I recently joined the Cloud Appreciation Society – an organisation devoted to the abolition of “blue-sky thinking” and with a mission to persuade all who’ll listen of the wonder and beauty of clouds.

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Here we go back to the halcyon days of Summer to watch the course of a Cloud Day at the Lunt.

Let’s all try to live with our heads firmly in the clouds!

Teatime. Well-defined base of Cumulus congestus – producing torrential, but short-lived, rain.

Mid afternoon. Cumulus congestus forming.

Early afternoon. Thickening Stratocumulus approaching from W. Wind rising.

Lunchtime. Altocumulus forming. Rain approaching from SW.

Cirrus spreading and descending.

Mid morning at the Lunt Fort, early August. Spreading Cirrus