Category Archives: autumn

Six on Saturday – Senescence and decay

17-11-2018 This week the leaves fell off all the trees around here and the landscape is now looking shockingly bare. It has really changed the feel of things. The light has changed. The protective canopy has gone. This cycle is … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – The value of set-aside

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Six on Saturday – The Long Goodbye

What a glorious autumn we are having. We’ve had some frosts, which have carried the dahlias etc off, clearing space for the coming week’s bulb planting. They also helped the colours ramp up, so there is now a great show … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Moments of brightness

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Six on Saturday – Snippets and seeds

It’s been a mad week: A wedding coming up this weekend, so clothes etc. to sort out, family to gather up from universities, food to prepare for an autumn feast at work, plus a special birthday to attend. On Monday … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Revelation by subtraction or addition

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Wordless Wednesday – Fairyville

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Six-On-Saturday: Storing up treasures

13-10-2018 Today’s morning dogwalk encompassed sunshine, blustery winds, fallen trees, a couple of rain showers and a lovely double rainbow. Straddling the seasons as it were. It was also very warm, 26.5 deg C by lunchtime if my car is … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Spring in October?

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Six on Saturday … don’t amount to a (small) hill of beans

06-10-2018 Lovely, it’s raining hard. I’m grateful, I really am, but I can’t help wishing it would do it at night … when I am not walking the dog or wanting to dig up some ground elder. Easier to justify … Continue reading

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