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Purple haze

After the rain —

A sky full of wonder.

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Puddles of lilac

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And a purple haze in the sky.

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Wonder

After three months of drought, forest fires and extreme heat,

The weather has finally turned cool and rainy.

It sure looks good!

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Strawberry crush

A hot sunset

Sizzles over the lake.

A mother duck and her babies swim by.

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Peace descends on the water

In the form of strawberry crush.

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The colours of spring

Spring has burst forth

In an outburst of molten gold;

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The ice melts

In shades of blue;

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And petals offer up

Bouquets of purple.

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Oh, how I love the colours of spring!

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Frosted views

The snow is melting and the light is changing —

But who says that winter is without its own bright light?

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When it is cold with hoar frost

Lying thick on the branches

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And, with the sun shining,

The cold can be just as dazzling.

(Photos taken in February.)

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Feeling blue

The snow is gradually melting away —

But only last week, it lay thick in the fields

Below a blue canopy of silk.

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Dragon skies

A fiery dragon

Swept across the sky —

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Leaving behind

A purple haze.

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How to photobomb successfully

Get your camera and two dogs

And walk down to the lake.

Admire the sunset with boats.

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Turn away for a few seconds,

Allowing your furry friends to get into the photo.

Then click to get a sweet photobomb.

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A Viking spring

Spring in Sweden is often a time

Of surprise snow, minus temperatures and hard frosts.

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It might not be the kind of spring we want —

But it is beautiful anyway.

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Pink heaven

As the temperatures drop,

The colours in the sky intensify.

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When the ice reflects back

The perfection of a pink and lilac dawn,

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You know you’re lucky enough

To be enjoying a slice of heaven.

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