Golden yellow

This time of year as the days draw in and are short and sweet things can seem a little grey. We  pull the curtains across the windows too early and we focus on the warmth of the fire and indoor stuff. Nature is a little bleaker and we have to try a teeny bit harder to find a splurge of colour. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAA bit of whisky in crystal, warm and golden liquid. IMGP7847

Leave the frost outside….

mish mash 066and I am not greatly green fingered but this little brave flower pushed up in one of many neglected pots…..

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And yet more snow!

snow nr Dingley

I went for a drive to take (yet more ) snow pictures and got stuck down a back road. The car was sideways across the road and I couldn’t move it . Luckily someone was there to help before I got too embarrassed….

The fifth or so lot of snow this year in this area and all over the country I think which makes it seem a longer winter than usual. The daffodils haven’t even dared to try to make an appearance yet…

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Braybrooke Road

Edinburgh (snapshots)

Scott Monument

This is the Scott Monument in the winter season when it gets a bit crowded out by the winter fair. It still manages to hold on to a little dignity despite always looking as though it could do with a bit of a clean……

Arthurs Seat

Arthur’s Seat always looks like an elephant to me lurking on the horizon solid and tame…this was taken from across the meadows where I spent a lot of time walking to and from school but probably, at that time, didn’t take much more than a glance at the backdrop…..

(these are compact camera snapshots)

Edinburgh