Tag Archives: autumn

November mist

OK, OK, I know I am in the wrong month and should be looking forward to spring…but I’m indulging my autumnal senses again with an image of November mist rising in early morning sunlight.  Apart from the eerie quality of … Continue reading

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Imperfect beauty

I learned a new term yesterday, thanks to my good friend Scott in New York, who commented on yesterday’s image and introduced me to the Japanese phrase wabi-sabi.  According to Wikipedia, this refers to an aesthetic of beauty which is … Continue reading

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A pot of gold

The faint trace of a rainbow through an overcast sky is what initially prompted me to take today’s picture.  The frequency with which rainbows crop up in legends and stories is testament to their power to tantalise us – so … Continue reading

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November landscape

Having been so contrary with yesterday’s springtime post, I thought I’d better get back with the programme and focus on autumn today, so I’m sharing a picture that was indeed taken in November, albeit a few years ago, in Yorkshire. … Continue reading

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Just to be contrary…

So the weather has finally turned, and autumn (or maybe even winter) is finally upon us.  So just to be contrary, today’s image shows a spring leaf bursting forth at Ham House gardens.  Before anyone suggests that this is yet … Continue reading

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The Monument

The City of London’s Monument (to the Great Fire of London) is one of the area’s most distinctive landmarks.  With the claim to being the tallest isolated stone column in the world, it once towered over all that surrounded it.  … Continue reading

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Wood for the trees

There’s something endlessly intriguing, I find, about paths winding through woodland.  Perhaps it is the way the light breaks softly through the canopy of branches, or the way in which the leaf-litter strewn underfoot and the web of twigs overhead … Continue reading

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