I have to say that it is a quite nasty day here and it is the wind that destroys it all. We went away towards the lake in the forest this morning and had to walk through the village, well to be honest, most of the village is actually big pastures. The wind was cruel even if it actually wasn’t that strong. We had come a third of the way when the snow came, thankfully those tiny flakes we’ve had lately but together with the wind it was like walking through a sandblaster. I had the warm scarf from Joyce so I was rather well protected but my nose was hit bad 🙂
But as soon as we made it to the forest it got too warm to wear a scarf 🙂 but I rather get too warm than freeze. We walked to the lake and for once we continued and walked up on the top of the hill. It’s more like a ridge because it is almost as steep on the other side as it is towards the lake. I’ve never walked there before and found a world that wasn’t affected by the winds at all. Too bad I had the telephoto lens because I couldn’t take any photos that showed the world on the other side. The area consists of ridges and vallies and is quite beautiful.
I’ll go there soon again because it will be too late soon because they are making it to a big pasture for the castles cattle. I guess that means that there will be no deforestation there from now so it will be protected that way but then again it will be hard to walk there with the dogs since I won’t know for sure if they have cattle there or not. Cattle with calves usually accepts humans but often tries to kill dogs as they see as wolves. I’ll ask the castle employees later on if they can inform when they have cattle there or not.
I did the laundry as soon as we came home and when I had hung it to dry in the wind on my patio my neighbor passed and he said the hunters hadn’t come today, I’m not surprised since it must be awful sitting there with the wind hitting all the time. Salmiak came too and walked on the entrance stair since he knew all dogs and cats were inside 🙂 He and Bertil are so much alike but Salmiak is always nice, Bertil very seldom 🙂
The fire is burning in the stove and I’m just about to make a pot of tea. It looks like the sun tries to shine through the clouds but I can’t see any rips in the cloud cover so it’s just a short visit I’m afraid.
The song contest second part was yesterday and I can’t pretend it was much better than last time 🙂 It is amazing how they have managed to pick out such bad songs and bad singers! I think that they at least would be able to hold a tune for at least one time in an entire song but I guess it is more important that the competitors are known from reality shows than being able to sing.
It is time to make that pot of tea and then to check if I won anything in the lottery yesterday, I doubt I did 🙂
Have a great day!