I meant to post this last week but I forgot, so I’m doing it now before the month is out.
I took this picture in February 2010 (exact date was 19/02/2010) on my way to work in the morning. I don’t remember what brand smartphone it was.
Happy 10th anniversary, picture!
It’s foggy and frosty and I think I would prefer that to what we have now. (Another storm is on the way and I’m slowly forgetting what the world was like before them. I don’t remember the last time we had dry weather at a weekend.)
Just for fun, I have tinted versions:
As always, shame about the cars, without them the image would look much better.
So we have been having some BAAAAAAD weather lately, aka Beast from the East; temperature below freezing, icy wind and snow, lots of snow. Snow is not something I want to photograph, mainly because I hate it. But my tram stop gave me a sight to behold.
Some construction work has been going on here (this is quite usual, Manchester Metrolink network has expanded so much in the past few years–with help from EU funds, but that’s another story).
Can you see the wheelbarrow sticking out from the pile of snow?
As I said in a previous Random and Weird phone Shots post, I have a thing about wheelbarrows. I even have a Wheelbarrows Pinterest board. So naturally I always notice them and if I can, photograph them. Closer shot here:
It looks so sad and abandoned and lost in the snow. It seems as if The Beast got the poor wheelbarrow.
However, this is the next day:
It endured. And so it will, while the snow will (eventually) melt.
And so will we. Though we still have days of The Beast in front of us.