Mare’s tails and mackerel scales make lofty ships take in their sails…

Our Sky this afternoon is beautiful. Apparently it’s called a ‘Mackerel sky’ or if you are in Germany ‘a flock of sheep’. They are small, white and fluffy cirrocumulus clouds and consist of ice crystals.

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About annie

I am Annie, living in a village just outside of Winchester in the Southern part of the UK. I am married to Bernie for 21 years and have Emma and Becky, 18 and 15. Two cats, two dogs, rabbit and 6 Shubunkin. I believe totally in recycling and Charity Shopping. I like writing and books. I sell interesting generally old books on Amazon.Hopefully this blog will be about my finds and include snippets of family life . I have three other blogs, one for my Rabbit, Black cat and my poetry. You should be able to find them here!
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6 Responses to Mare’s tails and mackerel scales make lofty ships take in their sails…

  1. Bovey Belle says:

    How pretty. We had a display like that early last month. Today's sky is . . . mostly grey, clouds fairly high and have left their rain in Ireland i suspect. The occasional bit of blue sky.I want a LOT more blue sky for Sunday please! P.S. I grew up in So'ton, so not too far from where you are now.

  2. Molly says:

    Clouds fascinate me too. I'm not too well up on what they are called but they are beautiful

  3. Penny-Rose says:

    Hi, thanks for your comments on my blog 🙂 I love clouds and this pic is beautiful. I live on a harbour so get to see lots of maritime clouds.

  4. Annie says:

    I am not well versed either in cloud names, I had to google for it when my husband said 'mackerel '.

  5. Vix says:

    I like the description! Ours are just grey and miserable and very wet right now! x

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