Between a rock and a herd place

One evening this week, it seemed that the clouds might just be breaking up and letting the sun through. There was still the omnipresent threat of heavy rain, but I decided it was worth the risk and headed to a higher vantage point. Living so close to the Peak District has its advantages, and I was soon […]

Cows on the tracks and other metaphors

They say if the cows are lying down then it’s going to rain. Given how much of the wet stuff we’ve had of late, I was glad to see this chap standing up. His bovine fellows were lying down, but this guy was a non-conformist. Fed-up with the mud and the wet he was taking […]