I stepped outside with my camera. I hadn’t realised it had been so long – the last photos I took were on 11th November! There was not much to see in the garden but I found a few things to capture.
The last few blog posts were scheduled last weekend, and they show a sunny, early spring kind of feel. However what has actually happened since I took those photos is the weather taking a more wintry turn. We have had snow and strong winds which have transformed my village with deep snow drifts. It’s reallyContinue reading “Snow Drifts”
For Christmas I made my family hats, scarves and mittens! 🙂
It has been a difficult month with some trials and tribulations coming our way. Hopefully we are moving forward to more positive times as 2018 approaches. I hope that the new year brings good things for all my readers, and I hope you have a peaceful and enjoyable time with the festivities that come before.Continue reading “Merry Christmas”
I spend a lot of time anticipating what’s coming next. I do of course enjoy what’s around me right now, but often when walking round the garden or in the countryside I’m looking for signs of what’s coming next. Waiting for buds to bloom or leaves to change. In the winter I’m waiting for signsContinue reading “Anticipation”
It was a frosty morning at my parents’ house this morning so I went out in the garden to see what I could see. My favourite thing was the combination of frozen and melting droplets on the grass as the sun warmed everything up. So pretty 🙂
I was looking for photos on the Weekly Photo Challenge theme of ‘relax’. Initially I tried to capture my cat relaxing with my daughter, but being a black cat, he’s not terribly photogenic I find, and this was the best I could do: So I started thinking about a different approach. Rather than something orContinue reading “Soothing Light”
Yesterday morning, there was a frost and all the fallen leaves were looking pretty with a frosty coating. Sums up this time of year of autumn moving into winter, with the autumn leaves and the cold frost. Inspired by the Weekly Photo Challenge: It’s Not This Time of Year Without…
The Weekly Photo Challenge this week is ‘Transmogrify’. What a word! This is what it means: transmogrify /tranzˈmɒɡrɪfʌɪ,trɑːnz-,-ns-/ verb humorous transform in a surprising or magical manner. “his home was transmogrified into a hippy crash pad” Well, in nature things shouldn’t be that surprising as they happen on a regular basis, but it still thrillsContinue reading “Beech Transformation”
Even though there is a lot of grey around at this time of year there are still the occasional splashes of vibrant colour even before the spring arrives. A few weeks back I spotted this moss glowing in the (rare) sunshine. I love the bokeh 🙂 Inspired by the Weekly Photo Challenge: Vibrant.