Yes, this picture was taken at lunchtime on Christmas Day, ie., yesterday.
The extended spell of mild weather has encouraged an unusually early display of Spring flowers’
The title, I feel, requires no exploration or elaboration!
Yesterday morning we experienced the first extensive autumn fog of the year.
In the sheep field the trees took on a spectral appearance.
At the local reservoir the mirror-like water and shroud of fog melted into a seamless infinity.
The fruit tree at the bottom of the garden struggled valiantly to make its presence known.
The sun shone at times yesterday. We could see the rain more clearly!!
Still the British summer continues in the manner to which we have become accustomed. Last month was officially the wettest June ever and now, almost half way through July, there is little change and the weather forecasts do not sound encouraging.
Even in Spain the sun doesn’t always shine!
When the weather is being obnoxious – as during the past two weeks – I sometimes take comfort from pictures taken last summer, such as this simple scene from Carbis Bay. It exudes peace and quiet as the blue sky reflects in the wet sand.
The forecast predicted showers. The sky suggests the forecasters were right!
After the snow came the fog! On the neighbouring farm ghostly shapes of animals and trees appeared and disappeared.
Foggy morning 2
See also As seen through the window, The Thaw, Arctic in a pond,