Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Starry nights, icy mornings

We have had some heavy frosts this past week. The puddles are frozen. Ice sparkles in the sunlight. Some days the frost hasn't melted at all in places, especially on the rocks. Many have a thick crust of ice and whole 'slices' or outer shells of rock crumble and fall off in an interesting weathering effect once the ice melts. There has been fog down in the valley, but up here on the hill it has been clear skies, sun, stars and frost. This frost-encrusted leaf was lying in the driveway on the way to the chook shed in the morning:


1 comment:

  1. It's so beautiful these frosty mornings. My friends who grew up here say that winters used to be this cold every year, but nowadays this is very unusual.