As if nature knew our woes, violent weather gripped our shores this week. An ordinary bus-ride home became an unfamiliar odyssey, with a menacing lake, and a strange, unaccountable light coming from the east.
The normally calm lake was frightfully stirred. Violent waves pounded against our shores. Thunder and lightning broke up our memories of sunning on these beaches in happier days.
Suddenly vulnerable, we saw that the line between safety and danger is perilously thin.