Another Perfect Winter Morning #Frosty #Sunshine #Nature

The coldest morning so far. It was still -5 degrees while we were out but the sun was shining and the frost was crisp. The perfect winter morning. Parts of the lake were frozen over but it didn't seem to bother the ducks. I didn't see any swans however, not sure where they were hiding.

#SundayStills ~ Let’s Go Walking #Paths #Trails

Welcome to the Sunday Stills feature hosted by Terri Webster Schrandt. This week is all about paths and trails. This path leads up to Conwy Castle in North Wales Also in North Wales, this hike was quite challenging A friend and I were staying with our friend who lives outside Boston, Mass. This is one … Continue reading #SundayStills ~ Let’s Go Walking #Paths #Trails

#SundayStills ~ All Things #Glass (or Glassy…) #Photography

Welcome To the Sunday Stills feature, hosted by Terri Webster Schrandt. This week's theme is glass and the first image is the impressive structure which is the Glasgow Botanic Gardens. I visited a few years ago with some blogging friends when one of them was kind enough to invite us to stay with her.   … Continue reading #SundayStills ~ All Things #Glass (or Glassy…) #Photography

#SundayStills ~ What does #Summer Mean to You? #Scenery #Beach

Welcome to the Sunday Stills feature hosted by Terri Webster Schrandt. This week's theme is Summer. I love being by water in any season but summer walks are especially enjoyable. Fun on the beach Colourful blooms and butterflies.  The birds provide lots of interest, spring and summer sees many baby birds. This year we had … Continue reading #SundayStills ~ What does #Summer Mean to You? #Scenery #Beach

A Visit to Powis Castle #Photography #Medieval

Castell Powys (in Welsh) was built around 1200 as a medieval fortress sitting in a hugely elevated position on the Welsh borders and is now in the care of the National Trust. No photography is allowed inside so the following images are from the impressive tiered garden with far reaching views. You can find out … Continue reading A Visit to Powis Castle #Photography #Medieval

#SundayStills ~ Monthly Colour Challenge #Quartz and #Diamond Sparkles

Welcome to the Sunday Stills feature, hosted by Terri Webster Schrandt. This week’s theme is Diamonds and Quartz. Sunshine sparkles on the sea Animals in crystal and clear quartz More ocean sparkles in the sea spray Rain adds a diamond sparkle to flowers and foliage

#SundayStills ~ It’s All About Trees and Leaves #naturephotography #trees #leaves

Welcome to the Sunday Stills feature hosted by Terri Webster Shrandt. This week's theme is trees and leaves. The photos below were taken in our local park.  Waterlily and photinia above and cherry tree below Trees silhouetted by the sunset and winter trees by the stream. Holly and a tree overhanging the lake to finish.