The Cloud Appreciation Society

I celebrated the end of the year with a day alone in nature and hours of intense cloud appreciation. Laying there on my back I was moved to tears by this ephemeral beauty we can only grasp if we really pause for a moment. It is then we might realize, we don’t live beneath the sky, we live within it.

Listen to the founder of the Cloud Appreciation Society and his impassioned plea to live life with our head in the clouds:
Gavin Pretor-Pinney on TED

And here’s a selection of cloudscapes from around the world: