Posts tagged “sunset

Golden moments

I’m feeling a bit exhausted and overwhelmed (apart from worrying about my daughter during the terror attack, I also got a phone call that Sir Pe had broken his leg in a parachuting accident this weekend) —

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So, I’m taking the week to relax and renew,

And to follow the words of Longfellow:

Do not delay,
Do not delay: the golden moments fly!

I will not be visiting blogs this week – but I thank you in advance for your comments.

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For more golden moments, please visit: Our World and 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.

 

 


De-light

(This is a continuation of photos from my last post.)

Oh, the soft golden light of sunset

And a hot haze over the hills of Sussex, England!

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And to top it all —

The glowing sun

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Turned tails and manes

To molten gold and bronze.

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For more de-light, please visit: Our World.


Transformative

Mist has magical powers:

It can transform ordinary objects

(Here a crane on the jetty in Ericeira, Portugal)

Into classic suspense movie shots.

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It turns a sunrise

Into a moment of purple-tinged drama —

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And if it lingers all day,

A misty sunset can turn

Landscapes into paintings.

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For more mist-ical moments, please visit: Skywatch.


Golden waves

The kids spent most of their time

In Ericeira, Portugal, surfing.

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Some days, the waves

Were big and foamy and fun.

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Some days, the lessons took place

Just as the sun was setting

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And it looked as if the surfers

Were gliding on gilded waves.

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For more golden moments, 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.

 


Peaceful pink

A walk down by a nearby lake at sunset

Revealed swirls of pink in the sky.

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The light gently landed on the water

Giving it a gorgeous pink hue.

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Later on, a small, silver

Sliver of a moon sailed into the sky

Bringing peace at the end of the day.

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For more serenity, please visit: Skywatch.


Frolic

It’s amazing how much a sky – and a beach –

Can change in the space of a day or two:

From cloudy drama

Footprints

To the joyfulness

Of dogs frolicking

In a glorious sunset.

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For more joy, please visit: Skywatch.


The ripple effect

When we look at ourselves in the universe,

We are but a small and humble part of the whole.

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But each move and turn we make

Creates its own beautiful pattern

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And tiny ripples of kindness or wonder

Can be passed onto others to enjoy.

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For more lovely moments, please visit: Our World.


Skies of love

When the golden sun

Dazzles on the water

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And it’s still bright

At gone 9.30 in the evening —

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Then the heart fills with

Wonder and love.

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For more lovely shots, please visit: Skywatch.