We really have had every kind of weather up here over the last four days. The last two have been utterly miserable with incessant rain, but over the weekend we had fog and a spell of glorious sunshine preceded by hard frost. Here are some pictures of each weather phenomenon......
Origami Boy's favourite climbing tree
Misty droplets on a web covered gorse bush
Droplets on Middle Tor
Russian Constructivist ice
Path turns to river
Drenched ponies including foal number 4
Two channels of water from the lane that have developed deltas!
Gushing from the moor onto the lane
There are only very, very few houses that would tempt us down from the moor. One of them is a cottage next to Origami Boy's best friend that has a couple of acres (enough for Trigger and a small friend), a stunning garden with vegetable and fruit areas already set up, a wildlife pond and a small arboretum. The owners have been thinking about moving for years but we've never actually been round to have a look. A phone call on Saturday got us excited at the prospect of a potential sale only to be dashed a couple of hours later after a change of heart. However, the owners suggested we come and have a look anyway so that we would know either way whether we would definitely be interested when they do eventually sell. So we did. It was heavenly and has spurred us into getting all the silly little things that a wrong with this place sorted....the hole in the landing ceiling for example! I think it's unlikely to happen but even if it gets our house finished that will be a good thing. I would miss being able to just walk out onto this wonderful wilderness but it would only be 15 minutes walk away. Anyway.....probably just a pipe dream. Until next time............Wet Snippet today.