Photography: #GiantObservationWheel in #WinterWonderland, London

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The striking 60m Giant Observation Wheel at the seaonal festive attraction, Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park. I’ve always liked ferris wheels and included previous efforts in my blog. This is the one from Leicester Square, and the two from Vienna are here and here.

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Creative: As the Night Fades

As the night fades to nothingness
And the nothingness fades back to light,
I sit alone staring at the sky
Lay ever infinitely away, ponder what I am thinking.

That laying before a heartless horizon I so adore
I am destined to be replaced,
And never to be traced,
Back to the chance for a paradise I never faced.

But I am to be comforted.

The sky will always sleep above me,
It guarding me forever,
Until that nothingness
never dies again…
And again…
And again…

Line(s) of the Day #TheOldAstronomer

Stars

Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light;
I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night

Taken from the poem ‘The Old Astronomer (to his pupil)’ by Sarah Williams (1837 – 1868)