That's a mobile phone photo took from our kitchen door over looking Bantry Bay. It's Hungry Hill over on Beara Peninsula. The hill inspired Daphne Du Maurier to write: Hungry Hill. Margaret Lockwood starred in the 1947 film or "filum" if you say it that way. The novel was her seventh book and there have been 33 editions printed. The film and novel are based on the the history and family saga of Daphne Du Maurier's friend Christopher Puxley who owned Copper mines in the area. I have never read it have you?
It's often said locally that when there is a cap of cloud on top of Hungry Hill, it's going to rain. The transparent like cap on the top in our picture. Made no difference and the weather is glorious at the moment. There has been a lot of frosts lately and this is always followed by the rain. I think it comes next Tuesday.
My grandfather could look at the tide and tell you what time it was without looking at a clock or watch. Another sign of rain is Beara Peninsula looking really close, dogs eating grass and rocks shining in the distant hill sides. What ways do you know for predicting the weather? I don't mean watching the news!
You have beautiful scenery and from your kitchen door. So green. Just lively. Our weather also is obvious from looking at the hills opposite on the mainland. As the clouds come down it is time to quickly bring in the washing. You can see the rain approaching over the sea. Never heard of the D du Maurier book. I'm going to look it up now.ReplyDelete
In the summer we can smell the odd rainstorm before it hits. The odour of wet earth is quite strong....carried over the sea I guess from wherever the rain is coming from.
Forgot the moon. If it's upside down.....when the bottom half is showing ....it means bad weather. some say they can tell the weather from fish jumping and other things in nature but I don't think they often get it right.Delete
Thanks LA. Margaret Starred in the 1947 film. Think I watched it many moons a go. Sometimes you can smell the rain before it rains. My grandmother used to reply on being complimented for the beautiful view:Delete
"The view won't feed you."
It's so true. It's like living in a beautiful oil painting. I am sure your scenery is amazing too.
My terrier eating grass and making her self sick. Is a sure sign that rain is on it's way. Smoke going up the chimney in a straight line/ plume is a sign of good dry weather. Thanks!Delete
With a view like that you want to go to Portugal. I don't understand.ReplyDelete
It reminds me of Cader Idris across the estuary from Barmouth.Delete
Hi Gwil. We do live in a beautiful place here in rural/coastal Ireland. We are not always blessed with good weather and I think a holiday home in Portugal would be very good for the body and soul. Wales is beautiful too. Thanks!Delete
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