"Red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning" The last day of September starts off with quite an amazing spectacle at sunrise ... but ends with heavy rain coming nightfall. Rear garden. September 2019 © Pete Hillman.
From the garden decking this morning. This September has been one of the best for sunshine here. September 2019 © Pete Hillman.
... ah, but it is ... on the third rock from the sun, planet Earth. Alum Bay on the Isle of Wight is quite famous for its different coloured sands, and a craft tourist industry has grown up around it since early Victorian times. Here are cliffs of sand of varying hues. The sands are... Continue Reading →
I crack open the window blinds and my sleep weary eyes are filled with such wonder and joy, such magic of the world and the cosmos as a new day dawns. September 2018, rear garden, Staffordshire, England. © Pete Hillman.
You can't help but see chalk cliffs wherever you go on the Isle of Wight, so I couldn't resist getting closer to the stuff on a walk along the Ventnor coastline. Plus I have a thing about textures. The island gets its name not from the colour white, but from 'wight'. There are several explanations... Continue Reading →