Monthly Archives: October 2011

Images of Autumn and Pontypool

Autumn colour isn’t only to be found in New England and Westonbirt and other UK arboreta.  Admittedly, a visit to the Westonbirt Acer Glade to catch the changing leaf colour at the right time and with the sun shining is … Continue reading

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Autumn: a time to get ready for Winter

Things are changing.  Days are getting shorter and colder.  When the sun shines it’s still just about pleasant enough to sit out for an hour around noon but certainly not beyond mid afternoon.  Still clinging on to going out in … Continue reading

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Looking back, looking forward: problems in context

It’s been over a week since I posted the last blog and in that time nothing of consequence has happened in the small world in which I live.  That world has been more than usually limited by almost complete inactivity … Continue reading

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Not-so-Grey Britain: Unreal, VERY pleasant ….. but I did get caught out.

What’s gone wrong with the weather?!?!  It’s fabulous!!!!  Cloudless blue sky.  Temperatures in the mid 20s.  From Tuesday afternoon, through the weekend and it’s still cloudless sky on Monday – 3 October!!!!.  It’s only a couple of degrees cooler than … Continue reading

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