At present, the castle is basking in an almost miraculous late autumnal weather window. The days are sunny and warm, and there are moments during the day when it feels just like summer. Of course, such moments of joy are bitter-sweet at this time of year, as it is a particularly intense reminder that the merciless winter is merely biding its time.
Autumnal mists and sun can combine to give spectacular atmospheric effects and yesterday back-lit mists rolled moodily towards the castle, but were vaporised before the could reach the building.
|mist looking west from castle|
|ectoplasm dangling from ceiling|
The morale of this story is that, for whatever reason, at Balintore there is always something new to see.
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