Sunday, February 1, 2015

Still in hibernation






















The early days of 2015 have been quiet ones for us here. Its all about the weather - gales, snow, hail and oh - so cold. I get outside every day if I can, even if it is a quick dash down to the pier with Mick, dodging the stinging hailstones that come scattering  over the hills. Then it is back home - a warm drink by the fire, a spot of crafting, a filling meal.

Not much has been happening, really, so I haven't had anything to post. Still, it's February now and the evenings are definitely getting lighter, reminding me that the busy-ness of the long daylight will soon be here. Hmmm - I think it is time to throw another peat on the fire and enjoy just a wee bit more of this hibernation. xx

11 comments:

  1. Can you believe today was 65 degrees here, the trees are budding and the snow I have been wishing for has a 50% chance of arriving on Friday?! Enjoy your cold, winter days.

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  2. I love hibernating, your pictures are lovely and don't really convey the bitter cold!

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  3. Although I am at the other end of the country, hibernating añd waiting seems to be my January theme too

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  4. Ahh another lovely post - tonic for the soul. You enjoy your hibernation, its what humans should do this time of year.

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  5. hibernating is very much the order of the day! we're under seige from a winter storm and from what i saw of the snow and heard of the wind when i let the dogs out just now, i don't think we'll be going too far today!

    i just spotted a book in your sidebar -- Callanish by William Horwood -- i LOVED the Duncton Wood books..so naturally my curiosity is piqued!!

    hunker down, i say....the best part of winter is the forced quietude...something i seem to forget to treasure sometimes.

    xo

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  6. Hibernation is a good idea...time to quietly tidy up after all the too busy to stop time!

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  7. your season of hibernation sounds lovely... even the hail! Enjoy. :)

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  8. Here on the Canadian prairies we are once again into the bitter, frigid temperatures. I send you some warmth and a cup o'tea over the cyber-waves! :) Keep warm and cosy!

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  9. Hibernating is a good thing at this time of year. I have not been terribly successful at it. we are now hibernating with illness :(

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  10. Jacqui, with those dramatically beautiful surroundings I can tell why you'd be drawn outdoors for a walk, despite the weather. It also seems a perfect way to gain additional appreciation for the warmth to be found at home...indoors by the fire.

    Each photograph is a beauty! xo

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  11. So, whatcha making with the quilting supplies? Love the colour combination!

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