My Christmas Wonderland Slideshow

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joanlawson
joanlawson Member Posts: 8,681
edited 1. Jan 2010, 11:15 in Community Chit-chat archive
Hi everyone

I took these photographs when I was staying at my daughter's house over Christmas. She lives on the edge of the moors in Yorkshire, and these are the views from her house.

It is always a beautiful place at any time of the year, but the snow was deep, and turned everywhere into a Christmas Wonderland. The grandchildren has great fun sledging and building snowmen.

Here is a link to my slideshow.

http://s783.photobucket.com/albums/yy115/lawsonmt/My Christmas Wonderland/

Joan
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  • annie_mial
    annie_mial Member Posts: 5,614
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Lovely pictures, beautiful scenery, Joan. I'll admit I'm biased, but I'd say it can rival Dartmoor at times!

    Annie
  • angel1
    angel1 Bots Posts: 1,464
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    So beautiful Joan. These pics brought smiles and tears for me. I think you probably know why. Can I come next time? Autumn perhaps.........Ange
  • livinglegend
    livinglegend Member Posts: 1,425
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Lovely skies on the last two pictures. Makes me want to definitely reach for the canvas and brushes.

    Nice to see you looking all wrapped up and comfy in the cold snow. Brrr.

    Joseph 8)
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  • trisher
    trisher Member Posts: 9,263
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Joan

    It looks lovely. That sky well it is a photo I can see someone wanting to paint.

    We have no snow it has all gone.

    Trish xxx
  • jaspercat
    jaspercat Member Posts: 1,238
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Hi Joan, what lovely pictures, I must admit that I do like the Yorkshire moors, although I have only seen them from a steam train, Dartmoor is great too love Jaspercatxx
  • joyful164
    joyful164 Member Posts: 2,401
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Hello Joan

    With scenery like that, you need to start getting large canvasses and acrylics. You have inspiration at your feet there.

    Start painting large sweeping pictures. You are lucky

    Joy
  • jackie1955
    jackie1955 Member Posts: 632
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Oh they are lovely pics Joan.

    We have beautiful countryside in the Staffordshire Moorlands too - I'd love a walk through the snowy drifts but wouldn't dare risk it anymore :( still, i can appreciate it from the warmth of the car lol

    Happy New Year, Jackie x

    p.s. Its snowing now!
  • oneday
    oneday Member Posts: 1,434
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    nice photos - did you have to drive down those roads and for goodness sake hide those logs or my guy fawkes neighbour will start burning them.
  • joanlawson
    joanlawson Member Posts: 8,681
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Lovely skies on the last two pictures. Makes me want to definitely reach for the canvas and brushes.

    Nice to see you looking all wrapped up and comfy in the cold snow. Brrr.

    Joseph 8)

    Hi Joseph

    Glad you liked the skies. Very dramatic and beautiful, aren't they :?:

    I was frozen in the picture you mention. I'd been standing watching my grandchildren sledging for ages, and it really was cold.
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  • joanlawson
    joanlawson Member Posts: 8,681
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Thank you all for your comments. The snow is still thick there, so the children have had lots of sledging this year.
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  • dachshund
    dachshund Member Posts: 8,961
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Hi Joan.
    nice countryside.i thought the horses were the best.
    Joan you looked just right for the weather.
    thank you for the photos.
    joan xx
    take care
    joan xx