Sometimes, no words are needed.
amidst familiar realities transformed into landscapes of unwelcoming frigidity, harmonize like a squirrel in the snow, drawing on autumnal bounties and memories of summers past, for soon icicles will melt away, freeing frozen dreams in Spring's long awaited thaw
This post is for Cee's Fun Foto Challenge. This week's theme is Things that are Cold. I have to admit that I got a little muddled this week. I had it in my head that 'things that are cold' was the theme for the Black and White Challenge. I dug out a selection of cold pictures from my... Continue Reading →
In the original version of yesterday's snowman picture I'd included snowflakes. These didn't really work there as they were too detailed for the rest of the picture, so I removed them. I didn't want to waste them, though - which means you get an extra picture!
This is my entry for this week’s Friday Fictioneers Challenge run by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. This week's picture prompt was provided by Douglas M. MacIlroy. The challenge is to write a story within 100 words. Occupational Hazards “Situation report, SR1.” “Data collected, Sir,” Lena responded. “Returning to base.” “Affirmative. Beware storm from northeast.” Lena quickly calculated her best course. It wasn’t... Continue Reading →
I've decided to join in with Cardinal Guzman's monthly blogging event. He asks that you post a gallery of between 10 and 20 photos for each month, all taken in an area near to you. Over the course of the year we'll get to see the landscape changing. If you would like to know more about... Continue Reading →
From Winter Retreat, huddle down, as darkness creeps ever further over the barren landscape. Icicle fingers bind tight; hearts and minds joyless, fearful in Winter’s captivity. A flickering glimmer of light amidst shadow. Watch night retreat. A shaft of pale daylight dances across the pristine crystals clothing nature’s naked beauty. A jubilant laugh; a... Continue Reading →