http://gty.im/71446325 As harsh winter weather hits the UK, this week's Pic of the Week celebrates the annual Sapporo Snow Festival in Japan. During the festival, Sapporo is turned into a winter wonderland with large numbers of spectacular snow and ice sculptures – some measuring more than 25 metres wide and 15 metres high. The festival [...]
It's early January, after all the indulgences and jolly celebration of Christmas and New Year, things have gone very quiet in comparison. If only we had something else to celebrate? Well today, Friday 11th January we do! It is officially 'National Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friend Day'. Genuinely, this is not something I have made up. Officially every [...]
http://gty.im/884802526 As Christmas lights were being switched on around the globe this week, nature not to be outdone provided its own light spectacle in the form of a Supermoon. This is the first one of 2017 and also will be last of 2017. Supermoons occur during a full moon phase where the earth and moon [...]
http://gty.im/873518144 This week's pic is of a crisp autumnal scene last Monday, of mist rising from the River Avon. After a warm autumn in the UK, it seems winter is now arriving.
http://gty.im/526009750 This week's image is of a lovely winter scene of a bevvy swans on a lake at dawn, with striking contrasting colours as the sun rises above the trees.