Sunshine is good for the soul

Spring flowers double their dazzling yellows.Magical, enchanted summer scenes.Autumn leaves aglow.And even in the depths of winter,a little moss illuminates the grey.Frost and rain bring sparkling radiance,and the Gorse flowersblaze brightly on the hill.The sun will shine again. https://flic.kr/p/t8SUU7 Spring flowers double their dazzling yellows. https://flic.kr/p/w9QPzN Magical, enchanted summer scenes. https://flic.kr/p/PtAzWn Autumn leaves aglow. https://flic.kr/p/CCS3zp…… Continue reading Sunshine is good for the soul

Winter isn’t coming … yet

fire and icefire and ice combineas glistening frozen leavesreflect the sunset coloursshivering in the golden glowas winter’s grip takes holdwritten by me, December 2012 https://flic.kr/p/qA1ieL https://flic.kr/p/CHisF4 twinkle even in the deepest days of winterwhen darkness falls earlyand nights are so longthere remains a glimmerthe merest twinkle of warmer timesglistening in the hidden spaceswritten by me, December 2014…… Continue reading Winter isn’t coming … yet

New year in the garden

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. Cyclamen still flowering Remains of the Hemp Agrimony Willow catkin Beech leaves still clinging… Continue reading New year in the garden

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. Cyclamen still flowering Remains of the Hemp Agrimony Willow catkin Beech leaves still clinging…… Continue reading New year in the garden

Snow Drifts

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 really…… Continue reading Snow Drifts

Merry Christmas

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

Anticipation

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 signs…… Continue reading Anticipation

Soothing Light

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 or…… Continue reading Soothing Light