Woke at 5 to find heavy rain, which ceased before 7. Sky overcast, although a few gleams of sun were coming through. Felt very nervous.
As I came over
I saw the old shunting engine, the one with cow-catchers and a bell. I always used to be thrilled with this as a child, thinking it was exactly like an American engine. At the bottom of Hythe Hill I saw a gipsy caravan, with three young gipsies riding in the front. Hythe Bridge
The sky was clearing as I cycled back to Lawford, with a wild, red and yellow sunset. There was a shower, and a wonderful rainbow appeared in the north-east. It was glorious, giving out a radiance of its own.
Wind tonight, and leaves coming down fast.