The remnants of the season past are still falling from the trees, but that icy undercurrent on the wind tells us the new one has already arrived…
It’s almost enough to make you dizzy!
We watched the mists swirl through the branches, waiting for a break in the rain…
trees cry amber tears
as they remember
and hours lost
in the green.
Autumn is for leaves, deep reds and deeper oranges, and everywhere change comes slithering by…
We push open the cracked door, and listen to it complain as rusty hinges bite. The greenhouse is old, dusty; plants are spilling over their baskets reaching for the ground. After a few minutes, I look outside; the sky is gone. So are the hills and the trees, lost in a thick, damp fog.
It’s as though we have skipped a season, time moving faster outside than here with us. But that’s okay: I’m warm, I’m dry, and I’m with you.
After 870 posts on this blog and counting, here is a first… a self-portrait. Having just discovered that I have a camera with built-in wifi, and having set a small challenge to myself and a group of friends, it’s exciting to be learning new things about photography, my own practice, and perhaps even myself…