Nature

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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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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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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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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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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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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Autumn surprises

Autumn is a golden

Curtain of leaves;

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It’s the russet fur

Of autumn-coloured dogs;

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And the surprise of deer

Blending in with the trees.

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September swan song

Whether in the early morning,

With fog and stripes of light;

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Or dressed in purple gauze

At first light;

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And even winging away at sunset

On the tips of feathers —

September’s swan song is beautiful.

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Curtains of light

Late August is a beautiful time of year

For light.

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Fields of gold glow in the early morning;

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Curtains of light float to the ground;

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And diamond drops glitter

In the deliciously chilly air.

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Hallelujah chorus

A choir of glorious rays

Breaks over the English countryside.

It’s sunset

And you can almost hear the angels sing.

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