iridescent irrigation

Sometimes, the simple things around us that we take for granted can present us with extraordinary moments. We have had a very dry summer and the irrigators on our neighbouring farms have been put to good use. They do come in handy for a free carwash if the timing is right. Early one morning last week, I glanced out of the window and the paddock on the hill across the valley was receiving a refreshing dowse.

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The slate grey sky of daybreak highlighted the curve of the water

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and, as I watched, the accession of colours produced a spectacular choreography.

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A few minutes later, the show was over. The fluidic trajectory blended with the brightening sky and disappeared into normality.