Wednesday, January 19, 2011

SOMETHING OF SPRING IN THE AIR

January walk 1.1 bis

January walk 3.1 bis
Unfortunately it hasn't snowed since weeks and I am missing it very badly now. I yearn for a white landscapes, frost and blizzard-like weather. In order for me to look forward to the forthcoming spring it is a must for me to have previously been able to enjoy a real winter with all the usual clichés...

January walk 5.1 bis

January walk 2.1 bis
Speaking of cold temperatures and snowstorms, well at the moment we are experiencing everything but that. A few days ago it was so warm (16° C/ 61 °F) that you could go out with a t-shirt. No need to tell you that our Saturday walk made us sweat!

January walk 6.1 bis

January walk 4.1 bis
What is even more crazy is that the birds have changed their way of singing and are now a lot louder than in December. They tweet in a very springy manner. Even nature has this typical bleachy brown, beige and green color that one can experience in March. Is this already the end of winter?

60 comments:

  1. Nous ne sommes qu'en janvier. Connaissant la région, pas sur qu'en février il n'y ait pas un retour aux températures bien froides !
    N'empêche que même en Norvège je n'ai pas de neige...

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  2. And u come again with some breathtaking shots!
    Love them all!

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  3. I can't even imagine the end of winter right now! We just got more snow, and now it is simply frigid outside.

    That said, I still enjoy winter (for the most part).

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  4. oh no, winter will come back, and will last until end of february in switzerland. And the birds will again kepp silent. Liebe Grüsse, Robert

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  5. You big tease.

    You should see the world through my eyeballs. It's not quite as pretty or inspiring. But, it'll get there.

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  6. It's pretty warm here as well, Spring is coming early, I can see my leucojum and some Narciscus blooming. How odd, I would expect that in March or April. let's just enjoy then.

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  7. Très belles photos Rosa; et le printemps en Suisse n'a pas l'air de trop se faire attendre!

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  8. C'est bien joli et ici nous avons des prémices du printemps...mais ce soir...IL NEIGE !
    Bisous

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  9. Awesome header.
    Looking forward for the weather to get better in England.
    Just returned from Portugal and the weather was awesome, nice and warm days.
    Plenty of sunshine and day light ♥

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  10. I would gladly share some of our snow with you, Rosa! :) Beautiful pictures!

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  11. Love all the shots.. absolutely breathtaking.

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  12. I love in perpetual spring & summer, I am going on vacation to Jackson Hole Wyoming, first time in snow in over 30 years...I could not be any more excited. Lovely shots.

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  13. Your photography is so captivating, Rosa. Absolutely beautiful images of the start of spring. Thank you for sharing your talents!

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  14. I just heard a chickadee announce spring was here and we are COLD with a lot of snow. I don't know what it is thinking?!

    Lovely photos.

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  15. I wish it snowed here to get that same perspective as you, but thankfully I don't live all that far from the snow! Your photos are lovely as always.

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  16. What crazy is the weather lately in all places - you'd have snow!! I see even birds are clueless.. hope some snow soon Rosa :)

    All the best,

    Gera

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  17. Beautiful! It was pretty mild last week in London even this week. Wonder how long this will last.

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  18. Gorgeous pictures! I love the snow too and we are covered in lots and lots of it here on the east coast of the U.S:) I am sure you will get some soon.

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  19. The weather has been pretty crazy! Everywhere! I'm cold, here, FWI....

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  20. Beautiful Rosa!!! The Photos of winter are just ... ahhhh wish I was there.

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  21. Beautiful...it does indeed look like spring is around the corner, love the pale tones, the blue-yellow-vanilla coloring of the light..

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  22. Breathtaking shots, BEAUTIFUL!!!

    cheers,

    Aldy.

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  23. Beautiful scenery. I dunno. I think it might just look prettier than snow. ;)

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  24. Spring is NOT in the air here, but I'm hopeful. Gorgeous snaps!

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  25. Une belle journée à toi aussi Rosa !!!

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  26. What pretty & amazing pictures, Rosa!!

