Archive for the ‘Clouds’ Category

A Flying Wonder Bus

As if it isn’t amazing enough to be sitting watching movies, eating a cooked breakfast and drinking a cup of tea, whilst zooming through space and time 35,000 feet above sea level, cocooned inside a surprisingly ordinary flying machine. When, having travelled through seventeen hours of non-stop darkness, finally we come around to the sun’s […]

A Reminder of the Existence of Invisible Things

It seemed like no time at all since I’d been gazing out into the darkness of the daytime, excited by hail noisily battering my windows, the whistling wind whipping up the trees, and lashing rain streaking sideways at a 45 degree angle from left to right. But gradually I noticed it had grown quiet, and […]

Inside a Cloud

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to actually be inside a cloud? Admittedly I chose a very low flying, non-stormy specimen to experiment with, but yesterday I did find out. Cycling past Peckham Rye common, a big mist was settling down. Enchanted by the dissolving trees, I couldn’t help but detour into […]

Little Fluffy Clouds

Yesterday, barely able to shuffle around thanks to some seriously aching muscles, earned by playing football for the first time in six years, I was unable to go for any outdoor explorations. Luckily, I remembered to look out of the window.

To swim, to float, or to fly?

Amazingness Manifesto – Statement Number 5: ‘Even something as simple as looking up at the sky, can lift our spirits and make us glad to be alive.’

Alpine Transportation

Today was a truly magnificent cloud day. I looked out of the window this morning at about 9:30 am and was pretty excited because I thought I had been transported to the Alps during ski season. On closer inspection I realised, of course, that the mountains were actually clouds. But far from being disappointed, I […]


A rocky, sparse, moorland landscape, complete with gorse and heather, big blue sky and fluffy white clouds – it’s just perfect for a day’s exploring, with my camera and some cheese and pickle sandwiches. If only I were a little bit smaller… In fact, I’d need to be the size of a ladybird in order […]

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