2016: the year of spaciousness

Because there's more to life than work



Wow, winter’s really getting into its stride this week. I could feel the temperature difference even before I got out of bed this morning. The frost didn’t melt all day in the shade, which meant I didn’t have to run round in my dressing gown this time to get pics.



IMG_2275Frost is destructive, but its thousands of miniscule crystals make you look at the commonplace as if you’ve never seen it before. I love how the macro setting on the camera can pick up the tiniest of details, like the way the frost has gathered on each of the hairs on this geranium leaf.

Above it all, the bluest of skies – but the sun is so low in the sky now it hardly touches the garden at all.


IMG_2276The green stems and red berries of the climbing rose scrambling through the cherry is the only bit of colour left there now. Almost every leaf is on the ground.


9 thoughts on “Bbbrrrrr!!!

  1. Thanks – this is the first year I’ve ever really taken frost pictures so still getting used to it 🙂

  2. Love these frosty pictures – we haven’t had any here (yet) but i will be trying my hand at some more when it arrives!

  3. Absolutely beautiful pictures. 🙂

    • Thanks Joanna! And loved your earlier post with poem about the Tibetan singing bowls, very real insights on the ‘fear’ factor and poem just beautiful, read in a rush and was intending to come back and comment later 🙂

  4. gorgeous!

    Wishing you a magical Christmas season and all the good things in 2014! 🙂

  5. You too Geraldine – thanks for all your lovely posts and look forward to reading more in 2014 🙂

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