This is a post about being lucky. About being in the right place and the right time. About being fortunate to witness nature at it’s best. About loving where you live. About loving being outdoors.
This sunset developed, became magical, then disappeared into darkness in a twenty minute timespan on Saturday, 21st October, 2012. At the time, I was just cycling across Chasewater, heading to Morrisons in Burntwood to do some shopping. I was one of only four people on the Dam to witness this. I was very lucky indeed.
The colours in the sky changed steadily from crimsons and violets to gold, deep blue and deep orange. It constantly, steadily evolved. I was captivated.
For more of this sort of stuff, please check out my 365daysofbiking journal. I feel it’s important to point out that none of these images have been manipulated in any way. This is how it was. Nature is dramatic enough, without needing to resort to photoshop…