It was a surprising sunset tonight, filled with colour and viewed from two different vantages.
These are from my normal winter viewing angle – all golds and amazing clouds in one spot, as though the clouds gathered around the sun as it sank:
A view of a conifer and the last of the light on a chinese tree:
Then I went to the flame tree street and the view was very different, the colours richer although without the brilliance of the immediate sunset:
the early evening moon
and tangled in the bare branches of the chinese tallow
and finally, the almost full moon: