Archive for the ‘Puddles’ Category

It’s A Wanderful Leaf

I’ve been practising handstands lately.  Unfortunately I haven’t yet progressed beyond needing a wall to support my feet, so am unable to upside-down myself at will on the discovery of a puddle…but if I could, this is what I would have witnessed this morning… …a leaf-shaped fairy anointing all and sundry with some happy magic, […]


Mostly I really love heavy rain, especially when it comes along after days of hot stickiness and freshens up the atmosphere. I like climbing onto walls and hanging off railings to avoid big puddles, or splish-splashing through them depending on my current welly-wearing status. I love watching it streak downwards especially when it falls dead […]


It started off with lovely little clumps of snow flurrying through the air, but it wasn’t long before each falling clump became wetter and wetter, and all too soon there was just a barrage of common raindrops. Sloppy streets and even sloppier patches of muddy earth rapidly evolved. There was a general vibe of sogginess […]

Jump In!

I love these times: after a deluge of rain, the clouds form a little gap for the sun to shine through, and the whole world glows and glistens in response.  Plus, there are always plenty of puddles lying around; gateways to a parallel universe. The trick is to not step in any by accident, but […]

Bobble bubble

Whilst waiting for the bus this evening, as the puddles swelled around me from a day of constant rain, I spied a pavement bobble, cleverly disguised as a water bubble, off to seek her fortune.

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