When skies are grey … raindrops on roses

July 11, 2008 at 3:40 pm | Posted in Long Walk, Nature, Photography, Rain, Raindrops, Rose, Windsor, Windsor Castle | 1 Comment
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We had a pleasant walk in Windsor Great Park to celebrate the start of summer holiday, and enjoyed a nice shower in the Long Walk on our way home (!)

Postcard of grey skies over Windsor Castle Long Walk 11 July 2008

Postcard of grey skies over Windsor Castle Long Walk 11 July 2008

The boys asked me to show you this gorgeous rose, a clear illustration of beauty amidst our recent rain.  The sight of glistening raindrops, and the sound of them peppering horsechestnut leaves as we ambled under and between giant natural umbrellas—from one chestnut tree trunk to the next—heightened the sense of beauty … if only you allow yourself to get wet and enjoy a walk in this refreshing British weather:

Pink rose with raindrops Windsor 11 July 2008

Pink rose with raindrops Windsor 11 July 2008

 

Grey skies in Windsor 11 July 2008

Grey skies in Windsor 11 July 2008

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  1. Very Nice!!


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