Sunset

Silent sentinels at sunset

Just popping in to say hello and to share this glorious view

Of frozen birch trees in a glowing winter sunset.

(It was about minus 16 C.)

Life is still very busy with house unpacking stuff so I apologize in advance for not getting round to your blogs.

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For more glowing skies, please visit: Skywatch.


Wet dog picnic

I found some good memories of Oscar and the kids from a couple of years ago in my archives…

We don’t often have sunset picnics on the jetty – here’s why.

Notice the lovely dry jetty as we unpack our food.

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Now look at how wet it is.

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And this was the reason why —

Dear Oscar could never resist a swim!

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For more good memories, please go to: Skywatch.


Rainbow is my favourite colour

Rainbows are delightful —

Especially when they are decorated with cloud moustaches.

Rainbow with moustaches

Seen for a few fleeting moments,

They remind us that life is short – and beautiful.

Drama

For more colourful moments, please visit: Skywatch.


Peace, returned

Canoe believe how beautiful the sky is —

With pastel swirls and the lone paddler?

Canoe_sunset

Pinks and purples colour the lake,

Making the drops of water from the paddle glow like jewels.

Water drops

After a while, the ripples fade,

The sky grows darker and more beautiful,

And peace returns.

Peace returned copy

For more amazing skies, please visit: Skywatch.


Glowing sunset

The golden light of October

Is as sweet as honey.

Glowing sunset dog copy

LIfe is hectic around here again

And I’m away with work, so won’t be able to comment on your blogs.

For more sweet moments, please visit: Our World.


The sentinel

A strange pink glow

Beckoned me out into the storm.

Goose+sunset

There on the rickety jetty,

Was a lone goose

Staring out into the sunset.

Sky

It was a moment full of poignancy and beauty.

Just him and me

And the whisper of autumn.

Goose 2

For more lovely moments, please go to: Skywatch.


The invitation

Wide skies of

Red and purple

Wide skies

Invite us to drink

In the wonder and beauty of nature —

Sunset lake

And, of course, if you’re a dog,

To take a dip in

Rose-tinted water.

On jetty

For more wondrous sights, please visit: Skywatch.


Orange beauty

There’s nothing better

Than strolling along the beach

Orange sun 1

And drinking in the heady beauty

Of a fierce orange sunset,

Sun setting 2

While the pink balloon of the disappearing sun

Turns waves into silk.

Disappearing

All photos taken while on holiday in Baleal, Portugal, this summer.

For more orange surprises, please visit: Skywatch.


Summer love

One evening in the early summer

There was a special light in the air.

Midges danced around Ruby like small diamonds;

Ruby

Brother and sister enjoyed

Some quiet moments of beauty while Simson charged in for a dip;

Sibling love copy

And a special glow painted the landscape

With summer light.

Summer glow

For more summer love, please visit: Skywatch.


Chasing planes

My daughter and I were enjoying a beautiful sunset together a few days ago —

And she was practising using my ‘big’ camera

When we suddenly saw a floating line of geese.

Birds

They seemed to be chasing an airplane.

Chasing

The geese flew away over the trees

And the plane flew right on up to infinity.

Photos by my talented daughter; editing by me = Teamwork!

to infinity

For more great shots, please visit: Skywatch.


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