Today, Saturday in Australia while in slower parts of the world it is still Friday (just joking!), the skies are overcast and rain is falling. The rain caused the Saturday markets to close up early, and we came home to light the slow combustion stove. Our passive solar house is toasty warm on sunny days, and the sunshine provides our hot water too, but today we light the fire to compensate for lack of sun. Here is a slideshow of photos from this morning.
To see other entries go to the Weekly Photo Challenge at the Daily Post.
Here are some beauties: jobryant, beeblu, fergiemoto, implicado, northernnarratives, onthebench, francine, islandtraveler, rutheh, frizztext, madhu, and lucidgypsy.
So the figs were from your garden! Ummm – I do love figs and remember the tree in our garden when I was a kid. Ma used to wage war with the starlings so she could pick enough to make jam. Me? I just climbed up and sat there, eating straight from the tree, like a huge hairless monkey!
But it’s the raindrops on the lily pond I’m drawn to – no surprise there.
Wonderful to wander around your place in the rain this morning, Christine. I’m just back from taking the Girls down to put out the rubbish. Better download and see what I got!
great to hear from you …. now i wait to see what you got on the way to put out the garbage… and yes, i used to sit in the fig tree too, a perfect perch, and those big black squashy figs were so good!
Yea! They’re the ones – delightful memories!
Oh today so far is very close to home – still can’t transfer images from my camera to the computer – so I’m about to download a couple I took with my old iPhone 3G …
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thought you might all enjoy these dadirri moments in the rain this morning ….
Love your today photo. Thanks for listing my blog in pingback.
BE ENCOURAGED! BE BLESSED!
The rain can produce some beautiful photos as you have shown us in your slideshow.
Love your shots , Brilliantly taken! =)
thanks so much for your encouraging comment!
Lovely, lovely shots! Thank you for the pingback!
you are welcome madhu!
I like this look into your day. Thank you!
so glad to share it with you mona! thanks for visiting 🙂
I love the magpies, stained glass and lily pond! There is such tranquility in all of these photographs. Beautiful!
yes i live in a tranquil place, so gad it shows in the photos, thanks for your comment!
Great shots!! I love the rain, vines and pawpaw, and pond. Hey, your broccoli looks good!!! It might be miserable weather but it’s nice to be all toasty with the fire on. Have a good weekend.
thanks for your encouragement louise, i really value your artist’s eye!
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Beautiful slideshow – loved it. It seems to be raining everywhere – NY hasn’t had a break in days and it is raining again this morning.
thank you shaanthz, it is so encouraging to have your lovely comment .. and i agree with the ‘today’ photo challenge we saw a lot of rainy days!
Enjoyed your entry and seeing a piece of Australia.
thank you colline, so happy to share my little piece of australia via the internet!
Love the banana leaf shot. I wouldn’t have guessed. Rain? Goodness me, I’m not familiar with that. (ha! ha!)
thank you so much restless jo, the banana leaf photo is very soothing isn’t it?
Your garden looks wonderful. I like the banana leaf. Thanks for listing my blog 🙂
Beautiful gallery – love the silhouetted branches!
i appreciate your visit retiring sort, and i really liked the bare branches too 🙂
Some wonderful images, you really captured the feeling of the rain
a compliment from you claire, i have new feeling about rain after taking those images, thanks so much for visiting and leaving me that lovely comment 🙂
Those magpies look as though they’re up to no-good 😉 Thanks for the linky.
my pleasure bluebee! those magpies were feeling sorry for themselves but their buoyancy has returned in the last few days 🙂
I am not sure which part of Australia you live in, but here in the Illawarra of NSW it’s pretty wet too. Yesterday, on Saturday it was overcast with a few showers. Peter, my husband, and I were lucky that none the less we were able to go hiking on Mt Keira. We also wandered around the gardens of Nan Tien Temple without getting wet. Today, Sunday, we didn’t go out of the house, Whenever I looked out, it looked rather wet. We spend the day blogging the pictures we took yesterday.
I love your pictures. They have a very Australian feeling that I can relate to.
thanks for your lovely comment aunty uta, good to hear about your day too!
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What a great day post 🙂
thank you dear kind jake!
These are all so beautiful!
do you think it is the rain that creates a particular light … i was surprised at how good the rainy day shots were!
thanks fergie, glad you liked my ‘today’ images, it was fun taking them in the rain 🙂
With or without the Sun, these images shows how beautiful and inspiring the day had been. Thanks.
for me the wordpress challenge helped me focus to see the day, what a lovely blessing! thanks for your kind comments 🙂