As the temperatures drop,
The colours in the sky intensify.
When the ice reflects back
The perfection of a pink and lilac dawn,
You know you’re lucky enough
To be enjoying a slice of heaven.
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As the sun was rising in gorgeous pink tones,
The bare trees of November and the frosted ground
Cast beautiful reflections on the lake.
There is so much beauty
In the minimalism of a buoy stuck in ice
And a float to keep us anchored
In case we fly away on the dreaminess of the
Stunning pink dawn.
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Novembers past speak of old jetties reaching out
To embrace the drama and gentleness of grey.
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One day, it’s glorious autumn
And bursts of colour,
The next, it’s heavy snowfall
And the magic of winter —
With autumn leaves still hanging on.
Although all this snow has now melted,
(Yes, all melted away!)
We had one wonderful week
Full of the magic of snow.
(I’m hoping it will come back before Christmas.)
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After our huge snowfall last week, I thought it would be fun
To fight my way through snowdrifts to capture
The snow-laden clouds.
The snow was up to my thighs.
My feet got cold as it seeped into my boots.
The bench seemed a good place to
Contemplate the horizon
And enjoy the view.
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We had the biggest snowfall every recorded
In November over the past 111 years.
Mist rose from the ground
As the storm raged on.
Autumn leaves continued to fall
After it stopped snowing – creating
A curious mix of winter and autumn (wintumn).
It was a struggle to get down to the beach
To enjoy snowy views.
Trees turned into Japanese paintings
With graceful curved branches
Wearing the gift of snow like a crown.
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The world changes so rapidly.
Only last week, it was beautiful autumn
And time for swimming in clouds.
The ripples of our actions
Have far-reaching effects,
So it’s wise to act with kindness.
Even a misty and cloudy sunrise
Brings hope and beauty.
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Two autumn sunrises:
One blazing across the sky as dogs frolic in the early morning;
The other breathing serenity
In gorgeous light.
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And tinges everything pink:
As the sun rises
We enjoy a moment of rose-tinted serenity.
The view from my new part of the lake
Is simply stunning on an early morning, don’t you think?
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A couple of weeks ago, we got the news that our beloved jetty (where we used to live)
Had been removed because it was old and rickety.
That was part of its charm:
We loved the way it curved and warped and bent;
The way it seemed to stretch out to infinity.
It was a big part of the children’s childhood —
Peaceful moments under big skies;
And it was there I enjoyed so many moments
With a best furry buddy.
RIP, dear old jetty – you will be missed!
(Luckily, I took a lot of photos of my favourite place
So there are still plenty to share with you.)
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