“Autumn asks that we prepare for the future …. that we be wise in the ways of garnering and keeping. But it also asks that we learn to let go …. to acknowledge the beauty of sparseness.” Bonaro W. Overstreet
The full Moon sets over the frozen Thredbo/Crackenback Valley, Kosciuszko National Park 4.50am, 4 May 2015. “It was the kind of moon that I would want to send back to my ancestors and gift to my descendants so they know that I too, have been bruised…by beauty.” Sanober Khan, Turquoise Silence Inspired by Ailsa’s Travel Theme … More The Frozen Light of the Moon (2)
Here in that subtle moment of time between Autumn and Winter, the cold of night is replaced by the frozen twilight of dawn. Clouds touch the earth and water … the day begins as the force of nature requires. Lake Crackenback lies at the foot of the Ramshead Range in the Kosciuszko National Park, NSW Australia bordered by … More Days of Earth and Sky – Alpine Dawn
George Harrison was right …. “Sunrise doesn’t last all morning”. There is a defining moment, where the sun illuminates clouds with red and pink. That moment lasts a few minutes at most. Afterwards – at dawn, the sky turns orange and “normality” returns. This image was captured a few days ago on the Macquarie River at Dunkeld … More Days of Earth and Sky … River Story 2
At this time of the year (Autumn in Australia) standing on this hill overlooking the Macquarie River valley at Dunkeld, the convergence of sunrise and the river mist floating above the landscape is always worth the time spent standing in the cold and dark. Once again inspired by WordPress Photo Theme Afloat “He found himself … More Autumn
The Milky Way floats above a pre-dawn cloudy sky in Central West NSW. Inspired by WordPress Photo Challenge – Afloat The size and age of the Cosmos are beyond ordinary human understanding. Lost somewhere between immensity and eternity is our tiny planetary home. In a cosmic perspective, most human concerns seem insignificant, even petty. And … More Floating like dust in the morning sky
Dawn over Dunkeld – Overlooking the Macquarie River and Stewart’s Mount at dawn Easter Monday.
And from the shelter of my mind Through the window of my eyes I gaze beyond the rain-drenched streets … And as I watch the drops of rain Weave their weary paths and die I know that I am like the rain There but for the grace of you go I Paul Simon – Kathy’s … More The Blurred Path to Camelot
Inspired by WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge … Ephemeral There are singular momentous events in the life of the universe – of star-birth and death, of colliding galaxies, massive firestorms of light that once or twice in a century illuminate the sky with fire and wonder … but the light is ephemeral. It often comes to … More The Ephemeral Light of Stars
“There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky, which through the summer is not heard or seen, as if it could not be, as if it had not been!”– Percy Bysshe Shelley The first frost of the season arrives in the Central West of NSW …. Wreathed in fog, my professional … More Autumn Skies – Part 2
“That country where it is always turning late in the year. That country where the hills are fog and the rivers are mist; where noons go quickly, dusks and twilights linger, and midnights stay.” Ray Bradbury Glanmire – Central Tablelands, NSW
Late afternoon storms roll across the green landscape of Bathurst, NSW Australia … Marking the change of season and charging the air with lightning and thunder.
Autumn afternoon last April on the Macquarie River, Bathurst NSW Australia.
Evans Crown stands 1104 metres above sea level and overlooks the magnificent Tarana valley to the west of Lithgow and the Blue Mountains. The Evans Crown Nature Reserve, a short distance from the village of Tarana, is the home of towering granite rock formations sitting amongst a wilderness of native bushland. The reserve has a … More Tarana – Evans Crown
Millthorpe is located in Central West NSW in the heart of a dynamic food and cool climate wine region, and is home to a vibrant community of local artists and talented people living and working in the village.
Macquarie River – Bathurst, NSW