Overcast with snow squalls .... bitterly cold.
2nd March 2018 (Friday) ..... 09.00 Oh my word it is bitterly cold, with snow squalls/blizzard blasting through regularly; not a morning for being out!
we had sunny spells between the showers, but today’s forecast doesn’t mention ‘sunny
spells’ at all. I like ‘sunny spells’
.... we need the “huge lamp in the sky” to brighten our day up! I know it’s cold on the beach; I’ve
been there. There is a subtle change
on though .... the clouds are ‘different’, and there’s a rawness in the air, and there's a mair 'black and white' look .....
unfortunately that doesn’t mean the snow is going to shift yet. I’m not driving anywhere just now , but I
do warm the car up every morning. At
this moment in time I’m thinking it’s about time I had a cuppa.
11.30 It is breezy out there. I’m just back from a walk across the golf course to West Bay, then back home via Chapel green and the Ferry High Street. At least there is a slight thaw on .... but the wind-chill is significant. I enjoyed most of the walk, but
walking into the wind at Chapel Green was hard
work .... and I had to hold onto my hat.
I don’t think I’ll venture far in the afternoon; probably as far as the beach .... high tide
is at 14.57. I’ll try to get some
rollers coming in... it’s a 5.9 tide with the wind from the East/Southeast so
it will be wild.
with a gloomy and cauld look. Didn’t fancy ‘gloomy and cauld’ so went back to the
|KIncraig cliffs - Earlsferry.|
20.00 This has been a very dour, cold day; but at least the snow has begun to thaw a bit..... I knew that when I went to photograph my icicles. They had been the first to thaw. I spent some time in the kitchen this afternoon .... roasting bits of chicken, and making a rice pudding. When I knew there was a bad spell of weather on the way I ‘stocked up’ with milk etc.... so I have loads.
I didn’t go to the beach at high tide; I was enjoying working in the kitchen. I remember taking a look down the Wynd and at the time the sky was a depressing grey,
|Earlsferry High Street.|
Tomorrow’s weather is forecast to be much the same as today’s; dull and damp with occasional flurries of snow/sleet. We are coming to the horrible, slushy and wet underfoot, aspect of the snow, as it begins to thaw. I might go into hibernation for a couple of days. Tomorrow is going to be a day of rest for ‘the boy’ .... walking, gingerly, across the golf course on the light covering of snow, was tiring! Gingerly, because I was aware of slipping on the grass. Jings I’m beginning to think ‘old’.