Tag Archives: autumn

October’s end (via Paris) and #AutumnWatch

Last week I flew south to Paris, chasing warmth on the tail feathers of a skein of geese. I have family there: my eldest child, his wife and baby boy.  I was greeted by skitterish clouds and showers though I … Continue reading

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Syrup-days, ink-skies and a belly-aching roar

We have skipped past the start of astrological autumn and the equinoctial balancing of night and day and danced into October. Everything has changed: light, sounds, smells, colours. And the heavens delighted us all recently with a mystic, blood-red, super-moon … Continue reading

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Interlude: A wooden seat at the edge of the world

I am sitting on a wooden plank. My seat is perched at the edge of a small cliff which overlooks croft fields. The steep, wooded cliff is an ancient river terrace, so I am sitting among the tree tops and … Continue reading

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