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SKY WATCH FRIDAY - A piece of sky

For other participants in Dot’s concept, go to Sky Watch HQ.

'A Roman Cumbrian Sky'

this is a piece of sky 

the sky above Hadrians Wall

but ...

are you  thinking 

that something

 is not quite right?

Well you would be right ...

This is a painted sky 

which hangs over

 the Hadrians wall exhibit

 in the Museum where I work!

For other participants in Dot’s concept, go to Sky Watch HQ.


  1. I'm waiting for an angel to step out at any moment.

  2. This is gorgeous! I sat on a piece of Hadrian's wall back in '97. I should check out the sky in that photo. Gotta get choosing something for SWF...

  3. I thought at first you'd masked off the sky and applied a Photoshop filter to it to get that effect. (Apparently this is quite a good painting!)

    But be the sky faux or real, the photo is still smashing!

  4. I'm with Mojo. It really IS beautiful!

  5. Very clever, I did think it looked a bit weird but I'd never have guessed why :)

  6. A beautiful painting. :-) Thanks for confessing.

  7. Beautiful art . . . nature is the best inspiration, for sure!

  8. Simply beautiful colour tones! It glows!

  9. Ooh! I missed this one...for obvious reasons I love it!!

    It looks like a painting!!

  11. That is a very clever idea. You had me foxed. I thought how crazy and beautiful the clouds looked againt the rails.

  12. Cool painting! I love the title of your blog and your profile is sooo funny!!

  13. This is excellent and so different.

  14. Saz: That is a most unusual sky at the wall.

  15. I thought WOW that is some shot .. now I am thinking she is SO clever


  16. Clever post. Thanks for sharing! A friend of mine posted a photo recently in another blog along the theme of "fake." Of course the flowers were obviously silk, but what she had done was shoot a reflection of the flowers. I love this painting. It is sooo realistic. Happy Skywatching!

  17. Ah, that explains the not quite right color, but it's a good way to post a pic without geting your feet wet.

  18. Very nice--and very creative.
    Who needs windows when there is art?!

  19. What an interesting looking sky photo. I do hope you are having a good weekend ...

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  20. Wow what an amazing shot. Thanks for sharing!

    Regina In Pictures

  21. Great catch for Skywatch! Happy SWF once again... Wishing you a fun weekend!

  22. What a good idea, well done.
    The picture is wonderful.
    Thank you for sharing.

  23. Very clever. Thanks for sharing the secret. What a lovely thing to look at at work.


  24. A good idea..I too thought it had been photoshopped. You live in a lovely part of the world.

  25. clever shot...thanks for sharing with us....made me smile.

  26. Ah very clever. We would never have guessed. Great sky though.

  27. Very creative! You had me fooled. What a lovely paiting it looks so real.

  28. Great ceiling and a wonderful addition to skywatch!

  29. Stunning photo, lots of drama of nature reflected there. Thanks for sharing with Sky Watch Friday.


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