N is for Night Sky

We had some pretty spectacular sunsets when we were living in the cottage.
We would look out over open fields of crops and watch the sun disappear behind a single tree and the outline of the farmhouse half a mile across the way.

Obviously the landscape here in the marina is totally different.
The fields opposite have sheep in them, and the farmer herds them up in his Toyota truck even though he has two sheep dogs to do the job.
Instead of a road separating us, we have the river, and apart from the bleating of these woolly four-legged clouds, there is little noise here.
A couple of nights ago Hubby tried to take some pictures of the night sky in silhouette but it was too dark and all he got were the blobs of light from the pontoon bollards.
We walked Maggie earlier last night (9.45) and I took these pictures across both basins.

nightsky nightsky 2  nightsky 4
The longest day isn’t that far away.

About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! We have recently lost our beloved dog Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney, and now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of my GSD so had hers done too. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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