Indian Summer

Brilliant blue sky & hot Autumn sun today (Friday). How lovely to be sat basking in the garden. The term Indian summer reached England in the 19th century, during the heyday of the British Raj in India. This led to the mistaken belief that the term referred to the Indian subcontinent. In fact, the Indians in question … More Indian Summer

Autumnal Equinox

While the county may be enjoying a patch of warm weather, today marks the end of summer months and the start of the autumn equinox.   The autumn equinox, much like the spring equinox, is the date in the calendar when the days and nights are the same length, marking the start of the astronomical autumn season. Both the northern … More Autumnal Equinox

Golden Brown…

I thought I would post some images from this time last year, the fruits of the Sycamore tree and the seeds from the Sweet Peas (one of my favourites!) Today is chilly and miserable. I was really tempted to go out after work to take some photographs of the trees as they are slowly changing … More Golden Brown…