I have never seen clouds like them. My youngest daughter and I had gone into the garden to search for tree frogs enticed into the open with the recent rain, but the sky distracted me.
The rainbow was the most brilliant I had ever seen. Scolded for dereliction of my frog-hunting duty, I tried to pay attention to the hidden life of the ground, but the sky had me desperately taking photos as the light changed with every second.
The rainbow faded - in it's place were the strangest clouds, rounded and illuminated in eerie pinks.
I ran inside to fetch the rest of the family - but when I returned they had gone.