I suspect the last thing anyone wants to see right now is more winter. But I did take a few images that I didn’t get a chance to share while my site was in limbo, like the porch smokers in the fog above.
And this photo of the only other person I saw out during this sleety blizzard.
Over the winter I went out for a walk just about every morning. Even when it was minus 30.
Sometimes I’d go out again in the evening to stretch my legs and clear my head.
There were a lot of foggy nights.
And there were a lot of blizzards.
This gentleman, below, was making his way home through a particularly dense but “gentle” blizzard.
The snow was so thick there were very few cars, each going very slowly.
The sidewalks were impassable so the gentleman was walking up the middle of George street where the slow traffic had tamped down the snow.
When I asked him, as he pushed his wheeled walking-aid through the slush, if he was okay getting home, he smiled and said he was fine. It was a warm night, in spite of the snow. Then he laughed and said, it’s like this for me every winter.
Not to leave you with images of winter bleakness, here’s an early tulip that opened this week.
I’m looking forward to a near future of flowers and warmer weather.
And maybe we can create a not too distant future in which it’s easier for everyone get around in winter (and all the time).
I usually post photos I took in the last seven days, but it’s been a busy week, so these photos are from the previous weeks.
Continue reading “Late Post and Come Get Your Photo”
I said last week that the unusual February thaw wouldn’t last. Continue reading “March Snow”
I went out with a friend late on Tuesday night to see if we could see some Geminid meteors. Continue reading “Geminids Hiding in Winter Clouds”
Last week I posted some photos of the sheep at the family farm I was house sitting and mentioned the ewes were close to having their lambs. Continue reading “Sheep Make More Sheep”
Last weekend I checked out the Steelburners playing at the Pig’s Ear. Continue reading “Steelburners, Beasts and Midwinter Poem”
I went out to one of my favourite spots to check out the ice situation. Continue reading “Ice on the Lake and Sleeklens PS Workflow Test”
I bought myself a Christmas present. A new Sony A7. On the recommendation of my friend Matt O’Sullivan (if you’re on Facebook, you can see an excellent street photo gallery here), This photo, shot from the hip, is a tribute/thank-you to him for his recommendation and inspiration. Thanks, Matt. Continue reading “New Camera, Fog and Swinnerton”
In keeping with my idea to do some suburban studies, I headed out in the cold wind of last night to see what I could see in one of Peterborough’s newer suburbs.
The moon was setting over this little cul-de-sac. Continue reading “Winter Suburbs and City”