Frosted delight

Come and let’s take a walk through my enchanted world.

In the early morning, the freezing temperatures

Create art out of silver beeches

Trees

And the hoar-frosted trees frame

The pyramid of the swings at the end of our street.

Hoar frost swings

Once out on the lake, I walk past

An enchanted red boat house

Hiding among frosted branches.

Hoar frost - red house copy

Zooming out with my lens, I see the boat house

Belongs to this summer cottage

Patiently waiting for warmer days.

As for me, I’m enjoying the last cold days

Of magical hoar frost and ice.

Hoar frost - red house 2

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91 responses

  1. mtwaggin

    I love the frost and the little red boat house is a perfect subject with all the white around. Lovely shots.

    March 4, 2013 at 15:41

  2. Great … I love that snowy forest. Wonderful photos!

    March 4, 2013 at 15:43

  3. SHE

    Although, beautiful, I’m sure you are also patiently waiting for Spring’s beauty!

    March 4, 2013 at 16:24

  4. beautiful …

    March 4, 2013 at 16:26

  5. The frost is gorgeous —and I love the words you choose to describe it. It is definitely a “Frosted Delight”….

    Hugs,
    Betsy

    March 4, 2013 at 16:34

  6. I was delighted to walk with you in your frost enchanted forest….beautiful photos, and words :-)

    March 4, 2013 at 16:39

  7. You do take us on beautiful walks through your photos and words and it is always a delightful, breathtaking way to begin my day! An enchanted forest it is! Thank you for sharing the beauty of your world, Fiona!

    March 4, 2013 at 16:54

  8. Such a winter wonderland!

    March 4, 2013 at 17:22

  9. Who live there? Beautiful photos.

    March 4, 2013 at 17:47

  10. I just love the little “wilderness” of your back yard. :-) That first photo is especially beguiling – the trees seem to be enticing us to walk down that natural lane between us to see what treasures lay beyond.

    Love the little splash of dignified red on that charming wee cottage.

    March 4, 2013 at 17:54

  11. lol – natural lane between THEM, not between us. (Where’s an editing feature when you need one?) :-)

    March 4, 2013 at 17:55

  12. TexWisGirl

    once again, thank you for sharing your magical frozen wonderland. :)

    March 4, 2013 at 18:12

  13. I would love to go for a walk in such a beautiful place. Awesome shots!

    March 4, 2013 at 18:16

  14. i have come to love frigid cold since reading your blog and seeing it so beautifully presented

    March 4, 2013 at 18:50

  15. Hello Lady Fi
    All your pictures are very beautiful.
    Winter is a wonderful painter.
    I send greetings.
    Lucia

    March 4, 2013 at 19:12

  16. The frost makes everything so magical!

    March 4, 2013 at 19:17

  17. those little splashes of color really stand out…the playground is just floating out there int eh white…..smiles….seriously magical pictures….

    March 4, 2013 at 19:37

  18. Chillingly beautiful! I love every one of these magical photos!

    March 4, 2013 at 19:37

  19. Wonderful. I love your snowy landscapes :)

    March 4, 2013 at 20:56

  20. I will be sad when your winter ends, but I’m sure you won’t be. The snow makes for some beautiful photography which you took full advantage of!

    March 4, 2013 at 21:33

  21. You have captured the frost perfectly….burr!!

    March 4, 2013 at 21:47

  22. Lovely…and cold!!!

    March 4, 2013 at 21:55

  23. Such beautiful winter scenes!
    Everything looks so very peaceful.

    March 4, 2013 at 22:11

  24. Ann

    That is some frosty world you live in. Made me cold just looking at it but it sure is pretty.
    Thanks for stopping by my blog today to read Betsy’s interview

    March 4, 2013 at 22:25

  25. I think you must be the Snow Queen because you cast such enchantments with your pictures of snow and ice and hoar-frosted trees!

    March 4, 2013 at 22:38

  26. Your photographs are always splendid, no matter which season, but aren’t you just a little bit tired of winter?
    I can’t wait to shed a clout or two.

    March 4, 2013 at 23:42

  27. magical wonderland. :)

    March 4, 2013 at 23:45

  28. What a lovely boat house. It’s very valuable.

    March 5, 2013 at 00:06

  29. cloudia

    So different from my morning. Beautiful in your beautiful eye.
    Aloha

    March 5, 2013 at 00:19

  30. These photos are indeed magical. You live in a beautiful wintry world.

    March 5, 2013 at 00:58

  31. Pat

    Winter is beautiful in your part of the world.

    March 5, 2013 at 01:11

  32. A frosty wonderland. Beautiful.

    March 5, 2013 at 01:31

  33. Absolute delight. Thank you so much.

    March 5, 2013 at 02:07

  34. All these are very beautiful!

    March 5, 2013 at 03:20

  35. Are you quite sure that was a boathouse? It looks like an enchanted cottage in a magical frozen forest!

    March 5, 2013 at 03:38

  36. Absolutely gorgeous…magical!

    March 5, 2013 at 03:43

  37. Rose L.

    Like scenes from a fantasy movie! Almost expect to see magicalcreatures peek from behind the trees!

    March 5, 2013 at 04:28

  38. indrani

    Snow white… so beautiful!

    March 5, 2013 at 06:04

  39. I just love these photos, it makes me feel so close to my true heritage that I will never see, only in your blog will I ever see where my family is and came from. Your blog is so important to me. I see the summer of my ancestors and you show me the winter of my ancestors and family in the beautiful way your eyes see it all. thank you for sharing this to me as that is what it is you do.

    March 5, 2013 at 06:30

  40. I love the detail and the linear quality! Beautiful. The first one makes me think of Breugel- even though there are no people.

