A Summer Place

This week’s WordPress Photo Challenge is to share images that say Summer
Having grown up in Sydney, and spending many summers surfing and walking on beaches, it would be the obvious thing to go with any of hundreds of images of the coast that I have filed away.

But …. here, in this land across the mountains and far from the sea, I found sun bleached dry grass plains and a sky of intense azure blue
A wide river with red soil banks of eucalypt and willow providing dappled shade
dragonflies and midges hovering at midday above languid pools
Pelicans and screeching black galahs flying into the morning sun
Scorpius rising against an ink black night sky
Solitude and peace in fields of gold beside a quiet dirt road
Here, it will forever be summer

Nyngan – Summer of ’06
“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.”
Albert Camus





2 thoughts on “A Summer Place

  1. What beautifully composed photos. I love the balance of your reflections in the water- and the quotation you chose from Camus is one that always speaks to me, too. Lovely- Best wishes, WG


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