Just a Thought or A Rather Frightening Reminder….

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It is the 25th of September today…..   which is perhaps an apt time to mention that there are only 89 days till Christmas.

Which ever way you look at time and just how fast it vanished into infinity, Christmas will be here before you know it.

So now is the time to cheer and start making preparations… or  Loudly Groan.

(I think I am with the later)

Which ever view you share….  for now…

Please Remember ….

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

25th September

(C) David Oakes 2021

 

 

 

Autumns approach is always stealthy…

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Early autumnal colour at Stourhead Gardens, Wiltshire

Really must try and capture it when all the autumnal colours are at their richest.

Whatever the season….

Please Remember ….

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

25th September

(C) David Oakes 2021

 

Cee’s B & W Challenge – Half of Anything. (Just for fun)

Half a Gate and Half a Door.

The Half Gate is, believe it or not, an expensive Sculptural Installation, and is a gate to nowhere.

The other is a Stable door that has seen rather a lot of practical ware over the years.

Just a couple of light hearted contributions to this weeks Cee’s B&W Challenge  – Half of Anything .

Here are two more…..  Half a Sun Hat won’t do you much good!

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A Glass of Wine…..  Well, Just Half a Glass for me please.

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Have some fun and join in Cee’s Challenge. Details here :- https://ceenphotography.com/2021/09/23/cbwc-half-of-anything/

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Have a fun weekend but please still Remember to…

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

24th September

(C) David Oakes 2021

Septembers Charm……

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Cley next the Sea

A memory of a fantastic end to a September day.  Evening light over Cley Marshes, Norfolk.

The reeds had yet to adopted their autumnal colours….but in late September they had made a start.

Wherever you are this Friday and whatever you have planned for the weekend…

Please Remember ….

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

24th September

(C) David Oakes 2021

 

There is a Change…..

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Another sunny September morning.  Sunny it maybe, but there is a different feel to the day.  First there was a rather cool but strong breeze….  that quickly dispersed the early mists that had become a feature of our mornings.

Whilst the sun was bright it was also noticeably less strong in its colour temperature.  It still felt warm but the landscape looked cooler despite the harsh shadows.

Autumnal colours are just a little more prominent, but lush green remains the dominant colour.

The leaves on the venerable Oak are still thick and rich green.  Not that many Acorns this season,  I guess is to be expected,  last year it was a bumper crop..

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We did get some sever weather warnings for last weekend, nothing came of them.  But its as if each coming weekend has to be preceded by such warnings…. the Met Office is again giving advance warnings of heavy rains and very high winds. I guess for autumn they have to arrive sometime soon.

Till then and whatever your weather outlook…..

Please Remember ….

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

23rd September

(C) David Oakes 2021