Tidying the garden

As the nights are drawing in fast and the weather is getting colder & damper, my garden was in desperate need of a tidy up and leaves raking up. I love trees but I enjoy focusing on their beautiful leaves, with their textures and shapes, especially as their colours change into their Autumn foliage.

Beautiful Sunday

Sunday morning views – how beautiful is this, with York Minster in the background? Lunch and a catch-up with a friend, in a very busy York on Sunday. I was wishing that I had brought my big camera into the city, never mind. Hopefully there will be a few more glorious days like this next … More Beautiful Sunday

A touch of frost

Well, a bit of a shock to wake up to frost on Friday. A wake up call to the fact we are starting to go into colder months. All that is gold does not glitter,Not all those who wander are lost;The old that is strong does not wither,Deep roots are not reached by the frost. … More A touch of frost

A change of weather

Well since November has started it’s been cold, damp and miserable. I can’t wait until shops start putting up their decorations in the run up to the festive season. There is nothing better than being out on a miserable day to see the twinkling of fairy lights. Does anybody else like seeing that? November 5 … More A change of weather

All Hallows Eve

so as it’s Halloween tomorrow here’s a bit of info about the day. Halloween has its origins in pagan festivals held around the end of October in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. People believed that, at this time of year, the spirits of dead people could come ‘alive’ and walk among the living. They thought … More All Hallows Eve