It was about 04:30am “What time was sunrise this morning?” A quick check revealed it to be at 4:39am in Scarinish. I slipped out of bed. Opened the patio door. And simply listened to the stillness. Yet it wasn’t quiet, there was the dawn chorus. And every so often sheep could be heard bleating. No! […]Read more "The Dawn Effect"
On the first day of the week the sun rose and set. You might be thinking that there’s nothing unusual in that. But on this occasion both sunrise and sunset were clearly visible. Here on our island we have enjoyed three consecutive calm sunny days. However it was only on Sunday that both sunrise and […]Read more "Day One"
“What a morning!” The phrase can be said or understood in several different ways. It can be no more than a casual remark – a neutral expression. It can express a sense of disaster or despair. It can proclaim joyful exhilaration. “Oh! What a morning!” This morning it was exhilaration. Before dawn, before first light, […]Read more "“What A Morning!”"
First light brought a strong hint of what lay ahead. The first streaks of light hinted at the coming sunrise. As the darkness receded the sky was a delight to behold. “Are you going to go out?” “Do you want to go to the memorial?” “Breakfast can wait until you come back.” Was I glad […]Read more "Glorious!"
“Look at that!” “Look at those colours.” “Just look at that sunrise.” In Galleries double-click for Larger Photographs. Mouse-over for Captions Tuesday’s Sunrise “Look at the sky right now!” It has been like that more or less all week. Our eyes have frequently been drawn skyward. There have been inky black moments. There have […]Read more "Skyward"
It is Sunday, Sunrise Day. And what a stunning sunrise. There is no doubt that it had the WOW factor. The light in the room was the first hint. Throwing back the curtains it was confirmed. We were certainly in for a real treat this morning. I simply had to witness the sunrise over the […]Read more "Sun-Rise-Day"