Happy New Year

frozen leaves on Black Crag, Cumbria

Most of what was most beautiful about climbing Black Crag on New Year’s Day doesn’t translate easily into photography. Here, though, is a fragment of memory from what was, by any standard, a remarkably beautiful day.



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2 responses to “Happy New Year

  1. This is certainly more exotic (not to mention profound) than my January 1, 2009 post. The neighbor’s snow-crusted, tenaciously green cabbages…
    Happy New Year!

  2. Happy New Year indeed, M. W. Nolden — all peace and tranquility, or what you will, in 2oo9.

    Meanwhile, I can’t see any reason why my mildly icy Cumbrian weeds should be regarded as any more exotic, let alone profound, than your neighbour’s cabbages. In fact, given our relative proficiencies when it comes to photography, I’m more than flattered to discover the remarkable affinity between our New Year’s Day photos.