Winter is Hinting its Impending Arrival

The last two days have been overcast and cooler than the previous gorgeous autumn weather. People are now wearing jackets and jumpers for the first time in 6 months.

At the tennis club on Sunday, a beautiful and amazing natural event occured. 2 large (100+) formations of birds flew overhead in an easterly direction. I believe the birds were geese, but they were flying too high to be positively identified with the naked eye. The formations were not perfect V’s – that would be miraculous. Listening carefully, one could hear their squawks.

The geese were likely to be escaping the cold of the northern winter for somewhere warmer in the south. I don’t know if this was to be Turkey or another country. It is moments like this I wish to have a digital camera. By the end of next month I will have one…