Posts tagged “boat

Fabulous fog

I tried to grab some fog …

And I don’t think I mist!

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I love the way fog

Transforms everything:

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Trees, dog, and boat.

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Ruby’s favourite pastime

Is to jump up on tall rocks

And wait for treats (fog or no fog).

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For more mist-eries, please visit: Our World.


Come dance with me

Somewhere in the woods, next to the lake,

There is a small strip of beach

Called The People’s Park.

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There is a dance floor under a round roof

And a dilapidated, little hut.

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Still, the location is good:

It’s right next to the water

And has its own jetty

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With a charming orange boat

Sprinkled with sugary snow —

Just waiting for the summer.

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For more hidden gems, please visit: Our World.


The blue hour

Late summer is a time for the blues —

Time for the happy blues;

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Time to gaze in wonder

At the ripples

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And enjoy a golden sunset

(And a dog).

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For more blues, please visit: Skywatch.


The Feather Islands

During the school holidays, the kids and I went to Fjäderholmarna —

Or in English, The Feather Islands.

As the boat left Stockholm, we passed the city’s most famous crane

Painted as a giraffe. (It’s near the funfair.)

Giraffe

After half an hour, we arrived on the island

And visited a local café.

We followed the sign and started off the day with ice cream…

Eat dessert

The island has a strong tradition of fishing,

And one of the boathouses was decorated

With the fearsome skulls of pike.

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My two small adventurers

Discovered many places to explore.

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We visited the local glassblower

And admired a work in progress,

Glowing like a jewel.

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Tired and happy, we returned home on the boat

Under a dramatic sky.

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For more adventures, please visit: Our World Tuesday.

 

 


Magical rays

Sometimes an ordinary evening

Can be transformed by rays

Breaking through the clouds

Magic rays

And a magical light

Spreading across the horizon.

I guess the same thing could be said for life.

(I’m away in England again for a wedding, so won’t be able to visit you. But thank you for visiting me!)

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For more magic, please visit: Skywatch.


Snowy walk

A few weeks ago, the sun was shining

And the diamonds danced on the snow.

A perfect day for a walk with my furry buddy, Oscar.

Start the walk

This boat has been adrift

On the snowy landscape all winter.

Snow boat

Our neighbours placed their impressive gingerbread church

Outside for us – and the birds – to enjoy.

Gingerbread house

Walking down twisty lanes

I spied a vibrant splash of colour in someone’s garden:

An old red pump.

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On the way home, we crossed the railway lines

In time to see the train disappearing

In a magical golden mist.

I felt as if I were living out a dream

In this enchanted winter wonderland.

Golden otherworld

For more magical moments, please visit: Our World Tuesday.


Caramel surprise

There’s nothing sweeter

Than creeping outside in the chill of a misty sunrise

To discover toffee reflections,

And the deliciousness of caramel clouds;

To stand there in awe and wonder

Feeling so thankful

For the sweet sweet morning.

For more sweets, please visit: Skywatch.