Category Archives: Nature

Thruscross Forest Path

Forest trail beside Thruscross Reservoir, North Yorkshire, England. A new friend and I ventured into the Yorkshire countryside to take photos at Thruscross Reservoir. While the water’s edge was worthy of attention, I was equally drawn to the surrounding nature, including this … Continue reading

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Snowdrops’ Message

Carpet of snowdrops at Painswick Rococo Garden, Gloucestershire, UK (2014). Snowdrops are one of the first flowers to emerge in full force at the end of winter. A few days ago I strolled through a local garden and saw clusters … Continue reading

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The English Adventure Continues…In Yorkshire

Castlestead and Scenery near Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Greetings from Northern England! I am happy to report that the Hubster’s and my British visas were extended for a few more years, so we decided to spend that time experiencing a … Continue reading

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White Rose, Red Bug

This week’s homework assignment for my creative photography class was to shoot a surreal image. The assignment stretched my imagination and tested my problem-solving skills. After several failed ideas, false starts, and adaptation, I selected this as my final image. In case … Continue reading

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Snowdrops, Dew Drops, and Silk

Dew drops on a spider web at Elkstone Church, England. On a misty morning in a church yard, the world collapses into a local dampened space. The mist appears to buffer sound and movement; silence seems loud when all is still and … Continue reading

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Autumn Stroll at Westonbirt Arboretum

Japanese Maple at Westonbirt Arboretum near Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England. A recent visit to Westonbirt National Arboretum to enjoy the colors of autumn proved colorful indeed. Although colors were not at their peak, a nice smattering stood out among the 14,902 … Continue reading

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Lovely Lake Bled

Lake Bled, Slovenia The beauty of Lake Bled was a central reason for my husband’s and my recent 10-day trip to Slovenia and Croatia. The first time I saw pictures of Bled Island I knew that one day I had … Continue reading

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In the Lavender Field

In a lavender field at Cotswold Lavender, Snowshill, Gloucestershire, UK. I don’t know if these two people are a couple, because I only saw them in the fields taking photos together. However, romantic that I am, I imagine that I … Continue reading

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Krakow’s Market Square Fountain at Night

Fountain and Cloth Hall (Sukiennice) in Kraków’s Market Square (Rynek Główny). Rynek Główny, the main market square in Kraków, Poland, is the largest Medieval town square in Europe. A modern fountain is located near the Renaissance-style Cloth Hall, which sits in the Square’s center. Although … Continue reading

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Animal Hide Hills

Hills seemingly covered in animal hides, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland. Between Tomintoul and Ballater in Cairngorms National Park, the A939 winds through remarkable hills with an animal-skin type appearance. These images were taken just south of the A939/A944 junction (Google Maps: 57.151653, -3.167048).

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