An intriguing MtLawleyShire sunset

It had been a strange day – hot and sultry and cloud cover almost such that rain was sure to follow.  It didn’t but the clouds were very interesting:

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a tropical-looking sky:

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the first hints of sunset revealed the texture of the clouds:

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blazing in an art deco window:

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the texture of those clouds – not tight enough for cloth of gold, too rumpled and filled with folds of shadow:

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the sun shine momentarily clear in a blaze of glory:

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the sun sank below the horizon and the clouds began to fill:

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they glowed, became luminous, spread all across the western sky:

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Intense and beautiful their structure changeable and :

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the colour grew richer:

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intensified again:

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the wonderful contrasts between clear sky and cloud:

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till it darkened;

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and faded into coming night:

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