Wednesday, November 30, 2005

a white Christmas?



I took this last week in the Warwickshire village near my home. Beautiful, isn't it? I almost expected to see the odd duck frozen solid in the pond, maybe just its head sticking out. And then the snow came. For a while it seemed as though my dire warnings of a mini Ice Age were not so far-fetched after all. But the snow began to thaw quite rapidly and is now just a vague iciness clinging to the hedgerows. Well, this is Warwickshire. Not the Orkneys. Though I think the kids would have liked the snow to stick around a little longer.

Quite a few of my posts seem to be about the weather recently. Hmm. It's all very British of me, but perhaps I should try and make my next post about poetry instead. Just to keep up appearances.

Here are my twin sons, three years old, out in the recent snow.

2 comments:

Wong Online PoKer Hu said...

I have never really been able to experience more than six inches of snow. I'm hoping that this season I'd get to, even if I have to endure the cold at night. I've also never seen a view like the one you've captured with your camers.

Jane Holland said...

Thanks, the one of the village pond is a good wintery photograph, though I say it myself. Actually I have some even better shots taken the same day - ethereal freezing fog shots - but I used some of them on other websites I administer and I don't like to repeat myself!

Perhaps I'll post up a few more at some later date. Maybe in the summer!

Jane