Yesterday evening I watched a recording of the Six Nations rugby match between England and Scotland; this morning one of the match between Ireland and Wales.
After lunch I posted https://derrickjknight.com/2022/02/06/a-knights-tale-99-1987-part-two/
Elizabeth e-mailed a selection of her photographs from yesterday.
the cattle by the stream;
Heavy winds having howled throughout the night, we drove to Highcliffe this afternoon to have a look at the sea, which proved to be very brisk. Intermittent gusts of rain rivalled the flying salt water.
I left Jackie in the Modus and others on the clifftop as I made my way down to the waters below.
This involved negotiating sections of steep, deeply waterlogged steps alternating with slippery slopes. I leaned on the wooden rails to let these surfboarders pass.
Various couples and other groups ventured onto the rocky breakwaters. Some were somewhat sprayed.
A nonchalant crow on the rocks ignored the waters.
While intrepid human surfers frolicked on
the wild waves
A determined little dog thought about joining them, until he lost interest and trotted back to his family group.
This evening, dining on Jackie’s savoury rice with a rack of spare ribs, vegetable spring rolls, and tempura prawns from plates on trays, while seated on the sofa in front of the telly, we watched a recording of the Six Nations match between France and Italy. The Culinary Queen drank Hoegaarden and I drank more of the Rioja.