Sunday, April 06, 2008

I woke up to..

Snow covered backyard

I opened my eyes this morning to large a storm of snow flakes peering through the venetian blinds in our bedroom. I was so shocked that I got out of bed and checked the time - it was only 8:30am and it was snowing. I quickly whipped out my camera and snapped a few shots and then went to our living area which faces a garden and stuck my head out the window for more shots. I sat by the window, completely mesmerised, taking in as much of the scenery as I could.

A sudden drop in snow!
(a sudden drop in snow!)

Squirrel in the neighbours backyard
(a little squirrel in the neighbour's backyard)

Tree, branches covered in snow

Tiles


40 minutes later I found myself snuggling back into bed at 10 past 9 because the shock of seeing snow had dissipated and the drowsiness from waking up so early had crept up and taken over my body.

Breakfast by the window

I'm just finishing off my breakfast by the window and I still can't believe it's snowing/ed. I was hoping it would snow all day but I doubt this will happen as the snow is starting to melt. (Golf) balls of snow drop are starting to drop off the branches. The snow storm stopped 1/2hr ago and the snow piles on the fence has all but disappeared.

I guess all good things must come to and end.

Greek yoghurt with strawberries drizzled with honey

Incidentally, breakfast was Baked egg on toast and Greek Yoghurt with strawberries drizzled with honey. No egg on toast photo here as I had already scoffed it all before I decided to take a photo to share my experience.

Snowflakes
(snowflakes)

7 comments:

Manggy said...

Eek! I've obviously never seen a squirrel before, lol :) Beautiful pics!

Hey! Long time no see! I am guessing this is all from Melbourne? I apparently have no sense of the seasons!

K & S said...

wow! that is a lot of snow! I would be excited to take photos too :) thanks for sharing.

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Aamena said...

i love your pictures.

Isa said...

Great pictures! And delicious breakfast too! Thanks for sharing!

ilingc said...

Manggy: Hiya. It's my backyard or the neighbours backyard I should say, in London. We're still in London and it should be spring right about now :)

Kat: It was just amazing! I went nuts. I don't see snow much especially this thick. Sigh..

Journey of life: Hi there. I'll be sure to swing by when I have a chance. Cheers.

Aamena: Thanks :)

Isa: Thanks Isa. :)

Jeanne said...

Wasn't that snow just the BEST?? I woke up before N and peeped through our bedroom curtains - and then started SHRIEKING! I was so overexcited as I really wasn't expecting snow, and certainly not that much. We also spent half the morning staring out of the window and taking pictures - an Antipodean thing, I am assured!!