The surface of the loch had frozen, broken, then refrozen.
The swans remained serene (Himself took this)
I need more practice!
By the time we'd completed our walk and returned to the car, our ears had frozen solid and fallen off, but we were able to satisfy a craving for Heinz tomato soup and cheese sandwiches back at the house and that more than helped.
In the evening I made the aforementioned rubbish card. And then a better one but I haven't taken a pic yet.
My mojo may be AWOL but at least I've got some nice new ink pads to try, in my favourite "earthy" colours:
OK, I'm off to have another go at my colour challenge. Wish me luck!