    March 5, 2013 at 06:36

  41. Wow, those are beautiful “frosty” photos!

    March 5, 2013 at 06:38

  42. And we are enjoying the pictures.

    March 5, 2013 at 08:19

  43. Beautiful snow pictures you show …… we have in snow at present. Wish you a good day :) Hanne Bente

    March 5, 2013 at 08:32

  44. I love your pictures very much, Lady Fi!
    And the minimum of colors in the snow…
    Warm greetings from Holland,
    Anna :-)

    March 5, 2013 at 09:27

  45. Beautiful pictures ! But I am into spring now ! Finally we got rid of this snow ! I had enough, lol !

    March 5, 2013 at 10:46

  46. Nancy

    New snow makes everything look so pristine and pretty. Thank you for the multiple views Fiona. xo

    March 5, 2013 at 11:00

  47. OK, enough already! Do you work for the local tourist board!

    Glad you like the cricket!

    Cheers – Stewart M – Melbourne

    March 5, 2013 at 11:13

  48. Love the fine textures!

    March 5, 2013 at 12:02

  49. Beautiful captures of your winter wonderland!! It truly is magical! Thanks for sharing your world. Have a happy week!

    March 5, 2013 at 12:03

  50. great scenary!

    March 5, 2013 at 12:44

  51. Enchanted, indeed.

    March 5, 2013 at 13:09

  52. becky

    THis is just what I imagine Narnia to look like.

    March 5, 2013 at 13:27

  53. I see an array of dancing tree forms in these shots – lovely!

    March 5, 2013 at 14:09

  54. Truly magical, and your photographs are superb.

    March 5, 2013 at 14:49

  55. I love your magical pics and poetry. I think we had the AC off for about 2 weeks total this past winter. And today is SO hot I’ve taken 3 showers already!!! Seeing your pics has really cooled me down – thanks!

    March 5, 2013 at 14:59

  56. Your love of the season always shows in every take and is a pleasure to look at. Thank you LadyFi :-)

    March 5, 2013 at 15:17

  57. gorgeous images and words. I wish I was walking in that snow. The summer cottage looks so lonely (and peaceful) – waiting for its summer guests.
    Have a wonderful week, and thank you for stopping by my blog today.

    March 5, 2013 at 15:37

  58. Is there anything so charming as a little house, half-glimpsed among trees?

    March 5, 2013 at 16:00

  59. Beautiful!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

    March 5, 2013 at 16:05

  60. I hate the cold but these are beautiful!! Great series :)

    March 5, 2013 at 17:19

  61. Enchanting photos

    March 5, 2013 at 17:38

  62. Wish I too join the walk and btw. Thanks for the invite :)

    Wonderful winter scenes and like the hidden boat house. I too have post related to it now.

    March 5, 2013 at 17:54

  63. JM

    Wonderful shots! Just wonderful.

    March 5, 2013 at 18:30

  64. There is so much beauty in your winter wonderland. The beech trees do look artist and I love the layers of nature apparent in the photo of the nestled boat shed.

    March 5, 2013 at 21:58

  65. I always loved walkin in the snow, loved the crispness of the air. The is a magical quality to your thoughts in those minutes.

    March 6, 2013 at 00:19

  66. Jim

    An enchanted kingdom!

    March 6, 2013 at 00:22

  67. It’s a frozen fairy tale!

    March 6, 2013 at 01:26

  68. Al

    Simply gorgeous – I love winter!

    March 6, 2013 at 01:43

  69. I would love to experience hoar frost ~~~ this really helps!

    March 6, 2013 at 02:00

  70. Ours is gone, yours is still there, but so beautiful.

    Jen

    March 6, 2013 at 03:43

  71. Hoar frost is beautiful, isn’t it? I always want to photograph it when we have it here, but I’ve never managed to get such wonderful pictures as these, Fi. They’re gorgeous.
    K

    March 6, 2013 at 04:45

  72. Ah, this really is just magical… Such a beautiful series of fairytale winter-lands!

    March 6, 2013 at 05:33

  73. Beautiful marriage of photos and text. Lovely!

    March 6, 2013 at 06:12

  74. Beautiful snow scenes.

    March 6, 2013 at 06:47

  75. Hi! Beautiful captures! The boat house photos are very cool.

    March 6, 2013 at 13:43

  76. Absolutely beautiful! Now if we could only enjoy that beauty with temperatures around 10 degrees Celsius! (that’s about 50 F)

    March 6, 2013 at 16:03

  77. your frosty world looks beautiful to me!

    March 6, 2013 at 16:46

  78. Stunning! This looks like a wonderland!

    March 6, 2013 at 17:37

  79. «Louis» apologizes that he is so tardy in acknowledging your two recent visits. He has had very little time for blogging the last two weeks, but he very much appreciates your visits!

    March 6, 2013 at 18:15

  80. Maggie May

    It really is an enchanted place of great beauty.
    Maggie x

    Nuts in May

    March 6, 2013 at 23:19

  81. pretty scenery..I like the red house it shows up real well! Great captures! :)

    March 7, 2013 at 05:13

  82. Beautiful as ever!

    March 7, 2013 at 07:40

  83. Rahul

    Lovely frosted delight before the spring sets in:)

    March 7, 2013 at 09:49

  84. Zuzana

    What an enchanted place, these are almost too good to be true.;) Wonderful, you make winter look soooooo good.;)
    xoxo

    March 8, 2013 at 09:56

  85. i love the frost and that snowy forest.
    your photos are always magical and inspiring! :)

    xx

    March 8, 2013 at 12:50

  86. I love that snowy forest. Wonderful photos!

    March 8, 2013 at 17:14

  87. Wonderful winter shots, great!

    March 9, 2013 at 16:15

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