Cold, misty….. and some frost


“Where sheep may safely graze….”

The mornings mist gave an extra air of calm to day…. frost was sparse, but even so the sheep did there best to graze in the areas where the sun had started to melt the frost and no doubt welcoming some warmth on their fleeces after a cold night in the open.

The month moves on and whilst the days seem to get just that little longer, the sun remains low, cutting through the woodland mists and lighting the Pines

It may only have been a thin covering of frost, but it lingered far longer than I expected creating a great contrast between meadow, shadows and the black skeletons of the Ash Trees.

It was indeed cold, well colder than most days this winter.  Cold enough to form Ice on parts of the Lake but for the most part it remained clear…


One thing you can be sure of…if there are Black Headed Gull around then there will be lots of noise and trouble….and there was…


Away from the Lake peace soon returned….


If our forecasters are correct, then that is the last good day for awhile, even high winds and heavy rains over the weekend….. as always we will see 🙂

23rd January

(C) David Oakes 2020

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