Sunday, 19 February 2012

A feeling for snow

There hasn't been that much of it, this winter, so when it's come I've appreciated it all the more.

These were some of the scenes from my garden and surrounding areas a week or two ago.

I love the way snow transforms the most ordinary objects and views you've stopped noticing particularly ...

... into tones of monochrome beauty.

The kids haven't had a single day off school for snow this year - it seems England has got rather better at dealing with the stuff after the past few severe winters ... drat!

Church in Penn, Buckinghamshire, named for William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania

Frozen fields ...

Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow (by Danish author Peter Høeg) is on my mind at the moment, as I'm in Denmark right now, where there is .... no, no snow anymore, either, but frozen seas and icy winds nonetheless. Pics and post to follow ...

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