View From The Glen

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Dirty Old Town

It's a dirty old town today with a whole lot of dirty old weather.

A Spring thaw is one thing. But a mid winter thaw - when you know the mercury will plummet again tomorrow - is quite another.

The difference is that a spring thaw brings with it the promise of snowdrops and new life pushing through the dark earth.

A mid winter thaw brings only grey sodden fields and muddy roads - and the certain knowledge that it will get worse again before it gets better.

Still - there are compensations.

The Enchanted Forest is opening up again. And split rail fences are photogenic no matter what the weather!

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