January CMMC beginning with A

This week’s Midweek Madness Challenge (CMMC) from Cee Neuner is for a word beginning with A. My first thought for a word beginning with A was Apple, as in many alphabet books. I have already used a photo of an apple tree here, so I had to think again.

Aspect has a similar meaning to view. On a recent local walk there were wonderful views of the Cumbrian mountains covered in snow. Another word beginning with A is agricultural. The land in the foreground is agricultural.

Railway track, green fields and woodland in foreground, scattered houses, mountains with snow, dark clouds and blue sky. Birds flying.
A wintry scene in Cumbria

May CMMC colour purple

The theme this week for Cee’s Midweek Madness Challenge (CMMC) is the colour purple.

The photo I have picked is perhaps at the blue end of the purple part of the spectrum. This month we had some very cold weather for the time of year and snow fell on high ground. My photo is of some of the Cumbrian Mountains taken from high ground near the coast using the Zoom facility on my camera.

Snow-capped Lakeland fells

Another realm

The challenge from the Daily Post for this week is out of this world. I have tried to take photos of the moon, but they are poor. My camera phone and I have not agreed about zooming in. Failing an extraterrestrial satellite, I have chosen a rather unusual photo taken through a window.

The snowstorm which reached the UK from Tuesday this week, known as #TheBeastFromTheEast, reached us overnight on Tuesday-Wednesday. We have a variety of birds, which visit the garden. The tracks in the snow on a path are intriguing. There are obvious tracks from a cat and from hopping birds. One trailing track joined to bird prints has puzzled hubby and me. Was it a skid before landing? Do birds trail their tails?

Tracks in the snow
Tracks in the snow

It may not be out of this world, but it is certainly out of our world and into the realm of nature.