2nd August ~ Thursday

Bright and sunny and humid after a late night thunderstorm. Currently 86F degrees. At least it isn't 96F!
Our little magical Humming birds have been extremely active though - need to refill their feeder tonight!
This is the best photo that I've managed this year. LOL They are so quick!



I've been a little lax with updates as I am in the process of moving from the solitude of the mountains to the relative chaotic noise of an urbanization on the coast. Gone are my sunrises punctuated by the sound of a whistling goatherd and the animals' bleating. Gone are my glorious red sunsets with burning clouds and a pink sky (well, they are there I just can't see them). Sunrise is to the sound of a lawnmower, midnight is accompanied by the arrival of the bin men. One saving grace is that I did hear an owl, so there is some wildlife out there.

Yesterday morning as I returned to the mountain for my piecemeal move, the coast was swaddled in seamist. Swathes of white smothered the front line properties and stole silently across parts of the motorway. People were still headed for the beach, to sit or swim in cool whiteness; quite ethereal.

1st August

Forecast announcement by James Naughtie on Radio 4's 'Today' programme:

"Today will be wet, then a little less wet."



31st July

arghhh! Been SO neglectful of the diary... never mind.
Weather had been better these last few days, not too hot, not too wet, but today?