Season Of Mists…

We don’t have much of it left, but we have had an amazing Autumn, haven’t we, folks. I’ve tried to get out as much as possible in the last couple of weeks – tried to treat every nice day as if it was the last good day of the year, (one for all you Cousteau* fans there…) – but I suspect our luck is on the edge of running out now.

What I’ve really noticed this year is that the leaves stayed green for ages (all that rain in Spring and Summer, I guess) but have suddenly turned. Above is a pic I took last Saturday of the lime avenue that runs directly from Rangers House to the Tea Hut, so that the sundry Lord Chesterfields could get themselves a nice cup ‘a tea without getting wet…
The mornings are getting mistier, too. This was taken about 10.30am Sunday morning and gives us a glimpse of days to come:

But whatever dank and dark days there may be ahead, we still have the really glorious colour to look forward to. Here’s one of Benedict’s from last year that I just love:

I know. I’m being a Soppy Old Phantom today. So shoot me…

*not the official video…


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