Introductions

A neighbour called by today to introduce himself: Peter – a local farmer.  We can see his farm from our windows.  He was welcoming, friendly and helpful.  The sort of man you could call upon in a crisis.  He mentioned that the road climbing behind us is treacherous in icy weather.  A road to avoid when winter approaches. We have arrived here at the most perfect time in the year: wintry weather is highly unlikely now and everything is ready and waiting to burst into life.  If ever it stops raining and warms up!

Sunrise…sunset…

It was my first sunrise at Highfield so that made it a magnificent sunrise!

We have chosen a house which faces north-west.  It could present some challenges when it comes to my love of these special times of day.  The aspect over the open valley, with its mass of empty skies, will allow us wonderful sunsets, I hope.  I’m picturing sitting on the balcony, glass in hand, as a fiery orange sun sinks below the opposite hills.  But I’ve been less sure about sunrises.  Continue reading “Sunrise…sunset…”