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Winter Trees

winter trees

Whenever I see trees silhouetted like this, I remember the illustrations by Arthur Rackham to “Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens”. I am sure I must have read the story but I can’t remember a thing about it; however the illustrations have always remained in my mind.  My grandmother had a special edition, brown with gold lettering on the heavy cover, with the illustrations pasted in at the back, mounted against a dark background, with tissue paper over each one. Long since disappeared, this edition, but recently I bought myself a reprint; not the same aura as that original, magical book, but lovely to have all the same.

December 24, 2014 Posted by | Art, Photography, Uncategorized | , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Mast at the Edge of the Wood

amast

December 18, 2014 Posted by | Art, Photography, Uncategorized | , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Borders Sky 1

asky1

November cloud formations shining over the trees that edge the Lees In Coldstream.

November 27, 2013 Posted by | Photography, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

   

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