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winter sun

January 11, 2012

funny how a little weak, winter sun can brighten the day

I’ve been cleaning the house, banishing last year’s dust, making room for new  

couldn’t resist a walk around the neighbourhood












even the birds seem  more cheerful

9 Comments leave one →
  1. Ruth Griffiths permalink
    January 15, 2012 11:36 am

    I really like the way you have featured the shadows in some of your pictures.

    That’s the balance of things; light and shadow, positive, negative…


    • January 15, 2012 11:48 am

      Ruth – without the sun there are no shadows. there is a Madri proverb that says “turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.”


  2. January 12, 2012 7:54 am

    You’re so right about the difference that sunshine makes. I love the photographs you have shared, especially those silver birch trees. It’s not at all sunny here so I’m just settling down with my new copy of Blue and White Japan 😉


    • January 12, 2012 8:31 am

      wishing sunny days for all of you.
      Lis – enjoy! my Blue and White is almost worn out.


      • January 13, 2012 11:06 am

        Oh I am Jean, it’s a beautiful book and now I have a head full of ideas!


  3. January 12, 2012 1:35 am

    every morning at 9.05 the sun hits a window and it reflcts the light in my bedroom. if i’m still in bed i relish on it.


  4. January 11, 2012 11:35 pm

    Isn’t it funny how the sun seems to bring a hint of Spring as soon as January starts?
    It has been quite cold here, yet I can already feel the change of season.


  5. January 11, 2012 5:28 pm

    You can turn anything into art Jean. Lovely photos you have been posting. It looks like a nice neighborhood – Love Nat


  6. January 11, 2012 3:59 pm

    some sun makes the day. right before sunset today we had sunshine. i was out in it, with wendy and some rosehips.


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