    Itbhas been getting warmer over here too! It has been about 12 °C but not warmer then that but the birds begin to sing again!

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  27. The photos are so pretty!
    It hasn't snowed for weeks here either, and my husband misses it terribly too. He just loves snow...

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  28. Dear Rosa Your pictures are amazing as always, I love them. And really look like a little spring, dear the time go so fast I think your spring will be arrived in a little time more. huggs Gloria

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  29. We have plenty of snow here where I live Rosa! You are welcome to visit! :) Beautiful pics!

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  30. C'est toujours aussi agréable de découvrir tes photos! Ici aussi les températures changent vite! 18° samedi, 2° ce matin, mais le soleil est là et les jours rallongent... Bonne journée! Bises.

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  31. I so love the gold of your photos and the pale dusty green and white of the one landscape with the house in the center. Beautiful and they do feel like the end of winter and the hope of spring. We have beautiful little yellow and blue birds coming to enjoy the grains we've put out on the balcony and they do look so springlike!

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  32. C'est tres etrange n'est-ce pas? Nous n'etions pas habitues a tant d'extremes. L'hiver est revenu ici, je viens de me faire une petite balade dans Paris, l'air etait froid et vif comme tu l'aimes, la lumiere incroyable.
    J'aime particulierement la photo de la borne de pierre.

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  33. Weird... and it looks dreadful. Winter without snow is just not winter :D

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  34. We are in the throes of Winter-almost every place covered in snow except for Florida. We are clawing trying to hold on with anticipation for Spring.

    The photos are beautiful. Landscapes that are emerging and will soon be a stunning green.

    Velva

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  35. I do hope you get some snow soon - I know how much you love it!

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  36. Hope you get another snowstorm before winter is over!

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  37. how i wish it was that beautiful here! i would gladly share my snow with you if i could ;)
    lovely photos!

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  38. Quel bel endroit .. :)
    Encore des photos de pro'! ;)
    Bise

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  39. Breathtaking photos..loved all of them!!

    US Masala

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  40. Rosa, love the photos...absolutely gorgeous...here in Southern California we are experience warm weather too...as a matter of fact the beaches are packed :-)

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  41. Wow! What beautiful photos! Here in Florida it's been spring since December lol

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  42. Hope snow comes back to you soon as you wish it. I must say that 61 is still chilly for us. I can't imagine our family going without coats in that weather. I guess we have truly acclimated to Florida.

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  43. If you're yearning for cold weather and white landscapes, come to N.J. We're expecting more snow this weekend.

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  44. How extraordinary. Isn't it quite early for spring, Rosa? Sure looks like it from your lovely photos.
    It's way over average here today and tomorrow and then it's going to get cold again.

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  45. I am so green with envy right now as I watch the constant showering of snow flakes outside my window.

    I'd be happy to send you tons!

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  46. Rosa, I know that I am repeating myself but I cannot help it. Yourimages are mesmerizing. I think I understand what you mean about the snow and so on but I am sure that those in other parts of the world that were severly affected would switch place in an instant :)

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  47. It's been getting warm here too, even able to sit on the beach comfortably a couple of days this week. Lovely shots!

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  48. Couleurs et douceurs automnales, beaucoup de poèsie et de calme dans ces photos... bises

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  49. Ahh is it spring already for you? I must say that I like your winter series the best! You make snow look so lovely!

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  50. Your pictures are always so beautiful and poetic! Today, they have even charmed Aeolus, Zephyrus and other winds ;-)
    Wishing you a great week-end!

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  51. Looking forward to spring recipes!

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  52. How interesting about the birds. They seem to know everything don't they. When we lived in the Bahamas, if a big hurricane was coming they disappeared. I think they knew.
    Sam

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  53. Your pictures are always so stunning and atmospheric. They brighten up my day!

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  54. On attend une tempête de neige sur les maritimes. A suivre... Drôle d'hiver

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  55. The weather had been unsually warm here in california as well.

    Your blog is beautiful. I'm so glad I stumbled upon it.

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