Posts tagged “Nature

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.


Burnished gold

Another golden sunset:

Trees marching across the horizon;

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The burnished copper of the lake

Is still.

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I gaze at the scene

In wonder.

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For more fiery skies, please go to: Skywatch.


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.

 

 


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.


Before the melt

Guess what? The ice has melted!

But only a few days ago, it lay thick

Under a blanket of fluffy clouds.

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Ruby loves jumping on stuff and posing —

And I love taking snaps of her when she does.

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For more cloudy or clear skies, please go to: 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.


Feeling blue

The snow is gradually melting away —

But only last week, it lay thick in the fields

Below a blue canopy of silk.

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For more blue-tiful skies, please go to: Skywatch.