The hills on the far side of the bay coated in thick snow. At sunrise the light catches them and they glow first purple then salmon pink. The weather up here may be Arctic but on cloud free days the skies have a lustre that is Mediterranean. There is a Royal Navy minesweeper at anchor offshore. It's being pummeled by the swell. In these northern waters young Lieutenants given their unexciting first 'coastal patrol' command certainly earn their money... and their sea legs.
Off to Pennsylvania for Christmas music #2 . Another old favourite but the voice is outstanding and merits being linked to again :https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FyEjH7YDmMM