Cold Weather

Cold weather usually equals fun photographs.  Sometimes the cold can prove less fun though.  Last year I returned to my house after having Christmas with my parents to find it flooded, and four inches deep in water downstairs.  After wading through the mess to extract my stuff, and pack it into a car to move home to my other half’s sofa, I just couldn’t leave without getting my camera out.  In the midst of the arrival of my landlady, whilst my house was ankle deep in water, I was busy taking photographs.
The water that had literally flowed out of the windows of the upstairs had run down over the garden plants.  In the cold temperatures it had frozen.  This hydrangea was literally suspended in ice…

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