A Thursday of Frozen Mist and Silhouettes

Thursday, November 26, was a chilly morning, but less so than the previous ones. Most of the snow and ice from earlier in the week was on retreat as the subzero temperatures had tripped clumsily over the freezing line and tumbled onto the plus side of the thermometer. Winters tend to be like that in … Continue reading A Thursday of Frozen Mist and Silhouettes


Sunset Clouds in Drammen

Quickly snapped a few (well, rather a lot, really; these are the best three of a bunch of about twenty) shots of the north-western horizon just after sunset, with the iPhone through a dirty bus window at speed on the E18 past Drammen, Norway. Clicking on the images will bring up larger versions on Flickr … Continue reading Sunset Clouds in Drammen

Mother of Pearl Clouds

"Mother of Pearl" clouds, also known as nacreous clouds, or polar stratospheric clouds (PSC), are beautiful things to behold. They show up every now and then, especially in winter when the sun is low in the sky, or just after sundown, but rarely have I seen them in such numbers and with such brilliance as … Continue reading Mother of Pearl Clouds

Little Balloon Adventure

There was this fun fair thing going on outside my workplace a while ago, during work hours. Well, what happens during fun fairs? Turns out, tying a bouquet of balloons to a water bottle to keep them from flying away was a good idea. Drinking too much of the water in said bottle, not so … Continue reading Little Balloon Adventure