October

12 October 2008

Autumn is upon us her in the north. The days are growing shorter. The deciduous trees are displaying their colours. Soon they will be bare. At the end of the month we turn the clocks back. Not my favorite month. He are a few images I took today to give you an idea of what the middle of October is like here.

Path through woods near my home

Path through woods near my home

A view from my local wood

A view from my local wood

Local art

Local art

By the local lake

By the local lake

Finally I found a touch of red

Finally I found a touch of red


September

15 September 2008

My feelings for September are ambivalent – the wonderful shades of Autumn soon to be painted over the landscape colour my frame of mind yet those same shades underscore that those long, summer evenings with their extended twilights have faded and winter is drawing close.

September 2008

September 2008


December

23 December 2007

Yesterday was the winter solstice. The Sun has turned and the days will get longer (here in the northern hemisphere at least – you in the southern hemisphere have had your turn).

December


September

26 September 2007

Last Sunday 23rd September day and night were of equal length. That was the Autumnal Equinox.

September

Autumn’s colours are becoming pronounced. The days are getting noticeably shorter. Winter approaches here in the northern hemisphere.

Autumn


June

6 June 2007

Summer

Cuckoo song

Summer is icumen in,
Lhude sing cuccu !
Groweth sed, and bloweth med,
And springeth the winde nu—
Sing cuccu !

Awe bleteth after lamb,
Lhouth after calve cu;
Bulluc sterteth, bucke verteth,
Murie sing cuccu !

Cuccu, cuccu, well singes thu cuccu;
Ne swike thu naver bu;
Sing cuccu, nu, sing cuccu,
Sing cuccu, sing cuccu, nu !

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May

23 May 2007

Apple blossoms in May

One of my favorite months because:

  • nature has woken up
  • the whole of summer is in front of us
  • May has lots of free days here
  • summer holidays are soon upon us

Need I say more?