red (hot) october

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yesterday afternoon was spent geocaching with friends, and the weather was goooorgeous.

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i recon it’s something to do with iceland.  their financial crisis has reduced the amount of cold weather they can export and as a result we’re sweltering in october.

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this was a strange thing.  it was a giant field full of lovely lawn.  turns out it was a turf farm

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all the kids carried sticks (it’s a violent world out there, so the kids need to tool up to protect themselves).  they had much fun splashing them in this bit of river

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and we found a nice xmas fairy geoaching travelbug

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as well as lovely pieceful woods.