November Landscape: Mist and Sheep

We have had a few bright days this month, but on the whole it’s been a grey, damp, misty November.  The forecast for the next few days is for more of the same, so I decided that this photograph summed up November for me. I can’t decide whether the sheep looks fed up, or just … Continue reading November Landscape: Mist and Sheep

auvergne landscapes: misty morning, domeyrat

We've been having an unusually misty spell of weather for the past few days, with very little sign of the sun. It's been keeping the temperatures down, and to be honest it can be a little dismal. On the plus side, it does make for some unusual and dramatic photographic opportunities. This is the castle … Continue reading auvergne landscapes: misty morning, domeyrat

monday verse: alcaic

Out in the deep wood, silence and darkness fall, down through the wet leaves comes the October mist; no sound, but only a blackbird scolding, making the mist and darkness listen. Alcaic by Peter Levi A brief return to my Monday Verse posts, with this lovely little autumn poem by Peter Levi. For those who may … Continue reading monday verse: alcaic

weekly photo challenge: afloat

Living fairly high up in the hills can have its drawbacks. On some days, we are shrouded in misty low cloud and drizzle, whilst down in the valley it's clear. But sometimes, just occasionally, it works in our favour. When the conditions are right, the mist lies in the valley, leaving us floating above in … Continue reading weekly photo challenge: afloat

weekly photo challenge: converge

Winter seems to have arrived promptly today on the first of December. It's chilly, damp and misty, and there's a chance that we'll get some snow later in the week. Luckily, we'd arranged to take the car into the garage to get the winter tyres fitted this morning. This involves us driving down the hill … Continue reading weekly photo challenge: converge

autumn morning, misty meadow

We're still enjoying warm, sunny afternoons at the moment, but the evenings are starting to draw in, and the mornings definitely have more than a hint of autumn to them. We had some errands to run in Brioude today, so we headed off on our daily walk earlier than usual, before the morning mist had … Continue reading autumn morning, misty meadow