Thursday 23 June 2011

Another woodcutting sky. (Friday Skies)

Arrived home from work yesterday and found these pink clouds settling down for the night - and very nice they were too.

After a refreshing cup of tea I plunged into the garden to battle with the woodpile - its full of spiders and other beasts, so twilight wood chopping is always a test of one nerves! Anyway, as I was wielding the splitter - a fearsome combination of axe and sledgehammer - I noticed a second set of colours in the sky. I abandoned the splitter for the camera.

The clouds seemed to be shape shifting and changing colour - I think that the last of the sun was being filtered through more than one layer of cloud so the light kept changing. The light show was brief - but long enough to make me realise the splitting wood in the dark is less than no fun!

Hope you like the skies. You can find more skies from around the planet here at SkyWatch Friday.

You can also see the most recent post on my other blog by clicking on the Paying Ready Attention button on the RHS of the screen.


  1. those are beautiful skies, stewart. thanks for the chuckles on the woodsplitting 'nerves'. :)

  2. Such a treat to look up in the sky with such gorgeous sky views!

    My Skywatch, please come by anytime.

  3. It is wonderful to have the sky provide legitimate reasons for putting down the wood splitter, isn't it! And these are the best reasons I can think of! Gorgeous skies and colors beautifully captured! Enjoy your weekend, Stewart!!


  4. I keep waiting for some of the orange coloration to appear in our sky here in VA. As of late they have all wither been blue, blue and white, or orange or pinks. Your series is beautiful. Great job. Genie

  5. LOL
    can relate to the woodpile nerves
    lovely cloud colours

  6. The next to last pic with the yellow clouds is almost eerie!

  7. I like these skies - especially the two last pictures with blue and golden colours.

  8. The pastel clouds are lovely, Stewart, and I think you have captured their fluffiness very well.

  9. LOVE the last two shots!!! Great color!!!