From the Sandwick series -

If my “southern garden”‘s experincing roasting temperatures, “northern garden” feels like a deep freezer…
Here’s a view from today, Sunday 8 February 2009.


town, my, small, shetland, sandwick

“nordicblackbird” – pirate, poet, visual artist, maritimer… day-dreamer, nomadic heart par excellence :)). I write and breathe on 60N, “my” bonhoga [spiritual home] with a penchant for world collaborative adventures. Welcome, bonjour to my nordic garden :).

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  • Oncemore
    Oncemoreover 5 years ago

    Looks just like where I live in Wisconsin! Nice capture, Nat

  • oh, myyyy – thank you kindly, sweet V!!! :)))))

    – NordicBlackbird

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 5 years ago

    Great light and shadows Nat. love the textures. Wonderful shot

  • thank you kindly, kala :))))

    – NordicBlackbird

  • WatscapePhoto
    WatscapePhotoover 5 years ago

    Very tricky lighting handled beautifully. A magical shot. Bet it looks great in mono too.

  • hee-hee-hee, it does! ..though i love it in blue and white!
    thank you kindly, my friend xo

    – NordicBlackbird

  • Kate Adams
    Kate Adamsover 5 years ago

    Very beautiful Nat!!!….my garden looks similar to this right the b/w, it take a special person to live that far north!! xoxox..just gorgeous!

  • Oh, wow – thank you so much, sweet Kate!!! :))))
    it’s a wonderplace xoxoxoxo

    – NordicBlackbird

  • barnsis
    barnsisover 5 years ago

    Brrr, excellent lighitng.

  • thank you, sweet B!!! :))))))

    – NordicBlackbird

  • Trish Threlfall
    Trish Threlfallover 5 years ago

    beautiful shot nat :))) wish we had some of that cold over here xoxoxo

  • Oh, would love to swap a bit of your baking oven for my deep freezer, Trish!!! :))
    i ken you’re not having great fun with all that heat – my Aussie sister can barely bear it! would swap some with pleasure!!!
    Thank you for cooling down with it! xoxoxoxoxo

    – NordicBlackbird

  • Richard Ion
    Richard Ionover 5 years ago

    I am so envious of all this snow Nat!! Gorgeous wintry scene.

  • Oh, it may look gorgeous, Richard but it’s freezing cold, lolll!
    and all minor roads are just so dodgy…
    Thank you for viewing :)))

    – NordicBlackbird

  • Terry Mooney
    Terry Mooneyover 5 years ago

    great shot Nat, the texture of the snow is brilliant.

  • thank you very kindly, Terry :)))

    – NordicBlackbird

  • Sensiworld
    Sensiworldover 5 years ago

    Beautiful shot sweet Nat !

  • thank you, sweet Syl!!! :)))))

    – NordicBlackbird

  • Mar Silva
    Mar Silvaover 5 years ago

    Beautiful light and shadows!

  • Mar!!! :)))))
    am chuffed you liked that one! THANK YOU for your kind words!

    – NordicBlackbird

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