Ice Magic

Woken by a wintry dawningof not necessarily unthinkablecolours, the icicle sparkledand dripped from the awning,releasing its magical spell:it had captured the frosty lightfrom the clusters of stars in the nightand now it rang like a tinkling bell. Kim M. Russell, 23rd January 2023 Free image by Rico Van der Voorde on Unsplash Mish says it’s […]

Birth of an Ice Cloud

Ice clouds are born as crystals created from water vapour attracted to individual small atmospheric particles: a microbe or volcanic ash, pehaps. The process known as ice nucleation is the formation of wispy cirrus clouds that hang where temperatures are low and humidity is high in an otherwise clear sky. Kim M. Russell, 2016 Image […]