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Stormy Day: Depressing and Beautiful

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The stormy weather today is so cruel. The wind blows hard and the sound it makes is  quite unsettling. It is dark, cold and wet today, which can only be described by many as depressing. But I think, when you look carefully to this so called depressing weather and try hard to experience it differently, you will certainly see beauty in it.

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Winter Garden

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Our garden surprised me when I get back from work yesterday. By the sight of it, the gardener has been here. Once in a while, Mrs. M the gardener comes around to give our garden a make-over. We like our garden, but we just do not have the patience nor the skills to do the dirty job.

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Unlikely: The Spring Flower on Snow

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It is so Unlikely that these two, the snow and the flowers will meet, but notwithstanding its unlikeliness, they nonetheless did meet this year. The former belong to the winter whereas the latter to spring. Did the snow came later or the flowers earlier than usual? The image is an illustration of a beautiful and rare contradictions: The flowers are announcing spring in the midst of winter.

Winter 2017: The First Encounter This Year

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Winter marks the coming of age of every year and yet at the same time it is also the point in which a new young year is being born again. It is in the nexus of the old and the new.

There are quite plenty of the us who finds winter to be the most dreary season of the year. It is quite understandable. It is when we are constrained with indoor activities because it is very cold to spend our time outside. The sun rarely shine and the lack of its glorious presence has a tremendous influence to the temperaments of many.

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Garden 2017: From Humble Beginnings

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As it has already been mentioned in the previous blog post entitled Behold, The First Sign Of Spring published yesterday, I have spotted two little and yet gorgeous flowers on the garden. They might be small, but their bright beautiful colours make them difficult to be unnoticed. Their site is a constant reminder that the long, cold and dark winter is almost behind while the most awaited spring is almost near. Aside from the plants that can survive the cold winter and remain green throughout the year, the colours of these flowers are the first indication that the garden is about to transform. Every year, they never fail in what they do: they remind us of spring while at the same time they make us excited of the spring yet to come.

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