Cee's Fun Foto Challenge: Winter Scenes


Past Winters

It seems strange to be posting pictures of winter in mid-summer especially now when we’re in the midst of drought, heatwaves and fire. Here are some from my archives. First, of all are a couple taken in Oatlands in wintertime.

Late afternoon on a July day in Oatlands.
Topiary, Lake Dulverton, Oatlands Tasmania 2013

“Flush Away Winter” in Geeveston 2015

Enjoying the party in 2015

The last snow I saw, near Geeveston 2017.

Untouched snow. This is about as heavy as it usually gets in Geeveston although higher altitudes will get more.

4 comments

  1. I would have to use snow from 2016 since we had very little last year and even less this year. Though it DID snow last night. It’ looked like a lot, but the weather got really warm today and all of it melted away before lunchtime. So you do get a bit of snow? I am never sure. Snow probably sounds like a good idea these days.

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    • In the Huon Valley the surrounding hills get snow in winter from time to time. It usually melts within a day or two unless there was a prolonged cold spell. Friends of mine who live outside the townships of Geeveston and Franklin would get a bit if it snowed. Where I lived, almost at sea level I had snow in my garden twice in 17 years. Snow in large quantities is rare enough for people to get excited about it. I think the biggest snow we had was in the winter of 2015 when schools were closed for a couple of days and the bus to Hobart couldn’t run. Older folk tell me that winters used to be colder and snow would last longer on the ground than it does these days.

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