A Passing Cloud……

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What a great sunny spring day, today has been……  from zero to 12c. 

Beware of those passing clouds.  Temperatures instantly plummet by at least 5 or 6 degrees c.  Just a reminder that winter still has a long and stinging tail and spring is slow to take control.

But whatever you have control of……

Please Remember to ….

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

12th April

(C) David Oakes 2021

  

A Change in the Weather…..

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Bull Rushes from last autumn have survived the winter……  and despite the fact that we have passed the Spring Equinox, it does feel like winter again today.

This week we have enjoyed a taste of Spring.  Sadly today a retrograde change has occurred. We are back to a very wintery feel, particularly down by the Lake. The short term forward forecast holds little hope of improvement.

The weather will change again…..one day, and maybe for the better.

Please Remember to ….

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

26th March

(C) David Oakes 2021

Mix and Match Weather…. The Ups and Downs of the Weather

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Evening Calm on the Lake

Strange weather flow at the moment…….  The mornings are dull and grey, sometimes a little rain.  But get past noon and the sun appears, the clouds clear and blue sky is there to end the afternoon. Thick coat in the morning – shirts sleeves by the afternoon. I wonder what the weather gods will bring tomorrow.

Please Remember to ….

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

18th March

(C) David Oakes 2021

March Winds do Blow……

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Friday morning we ‘enjoyed’ 4 Seasons, each intermingling with each other.  For various reasons Buster and I had to delay our walkies till the afternoon……  and what a difference in weather.  True it was still chilly in the wind that had only dropped a little.  The bonus was the clear blue skies and sunshine.  A welcome tonic. 

The clouds that did appear, vanished over the horizon driven on by the South Westerly wind.  Thankfully it didn’t bring any further rain, sleet of hail. 

The Daffodils below the Hall say Spring is here…… but best not count our chickens just yet.  This may well be the calm before the next storm.  Certainly the forward forecast looks grim again.

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Best to be grateful for a bonus afternoon.  

Please Remember to ….

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

13th March

(C) David Oakes 2021

Calm before the storms…..

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Early morning sunshine to welcome the day.  This is the calm before the predicted storms due to arrive later today.  Schools have now returned after the recent closures for CV19 which probably explains why,  despite this welcome splash of sunshine, that the Park was so quiet.  Being totally selfish….it makes it all the better to enjoy.

The winter Heather is in flower, though I am sure my favourite Silver Birch had large leaf buds back in earlier February.  Shadows are long in the Yew woods, but its nearly spring like by the top Oak….  Sunny it maybe but it still looked cold down by the Lake

The sun retained a watery look and looking across the winter barley field you could see the cloud cover building….  a precursor of the storms to come

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Winter always seems to have a sting in its tail….lets hope that this the last of this winters “treats” and spring can make a smooth entrance…..Till then…

Please Remember to ….

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

9th March

(C) David Oakes 2021