Rainbows in the Morning

I am not an angry kind of guy, but there are days when life gets to you and you wake in a mood. Today was one of those days. I tried to snap out of it but couldn’t; yesterday’s annoyance just wouldn’t shift. So, I ran.

I took the usual route to my coffee shop pit stop via the quiet fields where the new foals are wandering around after their mothers. I like it whatever the weather, but when it’s hot and humid like today it offers a bit of visual relief. The sun was up early and even at 6:50 am you could tell it was going to be a scorcher. Then I saw it. 

Over to the west, set against the one dark cloud in site was a rainbow. In truth, it was about half a rainbow, but it glowed like ten. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a rainbow in England first thing in the morning in all of my five hundred and thirty-nine years, or so it seems, but it was staggeringly beautiful. And just like that everything felt that little less of a worry.

Thank you rainbow.

PS sorry I couldn’t get a photo, but if I’d stopped running I’d never have started again, and my phone would have struggled to capture it. However, if you dissect my head, the memory is in there.

Richard

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