Life is a Beech…….

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When the alarm triggered this morning, I took one look out the window. I was greeted by very dark clouds and once again very heavy rain….. and for a moment or two, I thought that the best place would be to go back to bed and pull up the duvet.

Rather glad that I didn’t, for much against the forecast and my expectations, the sun came out and produced a fantastic morning…for November 2nd it was extra special….. so Big Wood here we come.

It was rather magical. Take some golden coloured Beech leaves, add some Sweet Chestnut leaves for good measure, plus a carpet of dry Bracken and you have a fantastic golden autumnal palette.

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The morning sunshine vanished…… they say that it will return towards the end of the week. A great start to the new week and the new month.

With a new National Lockdown now confirmed, I do hope that more sunny weather will arrive to help us weather the CV storm.

Please Remember ….

Stay Safe …. Be Kind…. Look After Each Other

2nd November

(C) David Oakes 2020

Moody Monday….. Head in the Clouds

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The Old Man of Storr, Isle of Skye, Scotland

Not the usual image of the famous Old Man of Storr and the Needles.  No panoramic views of the island and the mountains on the mainland, not dramatic seascapes.  But here, they do have their heads in the clouds.  Maybe not the usual image…. but for many, this is the weather that they associate with this north east coast of Skye.  Moody for Monday

Please Remember ….

Stay Safe …. Be Kind…. Look After Each Other

2nd November

(C) David Oakes 2020