Stream in a Thicket

Here in North America we have sweltered under a huge heat dome for days now – my thermometer has shown 40C  (104F) daily, and with high humidity it feels as if I will dissolve into one large puddle.  The Weekly Photo Challenge of Fresh is timely.  I have no lake at my doorstep, no pool in the backyard, air conditioning only in the bedroom … there are so many fans blowing inside it’s a wonder the house doesn’t rotate upwards off its foundations.  A stream to dabble my toes in at least would make me feel fresher …

gurgling stream over rocksAnd this is a watercolour and ink I did from this photo …
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Visual Quotations 16

“We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us”. – Winston Churchill On the most northerly point of Brittany, on the peninsula of Plougrescant, is the Chapelle Saint-Gonéry, with its crooked belfry.   The Chapelle is a historic monument –  part twelfth-century Romanesque and part fifteenth century flamboyant. And another tilting shot … 16th Century timbered houses in Troyes, on the Seine river about 150 km southeast … Continue reading Visual Quotations 16