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, June 29, 2012

Sunset After Rain


It has been raining, raining raining.
Finally, some colour in the sky at the end of the day.

Watery colours
Like a wash of candy puffs
Like melting moments

Linking to:
SkyWatch Friday

19 comments:

Sylvia K said...

Glorious, colorful skies, Gemma, and what a wonderful way to end a day -- any day! The perfect words as always! I hope you have a great weekend!

Sylvia

Sherry Blue Sky said...

What a SPECTACULAR sunset, kiddo! I miss ocean sunsets so much. I am trapped inland, mid-Island, now, in a valley ringed by mountains. We only occasionally get faint traces of color sometimes, leftovers from the sunset. I try to stand on tiptoe, to see the spectacular sunsets I know are going on at the beach. I do miss them.

Steffi said...

Stunning photo of a sunset!

HansHB said...

A beautiful sky!

Gary said...

Very vivid colours!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Sallie (FullTime-Life.com said...

Oh Gemma, that's worth putting up with rain for a while!!! (We've just come from hot dry smoky Colorado, so I a in a very appreciate of rain state right now.) Road trip put me behind on blog reading -- be back to catch up soon.,

vincibene said...

Wonderful colours!

Tina´s PicStory said...

amazing colors! :)

Valerie said...

A very pretty sky indeed Gemma. Have a great weekend.

Jim said...

Beautiful shot.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

Judy said...

Beautiful skies!! The colours are so vivid!!

Joyful said...

This is stunning!

Artlover said...

Stunning photo. I like this scene of sunset.

Liz said...

Beautiful capture. Happy sky watching.

My Sky.

NatureStop said...

Great shot of a beautiful sunset. Have a great weekend!

Shantana

Black Jack's Carol said...

You're not kidding about "some" colour. Those shades are spectacular, and I'm sure, especially appreciated after rain!

eileeninmd said...

Wow, Gemma! I would say there is a lot of color there. Beuatiful sky and sunset. Lovely capture, thanks for sharing.

Lea said...

Beautiful!
Have a blessed day!
Lea
Lea's Menagerie

Carola said...

Great colors, beautiful sunset, lovely tree.

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