A Few signs of Autumns Approach

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It is also Spider Time….

We are past the mid-point of September.  It is that time in the seasons when, in some places, it can still look like summer. But increasingly splashes of colour, new berries and fruits indicate that autumn is on the way.

Down by the Lake autumn looks some way off…

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But elsewhere those hints of autumnal colour are becoming more prevalent….  seed heads of long-gone blooms contrast with bold Nasturtiums bold making a final statement of intent to stay. Leaves on the Maple are turning and Teasel heads have lost their fluff and now all spikes, Rose Hips bright Red only matched by the Yew Berry …. it is a time of contrast.

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Days of high summer sun are rapidly fading, soon they will be just memories.  The upside is that we have all the glory of Autumn to come

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Make the most of today…   the official last day of summer.  Tomorrow is the Autumn Equinox.   But as always…..

Please Remember ….

Stay Safe …. Be Kind…. Look After Each Other

21st September

(C) David Oakes 2020

Under a Spreading Oak Tree…

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The Oak tree’s this year are loaded with acorns….a great year for the Squirrels and Jays, amongst other wildlife.  Yes, it would appear to be a good crop this season with lots of plump acorns.

If one believes the Country Folk Lore, we best get ready for a severely bad winter!

Please Remember ….

Stay Safe …. Be Kind…. Look After Each Other

4th September

(C) David Oakes 2020

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge…… Autumn Scenes

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Autumn Gold…

Cee’s Topic for this weeks Fun Foto Challenge is Autumn Scenes…. use the archives is the suggestion.  Well as we are now in a wet, dark rather miserable and wintery February, the archives it is.  A rather nice excuse to remember those golden days of autumn…. so here are a few more….

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So why not join in the fun…The Link to Cee’s Blog is here :-

https://ceenphotography.com/2020/02/04/cees-fun-foto-challenge-autumn-scenes/

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4th February

(C) David Oakes 2020

WOW… Three near perfect days

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Another bright start to the day…. Autumn is fading fast, but with winter mornings like this we will not be complaining.  After several weeks of dark damp days it has been a real bonus to enjoy these rather chilly sunny days and witness the autumnal decline.

The leaves are nearly all down but what a colourful carpet they make….

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21st November

(C) David Oakes 2019