A dog in autumn

“There is one other reason for dressing well, namely that dogs respect it, and will not attack you in good clothes.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson I’ve just noticed that the WordPress “snow” is falling on my blog and that means that these fall photos, taken on October 22nd, are incredibly late…but it must still be … Continue reading

A fixer-upper

“Now, all amid the rigours of the year, In the wild depth of winter, while without The ceaseless winds blow ice, be my retreat, Between the groaning forest and the shore, Beat by the boundless multitude of waves, A rural, shelter’d, solitary scene; Where ruddy fire and beaming tapers join To cheer the gloom.”  – … Continue reading

View from the field

 “Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.” – John Muir There was still the odd Monarch flying about the field during this summer-like autumn weekend, along with the more abundant (and cold-hardy) smaller butterflies, Cabbage Whites and … Continue reading

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