No, that’s not what I’ve chosen, but it could work and I liked it as a title.
However, I’ve never read it so that would be somewhat fraudulent, and whilst I’m sure that the ghost of M Scott Peck would not bother himself with such trivial pursuits, it’s not what I wanted to do with this week’s gallery post.
As it goes, I’ve come nowhere close to doing what I set out to achieve. It involved costumes, and saucepans and wash baskets and happy, cooperative children and in the final week of term I had three out of four, but a vital element was missing.
Instead I turned to the archives and found this:
It’s a few years old now, I’d guess just over 3, judging by the size of them. I love this image, and have done very little to it save for taking out some electricity lines and playing with the colour balance a bit. There’s something about snow pictures, they are just infused with Magic and the tracks in the road add to the mystique, giving it that Faraway quality of adventurous possibility. My most favourite part, and it’s not immediately obvious, is that the Boy Wonder is looking up at the Tree, wondering whether it’s snow-laden branches might droop at precisely the point that his sister walks underneath…..
Did you see what I did there?