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    You have had much the same as in my neck of the woods. I think there was an early frost this morning and, slight though it was, it must have come as a shock to the few flowers still struggling on.
    Ivy

    "To thine own self be true.......
    Thou canst not then be false to any man."

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      Well, in Australia we have bushfires in three states and a series of 3-4 days with temperatures over 35C on the tablelands (where I live) while the north is drenched with monsoon rain. The road toll is higher for 2015 for some reason, but it is all nothing much compared to what the UK and southern USA is experiencing. So we are relatively lucky. Plus no deaths in the Sydney-Hobart yacht race despite atrocious weather a day or two out.

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        It is impossible to imagine what the folk in the north of England are experiencing - it is unprecedented with flood after flood after flood. Shop businesses ruined, house contents destroyed, the clearing-up operations for one flood just mocked by the following one a few days later. One thing that they will perhaps now re-consider is the building of so many houses on what used to be flood plains and meadows for the rivers. But, of course, that does not apply to the cities which have suffered as never before in living memory.
        Ivy

        "To thine own self be true.......
        Thou canst not then be false to any man."

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          Singapore sunset last night:


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            Sunset seen from Slinningen a few nights ago:

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              riding the highway i came over a bridge,sunrise ,a fog over the ground, and trucks wich looks loike little blocks in the mist.
              ​but by the time i got my camera ready, the best was gone, looking from above



              oops,taking pics while driving issn't the ideal situation



              best regards Thijs

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                Rotterdam awaks under a golden sunrise



                best regards Thijs

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                  #956.1 Well, I can understand what you were thinking when you said the best had gone, (the "little blocks" are there in #956.2, right in the distance) but yet in your photo the vehicles at the left, their shapes defined by the sunlight, have a clarity which contrasts well with the mist on the field. And what a beautiful light on that misty ground in both images. I love the silhouette effect in the last photo, again with a very subtle light. You know, in #957.1 If you'd taken the photo just a few seconds along the road then that trail would have looked as if it were a dart coming straight out of the sun!
                  Ivy

                  "To thine own self be true.......
                  Thou canst not then be false to any man."

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                  • Ralf__
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                    Yeees, i was wondering if a possible #956/3 would have been taken still from the road or already from the field...
                    Not easy to drive and take pictures at the same time.

                  • janihudi
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                    i believe it was a metiorite Ivy,what was speeding by

                  • janihudi
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                    hahahahaha.if it was from the field,i would never ever show those images,
                    even better ,i would have delete right away.(if i was still approachable)

                    the problem is,i bought me a new mobile Phone,and the etui is flipping open on the side,the old Phone with etui was open from the bottomside.
                    so its not that easy dooing it now while driving, more or less,without hands on the wheel now,but steering with my knees.
                    luckely the merc has a kneesteering software.

                  i believe it was a metiorite Ivy,what was speeding by
                  Pull the other one - it's got bells on.



                  Ivy

                  "To thine own self be true.......
                  Thou canst not then be false to any man."

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                    Sunset in Aalesund last night:




                    Panorama:




                    I don't know what Godoya think it's doing:


                    Pictures from about 2225 hrs. onwards

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                    • yvneac
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                      Wow.Beautiful!...

                    • nari
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                      Very evocative. Godoya looks like it wants to fly.

                    They rival some of your Singapore sunsets. Very lovely. And yes, that one of Godoya is most mysterious, you caught it at the right moment.
                    Ivy

                    "To thine own self be true.......
                    Thou canst not then be false to any man."

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                      Sunset in Aalesund last night. 2250 hrs.:




                      2257 hrs.:


                      2306 hrs.:




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                        2312 hrs.:


                        2316 hrs.:


                        2322 hrs.:


                        For good measure; same view at 03.52 hrs. this morning:


                        And again at 0837 hrs.:

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                          Sunset in Aalesund yesterday:




                          Sunrise the day before:






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                            Similar to Post # 964/1, but different:


                            Sun rise:


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