Posts Tagged ‘sun

26
Jan
11

026/2011 yes, there is a car there

A common sight along our streets. Cars in various stages of getting buried under snow. Looks as if this one is a beetle. Might be somebody’s summer car, so it doesn’t have to be dug out, but can wait for the snow the disappear in spring. In built and densely populated areas, the masses of snow are creating big problems. Modern man and nature at odds.

At long last some sunshine – light and shadow playing on the snow. What an instant change in my mood and energy levels!

05
Mar
10

#64 longer and longer days

064/365 longer and longer days, originally uploaded by rosipaw.

It’s always in March that I really become aware of the extra daylight hours we have gained since Christmas. The clock of our cathedral had just chimed 4 times when I took this picture, and as you can see, it’s still brilliantly sunny with blue skies. Just two months ago it was pitch dark at this time. The slightly brownish orangey hues of the light here show, though, that the sun is about to start setting.

The extra hours of light are a good boost to our energy levels. Suddenly there seems to be so much more time to do anything! I am also lucky for the next few weeks, since I finish school at noon on Fridays, and can thenk go for leisurely walks in town if the weather is as good as today.

20
Feb
10

#51 Singapore and sun – here I come!

Winter holiday, and I and a colleague are taking 8 students on a student exchange trip to Singapore to visit our partner school there.

This little porcelain sun smiles on our balcony – a souvenir from the sunny carnival in Sicily. I am expecting lots of sun and carnival atmosphere this time too. Can’t wait! I’m all packed and leaving for the airport in an hour.

I don’t think I will be posting here much for a week, but lots of pictures when I come back, I’m sure.

21
Jan
10

#21 blinded by the light



021/365 blinded by the light, originally uploaded by rosipaw.

Finally, after 12 grey days, the sun showed itself behind a veil of clouds, for about an hour between 1 and 2 pm. I absolutely had to catch a picture of this rare light phenomenon! So I made use of my skip hours in the middle of the school day, and drove down to the seaside to get my shot. Normally, I hardly leave the school building during a working day.

It was really cold out – minus 12 degrees, and a biting wind. My fingers froze once again. I’m not too happy with this picture, since it’s rather boring – no colour whatsoever. But I wanted a record of seeing some light at long last!

At the moment, the day is already about 1 hour and 15 minutes longer than around Christmas time. It doesn’t make any difference in the morning yet, but if it was sunny, there might be photo opportunities outdoors until 4 pm. I’m hoping that soon I won’t have to rush so much every afternoon to be able to take any outdoor photos after I finish school.