Unusual Cloud Formations

24 Festive Tasks: Door 12 – St. Andrew’s Day, Task 3:

Legend has it that the saltire or St. Andrew’s cross (white on an azure background) – which constitutes the national flag of Scotland – originated as a cloud formation, symbolizing St. Andrew’s being crucified on an X-shaped cross rather than an upright one.  Do you have any pictures of unusual cloud formations?  If so, share them with us!


Two sunset photos I took near my home a few years ago:

The cloud formation in the lower centre of this one reminds me of a croissant … or one of those sea snail shells that hermit crabs sometimes live in.

And this one just might be an old-fashioned stoppered medicine bottle — with a drop coming out of it!


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