Wednesday, 7 January 2009

ABC WEDNESDAY - Y is for....




YESTERDAYS SNOW!!


We don't often get snow here in Carlisle, Cumbria

because we live in a basin which is a renowned flood plain

in the mouth of the Solway Firth

when it does snow it's usually here and gone in a matter of hours


so last night about 8pm it started and it settled

the kids got excited

at 11.30pm I took my camera out

and tried to capture the moment

-not very well I might add-

what with the light, the wet flakes attacking my camera and the flash going crazy

I hardly managed unfuzzled image


I hope it captures something of the moment





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17 comments:

  1. Yes, Cumbria was on the main news today, looked very beautiful. hose were very atmospheric pictures, Saz.
    Here it is bitterly cold but no snow.XXX

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  2. Love that first one, especially. Dark and haunting, but with a hint of gentle magic.

    Cold down here too. Very. Do try toast slathered with Vegemite and Kashmari chilli. So warming...and very good for raising the serotonin levels without drugs.

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  3. Don't eat the yellow snow! First rule of snow club-

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  4. That sounds fun all having a look together, excitedly!

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  5. Those photos are pure magic!

    Happy New Year, FF&F. May 2009 be chock-full of magic. Or at least chocolate.

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  6. Brrr...nice, but nippy pics, FF&F. Make me pull my wooly poncho closer round my shoulders!

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  7. Magic indeed!

    Wanted to email you but cant find it...

    :-Daryl

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  8. Great photos...love the one with the street light...sort of an aura about it...

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  9. Very atmospheric! Not possible to photograph snow here at 11.30 pm as we have no street lights and also no snow.

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  10. Magic for the kids and a perfect photo op.
    Nice choice for Y.

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  11. Beautiful snow...if only it stayed rather than diappeared in agrey and brown soggy mush!

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  12. we only got a bit down here in Windermere- I noticed you had a 'heavy snow' forecast yesterday

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  13. What great shots, very artistic!

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  14. Yeah I took some photos of the snow at 6am out of the front window and startled a neighbour walking the dog! Hope I haven't traumatised him....:)

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  15. frumpy, do your talents know no boundaries? x

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Thanks for stopping by!

Take the weight of your feet, draw up a chair and pour yourself a cuppa. Leave your troubles at the door and together we shall ride out the storms.
I will walk a while in your shoes...

Saz x