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Molten gold

One chilly morning, the fog lay like

A silken scarf across the cemetery.

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The church rose out of the golden mist

Like a ship riding on misty waves.

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A caretaker’s van looked

Picturesque against the burnished sky;

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And oh, the trees!

They floated in that sky of molten gold!

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I’ll only be posting once this week as it gets crazy busy in the run-up to Christmas.

For more golden moments, please visit: Our World.

And don’t forget Skywatch.

Upside down clouds

A lone tree

Guards the lake —

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And its perfect reflection

Of upside down clouds.

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For more cloudy views, please visit: Skywatch.

Still grey

I get a lot of comments about how colourful my world is. That’s because I focus on the bright and the colours.

But as you can imagine, we do get a lot of grey days.

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Even then, there is beauty in the stillness of the grey;

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And in the perfect upside world of reflections.

Bare birches paint abstract pictures in the water;

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And the pop of colourful buoys make them look like

Floating sweets.

(The grey almost adds a 3D feeling to the scenes, don’t you think?)

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For more pops of colour, please visit: Our World.

 

Sun-kissed

Sun-kissed skies aren’t just about

Warm beaches and a hot blazing sun.

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They are also about

The way the November sun paints

The tree tops with gold and pink.

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For more great skies, please visit: Skywatch.

 

Hanging on to autumn

Our winter snow has washed away in the rain,

So I’m still hanging on to autumn.

(Pictures taken a couple of weeks ago.)

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I can’t get enough of the bright reflections,

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The emerald of the evergreens

Blending with the fiery colours of the birch trees.

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The blueberry forests are green once again,

But I spy a furry friend in her autumn coat.

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For more colourful posts, please go to: Our World.

Drama in the skies

We had a lovely snowfall, which has now all melted away unfortunately,

But I made it down to the lake to enjoy the view before the snow disappeared.

This is our sunset at 14.45!

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Clouds created

Lilac veils of drama

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And the trees seemed to tickle

The purple bellies of the clouds.

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For more drama, please visit: Skywatch.

From heron to eternity

What is more delicious than the bright flames of autumn

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And the zen of a heron gliding over the water

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Before flying off into eternity?

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For more beauty, please visit: Our World.

Double moon sky

It’s a frosty dawn,

And the moon reflects in the still waters of the lake

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Like a penny dipped in silver.

The golden trees are a tapestry of light.

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Later on, we get to the little beach by the sauna house:

The moon is gone,

But not the beauty of a calm, early morning with frost.

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For more beauty, please visit: Skywatch.

 

 

Autumn, reflected

The bare bones of autumn

With rich splashes of colour are delightful.

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The fiery lanterns of leaves

Hang upside down in still waters.

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And all that gold from the autumn sun

Is reflected back on furry coat and field.

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For more autumnal beauty, please visit: Our World.

Pumpkin spice

The geese call out; they are leaving.

They look like musical notes stretched across the early evening sky.

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Lilac tones

Turn into a dazzling orange sonata.

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For more musical skies, please go to: Skywatch.

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