Turbulent?! Oh no, it’s not a rant is it? Turbulent! Well now, this could apply to quite a lot – the economy? Politics? Weather? One’s stomach? No, no, not the last, all is well, and I wouldn’t go so far as to write on such matters. And it’s not a rant either. Not this week anyway…
So, the economy? Do we want my take on fiscal responsibility and supply side reforms? Gilts and bonds? Why green initiatives make economic sense given you might want to be alive – stop, just stop, PlaidCamper, you know when you start to rant, it’ll guarantee a frosty reception in some quarters. No need…
Let’s skip economics, important though the topic is, and also skip politics so all our blood pressures remain relatively stable. Although I can’t resist saying, given the midterm outcomes as of Wednesday morning, things could have been worse. Would have preferred better, but anyway. Glimmers of hope…?
That the leaves the weather! A safe enough topic if I resist the temptation to start on about the environment. No worries, at least for now – we’ve got as far as this paragraph, and blood pressure is within norms, let’s keep it that way. The weather being turbulent is where we are this week!
After a mostly delightful and balmy fall period, the weather finally broke and we’ve received much needed rain. Last weekend brought a robust storm, one that left many without power for a day or two, and we’d fully expected to be in that boat, but were spared this time. It was great to be down on the shore, well back from the crashing waves, and enjoying an exhilarating blast of ocean air. A day to hold on to your hat.
Then we had a good old calm after the storm, and woke to a close to wintry scene of frost and frozen rain/snow that took a few hours to melt away. It has remained persistently cold ever since, with mostly blue skies and brisk mornings, and an almost perfect way to shake oneself awake after a bit of reluctance to step outside.
I’ll leave it for this week, as we must go and pack for a quick trip to Victoria, where hopefully we’ll still be enjoying the cold and bright days, and making the most of it knowing the rain will return. Sometimes, turbulent isn’t so bad when it’s followed by calm…
Thanks for reading, and I hope you have a wonderful weekend!
9 thoughts on “Turbulent…”
These are beautiful photos, PC, and you have me smiling
at your not-so-subtle allusions.
Thanks, Jane! Subtlety is not always my strong point…
Hope all is going well with you!
I agree, these frosty photos are terrific, taking me right into the calm, the relative calmness, following some turbulence in the atmosphere, in politics, and elsewhere. Thank you, PlaidCamper!
Thanks, Walt! It’s remained frosty here, and we’ve embraced it, hoping the calm will take the temperature down. Apparently, a man made an announcement in Florida yesterday…
Hope all is well with you!
You always give me a chuckle.
It’s laugh or cry around here! That man in Florida…surely not?!
Love the stormy photos and the vision of hope!!🙂 Still celebrating all the good news of the week with only the occasional rant about my football teams and snowflakes. Looking forward to the World Cup and wonder how it will affect the Premier League teams when they return. Hopefully the weather was good and the Everton score was missed during your trip!!🙂
The best thing about the World Cup is no Premier League for a few weeks – phew! We always enjoy Victoria, a great little city, and it was mostly dry and sometime sunny there, so lots of waterfront walks and plenty to distract me from the live updates from the Everton game.
I hope your week is going well!
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