Posts tagged “Nature

September swim

September has been magically warm.

One evening, my daughter and I went down to the lake

For a sunset swim.

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The dogs dived in for joy

While the sun cast its orange glow

On water and stone.

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For more doggone good times, please visit: Skywatch.


Misty beauty

Sunrise and it’s the autumn equinox:

The lake is still and beautiful

With rising mist in shades of pink.

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The moon admires itself in the water –

Reflecting brightly like a silver penny.

(I’ve forgotten my big camera —

But as the saying goes, “The best camera is the one you have with you.”)

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For more mist-erious shots, please visit: Skywatch.


Layers

A couple of weeks ago, I was at my brother’s wedding

And enjoyed layers of love.

(This is my favourite shot from the day – just after the wedding ceremony was finished.)

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At the end of the day, I went for a lovely walk

And met these newly shorn creatures, who had just lost their layers of fur.

They seemed to be saying, “Alpaca my bags and come along with you.”

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And, finally, the sunset did not disappoint

As I enjoyed the little village

Nestling in layers of gold.

Layers both conceal and reveal the beauty within.

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For more golden moments, please visit: Our World.

 

 


Into the lilac forever

It wouldn’t be summer

Without an excursion down to the lake

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And a hot air balloon

Floating away over lilac

And purple.

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For more gorgeous sights, please visit: Skywatch.


Magical horses

Up on the Downs in Sussex, England,

On a magical sunset evening —

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Layers of golden hills

Glow like jewels

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While horses graze

And rainbows sparkle.

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For more golden dust magic, please visit: Skywatch.


Lovebirds

I’m off to England at the end of the week —

It’s a very special occasion.

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My brother is getting married!

So there will be celebrations, the eating of good food

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And some long walks up on the South Downs, I hope.

I’m looking forward to a love-filled week.

(I’ll be back on my blog in a week or so. Until then, take care!)

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For more love stories, please visit: Our World.


Catch me a sunset

Enjoy the view.

Throw out the line

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And catch a beautiful

Summer sunset.

(Lots of events planned over the next coming days, so I won’t be able

To visit your blogs. But thanks for your visit!)

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For more great views, go fishing at: Skywatch.


Strawberry surprise

The jetty in my old neighbourhood

Is still as delightfully wonky as ever.

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And the world looks deliciously

Enchanting with the rising sun.

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For more surprises, please visit: Skywatch.


Postcards from June

June was a time of misty greens

And magical tunnels of leaves.

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It drizzled a lot,

Meaning that everything

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Appeared misty

And slightly out of focus.

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But you know what –

I love it!

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For more misty greens, please visit: Our World.


Golden goldens

It was a gorgeous evening

When I went out for a walk with the dogs.

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The summer light

Drizzled over grass and dogs alike

Lighting up the fields

With its honeyed glow

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So that there was gold

Both in the sky

And in the grass.

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For more golden shots, please visit: Skywatch.