Snowdrop Parade

  
White virginal light

Held aloft in petal lamps

New life from old bones

  

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About greenmackenzie

Hi, I'm Seonaid, and I share my home with my husband, my son and a collection of cats and dogs. I am forever snapping shots of things which catch my eye. I love art which is here now and gone tomorrow...like food and nature...but also have a passion for vintage and the ancient past! Nature is my favourite muse, with her wild ever shifting seasons. I have been using and teaching mindfulness and relaxation for over 12 years, and have yet to become any sort of expert :-) I'm a Psychotherapist, and run the Maggies Highlands Cancer Centre, in Inverness, Scotland.
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45 Responses to Snowdrop Parade

  1. Spring’s first necklace. Lovely poem!

  2. Leya says:

    Spring jewels – beautiful and inspiring. Hopefully it will come to us as well!

  3. Lovely snowdrop photos. I always look forward to seeing the first snowdrops after Winter 🙂

  4. I just love these images .. So very beautiful 😃

  5. These are snowdrops? How can they be so translucent? Beatiful shots.

  6. jansenphoto says:

    These images are gorgeous! I love the way you used depth of field in them!

  7. How beautiful, Seonaid, and your words make it doubly so. 🙂

  8. ladyfi says:

    Oh, you have snowdrops! Such gorgeous shots.

  9. Beautiful images. Thanks for sharing.

  10. Lucid Gypsy says:

    I didn’t have a really good snowdrop fix this year so this is wonderful 😊

  11. little drops of light squeezed out of the winter soil….spring’s coming!

  12. these always add charm to graves & apt since the Crimean war gave rise to their introduction – last flower of winter or herald of spring but whatever will always think of your words:” petal lamps” – perfect!

  13. This is so dreamy.Dewy drops like sparkling swarovski’s..such a delight to see. Looking at these makes my heart melt.There are really such a wonder looking at simple pleasures in nature.
    As usual, you have a very passionate subjects.

  14. Mary says:

    Both are stunning and beautiful. The teardrops are highlighted like natures jewels. Wonderful!

  15. jenny says:

    What stunning shots. Just beautiful.

  16. gwynnrogers says:

    What a beautiful area. They remind me of fairies dancing around the fields… maybe a fairy conference! 😉 Thank you for your incredible words and photos!

  17. Suzanne says:

    How absolutely gorgeous. You capture the magic of snowdrops beautifully.

  18. Did you take these recently? If so, how can you be so far ahead of us! No fair. We’re at 42° and you’re at 56° … I don’t get it. We are experiencing our first Vermont Mud Season … it isn’t pretty. Your very pretty Snowdrops have me in a state! Beautiful blooms, beautiful words … a wonderful combination. Thank you.

    • I took these two weeks ago in a woodland at the edge of a sandy beach David…..despite being on the east coast, the Gulf Stream and its air flows keep the whole of the British Isles considerably warmer than it ought to be otherwise…..plus nowhere is very far from the sea which helps too…..unless you travel upwards into the mountains where the snow is still lying deep enough for skiing, only an hour and a half away! We’ve just finished a cold snap this week…..but temperatures are set to rise again over the weekend to around 8/10 Celsius…..the wild garlic is sprouting and the cherry trees are popping blossoms😊

  19. Translucent jewels! Beautiful 🙂

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