h2o

“Rain hangs about the place, like a friendly ghost. If it’s not coming down in delicate droplets, then it’s in buckets; and if neither, it tends to lurk suspiciously in the atmosphere.” ~ Barbara Acton-Bond 

SONY DSCMost of my leisurely walks are taken around water. Today I share a selection of photographs from this past week plus a short video filmed here at home a month ago to show what happens when it rains a little too much.

The model sailing club above and below

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Cooling refreshment was needed  this morning

SONY DSCDoing what comes naturally!  Sorry… just coudn’t resist!

“Do not be angry with the rain; it simply does not know how to fall upwards.” ~ Vladimir Nabokov   I think that’s good advice don’t you?

© SueW-nansfarm.net May 2018  In response to the photo challenge Liquid

12 thoughts on “h2o

  1. gc

    Love you and your unusual blogging style darling. With the ice caps allegedly melting we all need to build arks to survive. Thank you for sharing love. xx

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  2. Hi Sue, I loved your pictures, and your video was fascinating, (pretty blue boots), and the finale quote is great
    “Do not be angry with the rain; it simply does not know how to fall upwards.” ~ as I’m looking outside and smiling at the rain falling down !!

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    1. Thank you very much Ivor. So glad you like my wellies, my very old, traditional green ones sprung a leak!

      I couldn’t decide which of the two quotes to use and then I remembered something my husband used to say, “Save the best til last and always leave em with a laugh!”😂

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    1. Thank you very much Ethel. It has been a very wet winter/spring. A couple of years ago the levels rose much higher and we needed sandbags around the doors at the back. The son-in-law is intending to dig a field trench that hopefully that will re-route the water away from the house.

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