Tuesday, 9 November 2010


Not quite an Indian summer but mild weather persists much to the relief of many farmers with late germinating and slowly developing crops in the ground.

Day time temperatures in double figures with intermittent sun to help warm up the soil and above freezing night time temperatures.

I can understand Napoleon when he wrote home at this time of the year scoffing his advisors that the Russian winter was going to be a lot worse, "it's like spring time in Paris, I’m walking around in my shirt sleeves having a right laugh with the lads before we head off to conquer Moscow, send me some sun cream, LOL, Bony!"