Posts tagged “beauty

Peaceful in pink

I’m going away to Montenegro and Croatia with the kids for a week —

To see new horizons and sights.

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In the meantime, I leave you with

A pretty, pink sunset down at the lake.

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(I won’t be around to comment on your blogs for about ten days.

But don’t worry, Our World will be up and running as normal!)

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For more peace, please go to: Skywatch.

And, of course, Our World!


Sizzling sunset

Vivid red sky

And a sizzling reflection;

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The setting sun balances

On clouds.

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Later on, a bird flies by.

Peace.

(All photos straight out of the camera.)

I’m going to London at the end of the week and then filming in Gothenburg as soon as I get back, so I won’t be posting for about ten days. 

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For more dazzling stories, please go to: Our World.

And don’t forget Skywatch on Friday.


Balloon sunset

My Saturday nights are fairly exciting 🙂 :

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They consist of watching

The sun setting over the lake:

Preferable with a burnt orange sky

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And balloons gently floating away on the horizon.

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For more faraway horizons, please visit: Skywatch.


Blue-tiful

During my trip to Sussex, I climbed up Beachy Head.

The walk is a steep one – but I was joined

By wildflowers and stunted trees waving their hair in the wind.

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The blue of the sea faded

Into the blue of the sky.

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I heard the skylarks – and also a more unusual sound –

Bagpipes being played by a lone piper (intent on not annoying his neighbours?)

He played well – and the music made the scenery even more majestic.

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For more stories, please go to: Our World.


Wisteria love

I had a lovely visit with my mum!

Before going off to the hotel where we were staying,

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She urged me to walk to the neighbouring village

To enjoy the house with the wisteria.

And I’m glad I did!

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The front door declared the house was called

The Old Priory.

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Look at the windows and the flowers —

I fell in love. Who wouldn’t?

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For more love, please go to: Our World.

 

 


Spring surprises

You never know what surprises spring might reveal:

A floating bench on purple-tinted water at sunset;

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Three buds looking

Like small owls on a branch;

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Raindrops glittering

Underneath a park bench;

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And, popping up out of the field,

Camouflaged deer!

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For more surprises, please go to: Our World.


Golden wonder

A perfect April evening …

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A golden sunset

Where the heart is filled

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With joy and wonder.

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For more amazing sunsets, please visit: Skywatch.


De-light

It’s still very cold in the mornings and evenings (below zero) —

But oh, what a joy it is

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To see the light returning in shades of orange

And lilac.

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For more delightful scenes, please visit: Skywatch.


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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For more razzle-dazzle, please visit: Our World.


Frozen

I haven’t been walking down to the lake that often

As the path is treacherously icy;

But when we do make it down there, Ruby is Queen of all she can see.

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Splashes of purple

Look like frozen ribbons

Declaring ‘It’s not spring yet.’

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No matter how much we pine (get the pun?)

For warmer times, we just have to appreciate what we have.

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For more moments in time, please visit: Our World.