5 Minutes ago – 11 September

Hammads Weekend Sky #41

Another early morning attempt at trying to get some colour into my weekend sky photos. The sun was just above my horizon, through the trees, so the sky isn’t the blue of previous photos.

Here comes the sun, it’s golden glow through the trees

The sunlight on the trees

Here they come

Marsha’s #WQWWC #41 Writers Choice or Order

Every year they appear on the trees, fence posts, blades of grass or anywhere a tree used to be around seventeen years ago. I love finding them as did my daughters who loved to wear them as brooches. It will soon be Summer and their constant singing will ring out through the bush, a sound of an Australian Summer.

The scientist does not study nature because it is useful to do so. He studies it because he takes pleasure in it, and he takes pleasure in it because it is beautiful. If nature were not beautiful it would not be worth knowing, and life would not be worth living. I am not speaking, of course, of the beauty which strikes the senses, of the beauty of qualities and appearances. I am far from despising this, but it has nothing to do with science. What I mean is that more intimate beauty which comes from the harmonious order of its parts, and which a pure intelligence can grasp.”
― Henri Poincaré, Science and Method

“Monsters cannot be announced. One cannot say: ‘Here are our monsters,’ without immediately turning the monsters into pets.”
― Jacques Derrida

“Everything you see is in the process of making or unmaking or dying or living. Everything is in a state of change.”
― Kelly Barnhill, The Girl Who Drank the Moon

I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.

John Burroughs

You don’t want to look at this post

The Ragtag Daily Prompt Thursday: Nightmare

OK You had to open this post didn’t you?

You have been warned.

Notice the word prompt?

Yes it is NIGHTMARE

and of course it is YOUR NIGHTMARE

not mine

I think she is lovely

even though you can’t see all of her

Thanks to the brave souls who just love nature

Here she is

You wonder how she can scrunch up and fit into small space

Random things with colour

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Coat of Many Colours

Not many coats here but at least it’s colourful