Friday, 7 March 2014

Ring of bright sun

A touch of ice on lake Derwentwater, there have been winters when areas of the lake have had that much ice, it would be full of people and skaters playing about on it.  In the bad winter of 62-63  we had frost from December to April, the ice was so thick on the lake, that  one person went to and from work across the lake on his motorbike. Easter was fairly early that year, and I took my first girlfriend camping for the first time, I thought it would also be the last time , but she loved it, in spite of the freezing cold conditions.
 Linking to Skywatch Friday http://skyley.blogspot.co.uk/

20 comments:

  1. What gorgeous view, all that light and reflections, splendid!
    Happy Skywatch,
    Merisi

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  2. That's a really nice photo, with the sun lighting up the lake.

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  3. What a great image. I even like that bit of lens flare. Very nicely captured.

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  4. beautiful photo! even if cold!

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  5. I love how the sun shines on the water.

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  6. geweldig om dit moment zo mooi vast te leggen.klasse

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  7. It's a beautiful shot Gordon - you old romantic.

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  8. Really lovely shot! I like the muted colors and the near silhouette of the mountains...

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  9. The sheen on the water is gorgeous!

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  10. Great shot, superb. And the story too.

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  11. Taking your first girlfriend camping by a frozen lake?? You're a brave man!

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  12. Your title takes me back years to when my mother read "A Ring of Bright Water" about otters in (I think) on the west coast of Scotland and loved it, and obviously talked about it! It's hard to imagine Derwentwater with ice as it was beautiful sunny water when I was in the Lake District years ago!

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  13. Hello;
    Beautiful Sky Scene; love the ring of the bright Sun very much♡♡♡
    Sending you Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

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  14. A very pretty scene, love the reflections! Have a happy weekend!

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  15. Thank you one and all, good of you to look in and leave your interesting comments.
    Gordon.

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  16. An absolutely stunning capture, Gordon - and your header is pretty breathtaking too!
    (Am hopeful of visiting the Lake District sometime during April or May - it's 45 years since I was last there, so will enjoy the region through more mature eyes!!) Thanks for stopping by my blog. Happy weekend.

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