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)


Friday, March 25, 2011

Heavy White Clouds

Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ A view across the oval at Casey Fields near my school.
We run our cross country here - hence the waiting markers!
Sky Watch Friday #130

Bulbous white cocoons
Hung from invisible boughs
Whispers of cool rain

Hosted by Klaus Sandy Wren Fishing Guy Sylvia


Sylvia K said...

Oh, I do love those big, puffy clouds in such a brilliant blue skies! Superb capture as always, Gemma! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!!


lisa said...

What a gorgeous sky Gemma!!
You have captured it perfectly!

joco said...

Such a wide open view with my type of clouds.
What is the significance of the haiku ? Silk? Or the clouds themselves?

Gary said...

I'm always jealous of your weather!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Robin said...

They certainly are heavy looking, and you've captured that beautifully.

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Those clouds mean good weather, and I long for them! Beautiful capture!

EG Wow said...

If I didn't know better I'd think it was spring there. :))

Dharma Shots said...

the clouds are the makes this photo interesting and so with the markers.

Mrs. D said...

now this is gorgeous....nice! Hope you can check out my Skywatch Friday as well. Thanks!

Beverley Baird said...

I love clouds like this - they have such beauty and character! Great photo!
Have a wonderful weekend!

thomas said...

Lovely cloud and skyshot.

fredamans said...

Looks like a beautiful day!

eileeninmd said...

i love these big puffy clouds, great skywatch! Happy Skywatching!

Melusine said...

Fantastic view!
Thanks for sharing :)



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