“To undiscovered waters, undreamed shores” William Shakespeare
“One can follow the sun, of course, but I have always thought that it is best to know some winter, too, so that the summer, when it arrives, is the more gratefully received.” Beatriz Williams – Along the Infinite Sea Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Alberta Canada – Winter 2011
“And the mist of snow, as he had foreseen, was still on it – a ghost of snow falling in the bright sunlight, softly and steadily floating and turning and pausing, soundlessly meeting the snow that covered, as with a transparent mirage, the bare bright cobbles. He loved it – he stood still and loved … More Memory of Northern Skies
Memories of Winter 2014 – Macquarie River, Bathurst NSW. Inspired by WordPress Photo Challenge …. Close Up “He was still too young to know that the heart’s memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good, and that thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burden of the past.” ― Gabriel García Márquez, Love … More Frozen Memories
In a few days I will move from this place … the place where fog is born, and where the icy dawn has been my companion for many days. I truly embraced the winter cold waiting for sunrise, and the lonely silence of the night sky waiting for Scorpius and Orion. The memory of frozen hands will … More Days of Earth and Sky – Bathurst Retrospective
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
Winter retreats from the edges of Lake Louise in Alberta, Canada …. spreading its icy tendrils in one last dance in the Intricate balance between the seasons. Inspired by WordPress Photo Challenge … Intricate “Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality. When we recognize our place in an immensity of … More The Moment of Intricate Balance
Ailsa’s Photography Travel Theme this week is Belonging …. Society, as we have constituted it, will have no place for me, has none to offer; but Nature, whose sweet rains fall on unjust and just alike, will have clefts in the rocks where I may hide, and secret valleys in whose silence I … More Belonging to the Wild Places
Ailsa's travel theme this week is Winter Winter in Australia is fairly mediocre ….. We experienced a more serious version in Alberta, Canada in 2011. Banff Blackcombe Mountain – Whistler Lake Louise
Over the back fence ….. Cold front approaching.
The Golden Hour Winter wind Polar fleece Driftwood & shells High Tide The solace of sun on face ….. Callala Beach – Jervis Bay
The winter sun, out of the wind The river and the beach Solitude ….