Ahh, Autumn

A time to enjoy the spectacular colours of nature’s fireworks display …

autumn colour

Or a time to curl up by the fire and hope for spring?

You decide (but given that it’s been raining ALL DAY, I know which one I’m going for…)

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10 Responses to Ahh, Autumn

  1. Jo says:

    Alas, the closest I’ve got to an open fire in my house is a candle.

    *glares at landlord*

  2. Flighty says:

    It’s been raining all day here. I’ve done nothing but mooch, drink too many cups of tea and eat far too many digestives.

  3. Bob says:

    Harumph.
    No fireplace here, although I hear those below us (in the building) have up to four in their apartments.
    We don’t get those vivid red colours here in Austria. Not sure what gives. Very prevalent in parts of Canada though. Maybe the fluctuations in temperature?

  4. disgruntled says:

    Yeah, sorry about the fireplace thing. We’ve got to have something to fend off the worst excesses of the weather gods!

    @Bob The wind and rain usually does for the autumn colour before it really gets going – that’s a Japanese Maple in a very sheltered location…

  5. Charles says:

    Well us soft southerners will be off to westonbirt to look at the maples. Also spending the weekend in a pub in Somerset near bath, do rented fires count?

  6. disgruntled says:

    now that’s just having your cake and eating it

  7. emma c says:

    Cats just know the prime spots… Is she fishing for tickles? …My dogs are the same.

  8. disgruntled says:

    she’s pretty quick with her claws if you go for that soft underbelly

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