Snow Days

Straight back to the present again and winter in this part of Germany can be a grey time, often without a glimpse of sunshine for days on end. Corona lockdowns, gloomy news headlines, cancelled events and restrictive lives haven’t helped to create much of a sense of optimism and cheer – usually here it would be Carnival time now and days of celebration and craziness.  However, at least, we’ve been lucky to enjoy quite a number of snow days this year – these add a touch of sparkle and light in what would otherwise be a very dreich period. Enough said, just a few pictures of out and about in the snow round these parts:


We also found some amazing miniature ice worlds in our local stream – there were witches, ring wraiths, warlocks, ice cities, mountain ranges and magical abstract kingdoms:


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