Posts tagged “lake

Sauna weather

It’s the tail end

Of the Christmas holidays;

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Mainly grey and mild —

But we finally got some cold weather.

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Frosted snowflakes

Decorate the wall and window of the

Little sauna house on the lake.

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When the sun finally showed its face,

The view was gloriously peachy.

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For more cool shots, please visit: Our World.


Upside down clouds

A lone tree

Guards the lake —

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And its perfect reflection

Of upside down clouds.

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For more cloudy views, please visit: Skywatch.


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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For more pops of colour, please visit: Our World.

 


Sun-kissed

Sun-kissed skies aren’t just about

Warm beaches and a hot blazing sun.

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They are also about

The way the November sun paints

The tree tops with gold and pink.

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For more great skies, please visit: Skywatch.

 


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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For more autumnal beauty, please visit: Our World.


Pumpkin spice

The geese call out; they are leaving.

They look like musical notes stretched across the early evening sky.

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Lilac tones

Turn into a dazzling orange sonata.

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For more musical skies, please go to: Skywatch.


Sauna house portraits

If autumn could be summed up in a picture, it would be this one:

Golden leaves, the sauna house and Ruby posing by the water.

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Simmie would rather explore

And swim than pose.

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A week later, even more leaves have fallen off the trees,

Like whispers, and I see another portrait of the sauna house

Peeking out from behind the leaves.

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For more portraits, please go to: Our World.

 


Cloudscapes

Sometimes the rising sun (arriving later and later every day)

Sets the trees aflame;

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As for the clouds,

They give double joy:

Once in the sky and once in water reflected.

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For more cloudscapes, please visit: Skywatch.


Swimming on Sunset Boulevard

My daughter turned 16

At the beginning of August

And I organized all kinds of surprises.

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We finished the day

With a surprise swim at sunset.

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The sky turned from orange to purple:

A perfect ending to a perfect day.

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For more surprises, please visit: Skywatch.


The little sauna house

At the beginning of the summer,

Building started down by the lake.

It was a lovely place to sit and contemplate the sunset.

(That’s Ruby posing.)

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A few days ago, I went back to the lake

And could see that the construction was now finished.

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Turns out that the local caravan park

Has built a sauna for its guests

On the shore of the lake.

(Still plenty of room for Simmie to swim!)

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For more delights, please visit: Our World.

And Skywatch.

Work is busy so I’ll only be posting once this week.