The Photo Gallery 216: Cold

Frost covered nettle

We haven’t had any snow here in the Midlands yet.
But it’s eye wateringly cold.
Wear an extra layer cold. Wear thermal socks cold. Not bother how you look as long as the wind can’t get up the back of your coat cold.

And actually, you don’t need the snow to take pretty photographs, as witnessed by this young nettle leaf.
The frost is so pretty it almost takes your mind off the fact that you can’t feel the ends of your fingers. Almost.

This post is for week 216 of The Photo Gallery: The theme is: Cold.

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20 Responses to The Photo Gallery 216: Cold

  1. That is beautiful! Not only have we not had proper snow (OK, we had a dusting yesterday), we haven’t had much pretty frost either. But it’s still really flipping cold!
    Sarah MumofThree World recently posted…The Gallery: ColdMy Profile

  2. lauracymft says:

    That’s pretty. Frost does make everything look pretty but gosh it’s so cold!
    lauracymft recently posted…Cold #TheGalleryMy Profile

  3. mama syder says:

    The cold can be so pretty. This shot looks like the leaves are covered in sugar. I love it x
    mama syder recently posted…The Gallery – ColdMy Profile

  4. sarah says:

    That’s a pretty photo! Frost makes everything look so pretty and sparkly! 🙂
    Thank you for hosting, I really love this linky. xx
    sarah recently posted…Leaving fresh footprints in the snow.My Profile

  5. Mummy Barrow says:

    oh that photo is stunning. It is so still. I know that sounds mad since all photos are still but you know sometimes you get a sense of busy-ness in a photo? Well this is the opposite. It just smacks of stillness and silence.
    Mummy Barrow recently posted…The Gallery — ColdMy Profile

  6. Louise says:

    That is a lovely photo. I have now bought a super warm hat to help me get out in the cold more x
    Louise recently posted…The Gallery: ColdMy Profile

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  8. I love the macro shot – you’ve caught the frost perfectly
    Megan – Truly Madly Kids recently posted…Letter to my DaughtersMy Profile

  9. Cerys says:

    ooh! it looks like it’s sugar-coated! Off to get me a biscuit…
    Cerys recently posted…{captured} coldMy Profile

  10. Expat Mum says:

    I’m laughing at “cold” though. According to my phone it’s 5 Celsius in London. It’s -6 where I am and I was just thinking that today wasn’t actually that cold. I mean, I can go out without a balaclava!
    Expat Mum recently posted…Cold dogsMy Profile

  11. Susan Mann says:

    Beautiful photo x
    Susan Mann recently posted…Cold – The Gallery 216My Profile

  12. Stunning photo Tara! I do not like cold here in the UK, but this is pretty!
    Mirka Moore @Kahanka @Fitness4Mamas recently posted…The Gallery: Cold!My Profile

  13. I love looking at every day things when they have been “painted” with frost – what a magical effect! x
    Louise Edwards recently posted…First signs of Spring #snowdrops @hodsockpriory #thegalleryMy Profile

  14. HelpfulMum says:

    This picture is absolutely stunning. The depth is wonderful and I love the detail on the edges of the leaves.
    HelpfulMum recently posted…The Photo Gallery – ColdMy Profile

  15. Perfect frost shot – beautiful the way it frames the leaves.

  16. Such a pretty picture, how delicate the leaf looks. We are in Staffordshire and had a really good covering of snow. Have a lovely week x
    Life as our little family recently posted…Jumper Heaven – WOOLOVERSMy Profile

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