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My Snowy Park

by greenrabbitdesigns

You’ll remember I introduced you to ‘my park’ here, well today I’m going to take you on another park walk but this time it’s a snowy one!

Yesterday afternoon we got wrapped up put our boots on and took ourselves off for a wintery walk.

We had what I consider to be the right amount of snow, enough to make the park and gardens pretty and festive but not too much so that the country came to a standstill. The roads were clear and everyone could get about their lives.

The park looked stunning in it’s covering of snow!

Although a lot had thawed due to the morning sunshine, the greenery still had a little frosting.

The lake had frozen around the edges and the wildfowl were going for a walk along the top of it.

The sun was beginning to set and the sky was beautiful.

It’s such a novelty for us to get ‘Christmas card’ photos like this at this time of year!

The silhouettes of the bullrushes against the sky and frozen lake were brilliant.

Yes it was cold but it was very beautiful and it felt good to get outside and have a good walk to blow away the cobwebs.
We never take for granted what a privilege it is to live near this wonderful park!

Have a great week everyone and if it’s possible wrap up warm and get out there and enjoy the season! 🙂

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nina - tabiboo November 29, 2010 - 12:27 pm

Beautiful – completely and utterly beautiful.

Such wonderful wintry images – gosh I feel like I’m gushing – sorry – but they are.

Have a lovely day,

Nina xxx

Helen Philipps November 29, 2010 - 12:34 pm

Such beautiful pictures of your snowy park! I love the atmosphere you’ve captured, especially that pinky look the clouds around the sun have in snowy weather. Walking in the cold, well wrapped up – wonderful!
Enjoy your snowy week. Helen x

Emma Angel November 29, 2010 - 12:47 pm

So lovely! I love a bit of snow, as long I don’t have to drive in it. So far we just have extremely low temperatures but no snow. It is forecast to arrive tomorrow much to the excitement of the girls.
Keep warm, my dear x

jill November 29, 2010 - 2:48 pm

Brrr – it all looks rather chilly, but definitely beautiful.
We ventured over to family in Nottm on Saturday and they’d had far more snow than us. Violet was desperate to make a snowman, but it was freezing.
Enjoy your Winter Wonderland.

Jane November 29, 2010 - 4:05 pm

How wonderful our season’s are! I love the changing trees and shadows…beautiful photos Vivienne. I know what you mean by “just the right amount” of snow, we have still escaped but may wake up to some tomorrow morning :0)(small squeal of excitement), you know me I am such a kid with snow/Christmas etc.
Keep warm and enjoy the walks.
Jane x

Liz in Missouri, USA November 29, 2010 - 4:10 pm

One of my favorite things is to be outside in the early winter when the air is cold and you can bundle up without getting too hot. How blessed you are with your lovely park right near by. Thank you for sharing!

Pam November 29, 2010 - 4:15 pm

The pictures are gorgeous Vivienne – and you’re right – that’s just the right amount of snow!
P x

Amanda November 29, 2010 - 4:27 pm

Beautiful! Looks so peaceful out there. It seems like everyone has gotten snow except us ..which is kinda fine with me 🙂

marigold jam November 29, 2010 - 5:28 pm

Absolutely beautiful photos – I am considering printing that bullrush one out and framing it as a calming image to have by me! Lovely walk but I bet you were glad to get back indoors at the end of it?


julie November 29, 2010 - 6:03 pm

Thanks so much for the wonderful tour Vivienne – your pictures are gorgeous. It is a wonderful time of year to be out and about! Will email you a little later, J x

Denise November 29, 2010 - 11:38 pm

Lovely pictures of your park. I just love the color blue of that sky.

littlebrownbunnies November 29, 2010 - 11:47 pm

Wonderful pictures of the change in seasons. We often take for granted or complain about a few of the seasons that make it a little inconvenient to get around.

What we don’t realize is how blessed we are to experience mother natures changes. The calming rest of winter, the refreshing feeling of new in spring, the warm sunny summer, and the settling of fall. All so beautiful.

X BunnieMarie

handmaidliset November 30, 2010 - 9:32 am

You are so lucky to make such great walks! Here’s snow too!! Love it.

Mia November 30, 2010 - 11:13 am

So pretty – and it’s lovely to see the same place in summer and winter, it’s the same yet totally different.

What a wonderful holiday-feeling you sent me via these pictures, thank you, Viv!


Tina November 30, 2010 - 11:46 am

Wonderful photos, love the sky! 🙂

simone November 30, 2010 - 2:22 pm

Very pretty and inspiring pictures. x

alisonb2 November 30, 2010 - 6:33 pm

Beautiful and breath taking!

val November 30, 2010 - 8:54 pm

Hi Vivienne! I really feel that I am back now, since my holiday finished I don’t seem to have hit the trail again, but now I am on it again! Thank you for your comments and for Bella hugs! She is sprawled on my knee and her head keeps flopping over the key board! She would have loved to have gone on your walk in the park, it looks so inviting. I wonder if you have a dog? If you do I wont let Bella know ….. she thinks you are her special friend :0)
Love your Moo cards!
Enjoy the snow and a hot cuppa tea by your lovely coal fire!
Val xx

Terrie November 30, 2010 - 11:47 pm

What gorgeous pictures. We have only had a sprinkle of snow here and I am quite jealous!

Krishana December 13, 2010 - 4:33 pm

The jewel accent in the middle of these is such a nice touch! I love it!

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