Tuesday 8 April 2014

Five Minutes :: Five Photos

Hello Lovelies,
yesterday it was dull and showery, proper April weather. It rained heavily in the early evening and then, as I was making a cup of tea at 7.30pm I noticed the light levels increase..........I looked outside, saw the sun, left my tea and grabbed my camera.

At the bottom of our garden the neighbours Magnolia tree was bathed in golden light...........

I dashed up the road looking for the setting sun.......it was already disappearing behind the houses near the allotments......

I dodged big puddles which reflected the beautiful colours of the evening sky........

 Gazed at the countryside and marvelled at this glorious, fleeting light.........

And snapped the setting sun just before my camera battery battery died........

When I got home my cup of tea was till hot and I felt happy to have snatched five minutes to absorb the beauty of the sunset.
Jacquie x


  1. Quite a stunning five minutes

  2. What a beautiful sunset.
    Jacqui x

  3. Amazing what you can see in five minutes!

  4. Bonjour from France ;)
    I just love your inspirations ;) It would have been very sad not to see these pics. Thank you :)
    Have a lovely day.


  5. Jacquie I caught that moment last night too, it was a lovely golden glow. I was out there with my camera. The magnolia seemed so pink! Heather x

  6. I love your blog, I love your pictures. You give me a great peace sensation throught your sunset, your landscapes. I'm sure I will follow you everyday from now :)
    Have a peaceful day!

  7. Brilliant five minutes! Lucky you, you saw them! :-)

    Take care,

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  9. A lovely five minutes, great photos. xx

  10. I always think it's something special when you get a lovely sunset at the end of a grey day. I can see the sunset from my craft desk, and it never fails to make me smile. x

  11. I'm sure it was one of the best 5 minutes you've ever spent. Beautiful photos!
    Anne xx

  12. Ah, like a little gift after all that rain, there is something special about a sudden golden burst of late sunshine...Chrissie x

  13. What a lovely five minutes! So glad you did, then shared it with us.: ) (A great example of how fast things change.)

  14. It is so nice to be able to see life from anothers point of view and especially when they live in such a different place than yourself. Love the pictures.
    Birgitta x

  15. Truly wonderful pictures - you live in a lovely place.

  16. Beautiful! How lucky we are that you snatched thise five minutes.

  17. Such pretty pictures, you truly know how to capture some pretty sights..

  18. Wow, such a lovely snatched moment, and your tea was still drinkable!

  19. What a stunning Magnolia tree and you did well to capture that sunset, beautiful, x

  20. Well captured, so pretty.
    Clare x

  21. Your posts are so much fun to see.

    Thank you for the dropped scone recipe, and the view of the feet of a coot. Where else could I have access to such info? No where that I know.

    The photos in this post are lovely.

    Our NYC springtime is so far behind what you've been showing us. Maybe by this weekend some more blooms will appear. Over here, my pals and I wonder if we are going to have a "instant" spring blooming season that comes and goes before we can actually appreciate its beauty.

    I consider myself lucky to have this weekend off. I will be heading over to Central Park to see what is what.


  22. How beautiful - I particularly love your last pic, and aren't the magnolia flowers magnificent! Joy xo


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