Snow!

P1030310Hi again,

I’m sorry I don’t get around to writing very often.  In point of fact, I don’t get around to much of anything other than studying very often.  This is probably a habit I should fix, seeing as I’m in a foreign country and I ought to be doing a better job of exploring.

Anyway, here’s a relatively foreign experience for me: snow.  Of course, I did live in Iceland for a year, an island that, as you might guess from its name, does have snow enough for me to say I’ve experienced.  But as I’ve spent most of my life in south Texas, I can’t help but find snowy weather an occasion for photography.

Above, you’ll see Selwyn Chapel – and snow.  Below you’ll see blossoms of some sort covered in snow.

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P1030311Here’s Selwyn Hall.  This is where we eat.  Our dining hall staff is really friendly.

P1030335Here’s a closer shot of the railing on the steps up to the hall.  Someone has decided that the snow all along the top could be rolled up.  I thought that was pretty clever and decided it needed to be documented.

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P1030330Here’s the backside of Selwyn Chapel vied from inside Selwyn’s gardens.  They’re not that much to look at during the winter, but they’re pretty nice.

P1030334The gardens also have a little duck pond.  Here it’s frozen over, but on warmer days, you’ll see ducks and – more often – moorhens.

P1030325I’ve been really impressed with all of the little flowers that manage to grow in the cold.  I thought this was a nice picture of them.  I don’t know what kind they are.

Well, that’s all for now.  Thanks for reading!

B.

 

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