Rose Hips at Sun Rising

Autumn

The crisp mornings that soften into warm sunshine, heavy showers, cool evenings and starry nights, are such a delight of autumn.  Although the prospect of winter ahead can be unsettling for many, we must make the most of these beautiful days, and all the colours they bring.

Rose Hips at Sun Rising

Rose Hips at Sun Rising

The cherry trees, guelder rose and field maples are all now turning, the shorter days and cold nights encouraging them to withdraw from their leaves, gently, slowly, quietly, settling themselves to rest.  If only we too, as human beings, knew how to sleep through the winter …