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I am co-director of the Leaping Word Poetry Consultancy, which provides advice for poets on writing, editing and publishing, as well as qualified counselling support for those exploring personal issues in their work - https://theleapingword.com. My fifth poetry collection, Learning Finity, is now available from Indigo Dreams or directly from me.

Monday, 16 April 2018

On the Edge III: Another year in sunrises

It's getting lighter and the sun is swinging north. It must be spring.

I was lucky this last twelvemonth, and caught a couple of wonderful early autumn sunrises on Chew Valley Lake, but mostly I watch them from the bedroom window of my little house in Any Old Town. I'm very lucky.



19th April 2017  6am


 6.10am

21st April 2017    6.10am



24th April 2017    6.20am



25th April 2017   6.10am



27th May 2018    4.20am

Thunder at daybreak. Barky barky barky Ted.




9th June 2017    4.20am

The day after the General Election. Ted is outraged that the monkeys are going to bed when it's clearly time to get up. Out there the political landscape is shifting

14th August 2017   5.40am

The sun swinging back north



16th August 2017   6.10am



6th September 2017   6.40am



10th September 2017   6.40am



14th September 2017   6.40am



Even the squirrels are watching   6.40am



19th September 2017   6.50am



24th September 2017   7.10am

The tree opens one sleepy eye


26th September 2017   7.00am

Imagine being a designated sunrise and knowing you have one day to shine, one day to hold your head up amongst the best in all of history ... and then, on The Very Day Itself, waking up to this?



4th November 2017   5.50pm

The Beaver Moon, apparently.



19th November 2017   7.30am



8th December 2017   7.30am



9th December 2018   7.30am



18th December 2017    8am



5th February 2018   8am



6th February 2018   7.40am


    
27th February 2018   6.20am

Hills still asleep and dreaming they are clouds



28th February 2018   7.10am

Taters



7th March 2018   6.50am



8th March 2018   6.50am


16th March 2018   6.30am



19th March 2018   7.30am

Can't get me car off the hill!



20th March 2018    6.30am GMT

Ostara. True east



26th March 2018   7am BST



29th March 2018   6.50am



6th April 2018   6.30am



6.40am




2 comments:

  1. Exquisite photos Deborah. Thank you and especially for the beaver moon! xo

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    1. I did a double take when I saw how early in the evening I'd taken it. Already it's hard to remember how very short the days are here in winter x

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