Tag: water

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“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

A Personal Interpretation

Article and photos in response to the Word Press weekly photo challenge which this week is ‘Elemental’ 

Each morning my daily journal presents me with a new quote and one from earlier this week fits the bill nicely here (excuse the pun I couldn’t resist!)

The starting point of discovering who you are, your gifts, your talents, your dreams, is being comfortable with yourself. Spend time alone. Write in a journal. Take long walks in the wood.”  ~ Robin S. Sharma.  Or in my case a walk around a beautiful local lake!

Elemental… 

Earth – Without which my August bounty would never have happened.

Home grown essentials 2

 

Air –  Air moving over the wings as the name suggests, is what gave this aircraft a lift and allowed it to fly up and away.  If the timing was correct this particular flight was bound for Malta.

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Water – Swimming near the surface are a number of Carp, catching the sun perhaps?

Carp in the Tarn

Air and Water – Requiring both air and water are these beautiful swans, seen here diving for breakfast and later spotted waiting with a selection of ducks for the titbits offered by humans.

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Fire – My multi-fuel burner keeping me warm during the winter months.

Log burner Mine

All Photographs taken at home and during a recent walk around the Tarn which is near my home in Yorkshire. ©Nansfarm.net 2017

Photographs added in response to the Photo challenge ‘Elemental