Short days, cold nights

short-days-cold-nights-4The darkest part of the year on the northern hemisphere is upon us. Temperatures below zero, and days getting overwhelmed by the night before they even got the chance to start.


This post is in honour of the Arctic, where they are now deprived of any sunshine. Perhaps they feel a sparkle of hope when they see the sun in these pictures.


I love the Arctic and I have spend many weeks there, yet I have never experienced it during its darkest times. No plants there at the moment, you know…


Perhaps it is safe to dream of the dark and cold from here in Belgium, where temperatures stay safely close to zero and the sun still appears to keep up the good spirit.

Pictures from a December sunset in Zemst, near Brussels, Belgium.

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