I am passionate about English, and the challenge of expressing English fluently and swimmingly with foreigners was the principal motivation.
1 …having been brought up in the countryside.
2 Those mighty winds pulled in a band of cloud and some patchy rain through the small hours, and into the first part of the morning.
3 clearer skies and much light winds allowed temperatures to drop well into single figures resulting in a touch of grand frost in some rural areas.
4 The early sunshine giving away to a bit more clouds.