Tag Archives: rain

15th December 2013 – storm

It sweeps in silently on the wind. A sudden sheet of rain is thrown at the window, rattling like gravel on windows and roofs. As quickly as it arrives, it disappears.

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2nd November 2013 – storm

Rain falls like a veil across the putty-grey sky. It hits the ground in large splashes, mini craters forming within each droplet. As quickly as it arrives, it is gone, the midnight blue dusk revealing itself washed clean.

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26th October 2013 – shower

The rain falls like noise on a television screen, covering the ground with a shimmering film of water. The sun shines through it with a sepia light. A picture of an autumn shower caught in the window’s wooden frame.

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21st October 2013 – sign

It used to advertise a public house. A tall wooden pole, pushed securely into place well over a century ago. Its decorated metal panel, squeaking and swaying in the autumn wind and rain, now proclaims a doctor’s surgery.

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30th July 2013 – clouds

Fluffy cumulus float across the sky in flocks, like unspun wool waiting to be carded. Behind them nimbus come, dark and water-laden. As the evening darkens, the rain begins to fall.

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29th May 2013 – garden

Everything is dripping from recent rain. The new Spring leaves and flowers are heavy with water. Yet there is still that fresh, expectant green of a Spring garden, waiting to burst into its Summer glory.

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9th May 2013 – windscreen

The raindrops come, first small and slow, then bigger and faster. Gradually, the screen fills up with spots. Cocooned inside the car, this meeting of wild nature and man-made machine fascinates me, as drops begin to join together and run … Continue reading

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