The View from Here: April’s last Hurrah

And so April gave me what must surely be her last hurrah: a pin-sharp, vibrant morning to remember

As I climbed up the stairs not long after dawn this morning I knew from the quality of the light it would be bright and frosty.  And it was – in spades!  It was a stupendous morning! Continue reading “The View from Here: April’s last Hurrah”

The View from Here: moments and memories…

The view from here is full of love and promise

Saturday April 9th

This evening gave us our first real sunset.  Not a majestic, fiery, spectacular sunset, but a sunset nonetheless.  I have photos, but B has the best one which I’ve ‘borrowed’ here.  Continue reading “The View from Here: moments and memories…”

The View from Here: wuthering and rainbows

The view from here is magical, mysterious and multi-coloured

Today has been a touch frustrating.  We still have no phone line and the mobile signal is not great.  The internet is so intermittent that it seems to dominate everything as we monitor it in order to catch it when we have the chance.  It has taken all day on and off to research and source a fridge/freezer and I still haven’t been able to contact the company and check delivery.  It occurs to me with our access issues that I should check what size vehicle they will deliver in.  And we’ve both been tired.  I’ve still achieved a reasonable amount but it feels like a wasted day somehow.  Perhaps because of the early morning highlights: maybe everything had to be downhill after that…  (Apart from our driveway of course 😉 ) Continue reading “The View from Here: wuthering and rainbows”

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…”