It has been so beautiful with the snow, I wanted to post some more photos. Like a fresh lick of paint, the fresh snow makes ordinary things look a bit extraordinary. The skies have been very beautiful as well.
Firstly, some photos from my walk to work on Thursday morning. I particularly liked how the snow had come sideways and decorated all the trees:
This church is fondly nicknamed “the Tartan Kirk” and I will show you why in more detail in another post at some point!
Even in the middle of town, Aberdeen has some bucolic scenery. This reminded me of an Impressionist painting – perhaps a painting by Pissarro of a French country lane in the snow:
And these snowy birch trees are very Impressionistic:
In Old Aberdeen, familiar sights take on a new aspect in the snow. This is the house across from King’s College:
Friday brought more snow:
And today it has mostly been bright. I’ve been outside a good bit: first of all to give a hand with clearing the paths at church, where I stopped to take a photo of the beautiful clouds.
And this afternoon I gave in to pleading – it didn’t take much – and took the Dafter and the two children from downstairs to our neighbourhood park for some sledging (sledding in American):
There was a beautiful golden light as the sun set around 3:30. The snow seemed almost to be pink:
Needless to say, hot chocolate was in order when we got back home… I hope you’re able to make the most of whatever weather you’re having.