AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
I love a sunburnt country / A land of sweeping plains / Of ragged mountain ranges / Of droughts and flooding rains / I love her far horizons / I love her jewel-sea / Her beauty and her terror / The wide brown land for me / ~ Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968)

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Friday, January 14, 2011

Shall I Be Pink or Grey?


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ Another strange summer morning sky in the Dromana Hills, Mornington Peninsula
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Sky Watch Friday #120
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Summer morning moods
Rainy face breathes herbal scents
Shifting watching eyes
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18 comments:

Sweet Repose-Junk Revival said...

Simply stunning, I had quite the orange sky this morning here in Iowa too. It just breaks my heart seeing the shots of the flood tragedy, every Spring we worry if the Mississippi River will flood it's banks. They've had so much snow North of us, we will probably see flooding again this year, unless we get early thaws that gradually release all the ice melt down stream.

Mother Nature is a fickle beast, we never know do we...always a mystery!

Take care dear friend, hope you're enjoying your summer, it's one degree here today...brrrrrrr....!

Hugs a bunch...s

Esther Garvi said...

What a beautiful sight!

Sylvia K said...

Another gorgeous capture, Gemma! Love those different, rosy, pink skies! They do look a bit undecided what to do with the day! Your words are perfect as always. Hope your week has gone well. Enjoy a beautiful weekend, hopefully with beautiful skies and warm sunshine! That's a hope from water soaked citizen of Seattle!!

Sylvia

Genie said...

Gemma...This beait



















Gemma ....This beautifully captured morning sky has a mysterious quality to it that makes it especially interesting for me to ponder. As always, a womderful shot. XO Genie

Brit Gal Sarah said...

Strange but gorgeous! I hope you and noone you know is affected by the terrible flooding, my prayers are with Australia.

Judy said...

Awesome!! I just love the colour (whatever it may be called), and the detail in the clouds!!!

Mama Zen said...

Stunning shot!

Birgitta - foto CHIP said...

Pink of course Gemma :)
It's a wonderful sky!
Happy SWF!

http://fotochip.blogspot.com/2011/01/skywatch-friday.html

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Gorgeous study of the moods of the sky! I love this picture -- I hope it decided "Pink".

Miss Becky said...

oh my, what a lovely sunrise. It's very moody and introspective. I'm happy you shared it.

sue said...

Well captured Gemma. I'm sure you'll manage to find beauty in today's drizzly greyness.

J Bar said...

Beautiful colour.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

EG Wow said...

Wow! So pink!

Karen said...

Oh lovely, a fairy floss sky.

ladyfi said...

Wow - what a gorgeous sky! Never seen anything like it.

Kim, USA said...

WOW this is beautiful! Same here never seen like this color. Just stunning love it!
SWF

fredamans said...

Pink most definitely.
Lovely shot!

http://fredamans.blogspot.com/2011/01/sky-watch_13.html

Inger-M said...

Beautiful! Looks a bit like pink cotton candy!

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