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Frigid Beauty ;-)

Ooooh, so pretty! :-)  Today we had 'proper snow' at last, and so I took some pictures on my way to work...




^ This is where I live. :-)  The nearest little outbuilding-y bit.  It's really cosy inside.




^ Looking the other way, towards the road...




^ My favourite tree in the park: it's a Holm Oak <3




^ The bridge over the pond in the park.  And beyond it, the bandstand.  The ducks are as cheerful as ever, despite the cold. ^_^




^ Gorgeously-shaped snow-decorated tree...  The Victorian building behind it is the Citizens' Advice Bureau!




^ I love how all the snow-covered trees (...especially this one!) remind me instantly and irresistibly of...




^ ...Mondrian's Grey Tree (1911). :-)

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zephonator
Feb. 5th, 2009 09:07 pm (UTC)
Bridge picture = <3
song_of_copper
Feb. 5th, 2009 09:36 pm (UTC)
Thanks! :-D
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song_of_copper
Feb. 6th, 2009 11:26 am (UTC)
Hehe, yes, it's nice occasionally, but it must lose its appeal if you have snow a lot! I started writing a reply to your letter last night - should be on its way soon. :-)
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song_of_copper
Feb. 6th, 2009 11:28 am (UTC)
Thank you! ^_^ There were so many things that would have made good photos, but I didn't have much time, so I'm quite pleased with how these haphazard snaps came out!
pangalactic
Feb. 6th, 2009 12:31 am (UTC)
I love bandstands. Don't ask me why. I spent about an hour just sitting when I was in Whitby. I need to find one near my house. I'd guess that there's one in the park across the road, but it's a bit too 'stabby' around here for me to go wandering there.

Damn, I wish it would snow more up here.
song_of_copper
Feb. 6th, 2009 11:29 am (UTC)
Bandstands... it must be the musician in you! ;-P Ooh-err, 'stabby'...? Sounds risky! :-( Better stay inside and live vicariously through others' photos...
undergroundsea
Feb. 6th, 2009 04:11 am (UTC)
So pretty, everything looks like Christmas cards :)
song_of_copper
Feb. 6th, 2009 11:30 am (UTC)
Hehe, I was talking to someone at work and we decided that the postman should don full Father Christmas regalia and hire a team of reindeer to get him through the snow with the post! Pity it's the wrong time of year... :-)
yesihavecookies
Feb. 6th, 2009 04:52 am (UTC)
SNOW RULE S!
song_of_copper
Feb. 6th, 2009 11:31 am (UTC)
:-D
bluemoon02
Feb. 6th, 2009 09:55 am (UTC)
MRF! Everyone gets proper pretty snow but me. The snow line finished literally five minutes' walk above where I live. MRRRRRRRF!!!
song_of_copper
Feb. 6th, 2009 11:32 am (UTC)
Aw, frustratin'. Still, at least you don't have far to walk to find some! ^_^
bluemoon02
Feb. 6th, 2009 11:42 am (UTC)
No, I walk home most of the way in snow. But it's all VERY downhill, so generally spend at least part of the jounrye sliding on my arse. Ow.
song_of_copper
Feb. 6th, 2009 11:56 am (UTC)
Hehe, I've almost managed that a couple of times! >_< I guess you could take a tea tray with you and do it on purpose...
bluemoon02
Feb. 6th, 2009 12:06 pm (UTC)
If you mysteriously never hear from me again, that's what I did.
murderofonerose
Feb. 6th, 2009 05:48 pm (UTC)
Whee, snow looks so pretty when it first arrives.

I love that gray tree. It pops up in my life every now and again.
song_of_copper
Feb. 9th, 2009 06:47 pm (UTC)
Hehe, it's all slushy and 'orrid now. >_<

I love that gray tree. It pops up in my life every now and again.

Ooh, how interesting! Stalked by a grey tree... ;-P It is rather lovely. One of the students at the school where I work has done a really good copy of it and it's hanging up in the library. :-)
steve98052
Feb. 26th, 2009 03:55 am (UTC)
Neat pictures! (And I'm way behind in my journal reading.)
song_of_copper
Feb. 26th, 2009 11:48 am (UTC)
Thanks! (Haha, well, I've not been doing a lot of commenting lately...)
steve98052
Feb. 26th, 2009 01:11 pm (UTC)
And I'm rather poor at replying comments too. Sometimes my strategy for catching up on friend-list, by the way, is to just read a single journal on the list, all the way back to the point where I started neglecting the friend-list as a whole. That's why you got a flood of messages from me today.
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