Tag Archives: Autumn colours


Another image in this series about leaf litter. If you are new to this series, click on Home in the menu and scroll down to see previous entries.

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Another image in this series on leaf fall and the arrangements created by nature and the elements. We tend to look for, and be attracted to, leaves that have an individual beauty, created by shape, form and colour: Oak and … Continue reading

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Autumn Colours

Earlier this week we made a brief visit to Polesden Lacey, a National Trust property not far from Guildford. This image was taken from the Terrace looking across to an expanse of woodland. What an unexpected treat for the eyes … Continue reading

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Walking the Watercourse

Water levels in our local stream, along which I walk on a daily basis, have been low for several weeks after a prolonged spell of dry weather. Yesterday I put on knee-length Wellington boots and waded into the stream, camera … Continue reading

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Beech Trees

Yesterday we were blessed with another beautiful, albeit cold, day. Time for a visit to the Ashridge Estate – a favourite area of protected woodland, close to Ivinghoe Beacon and Bluebell woods that have been familiar sites for posts on … Continue reading

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Beauty in the Detail

We are half way through November and in my central area of the UK, Autumn is not yet through as today’s images (all taken on 15 Nov) show. I’ve said it before, and I will continue to say it: there … Continue reading

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Hanging There

It was wall-to-wall sunshine yesterday, an unusual phenomenon recently (normal service has been resumed today – it’s raining)! A beautiful day for getting out there and capturing the colours of Autumn. We returned to Wrest Park to walk through the … Continue reading

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Virginia Creeper

One of the most vivid manifestations of Autumn, or Fall, is provided by Virginia Creeper. Click on the images to see  higher quality enlargements. Virginia Creeper is a climbing plant, a ‘creeper’, a member of the Vine family, that in … Continue reading

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The Langdale Pikes

This view up the popular Langdale valley is a classic image of the Lake District. The silhouette of the Langdale Pikes in the right half of the picture is visible from a wide area to the SE of the Lake … Continue reading

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Leaf Pattern

A quick post today. This was an image taken a year ago on a previous visit to the Lake District, but really this is an image that could be from anywhere. What struck me about this display of autumnal leaves … Continue reading

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