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Postcards from England

I had a great visit with my mum in England.

The day of my arrival saw the tail end of Hurricane Ophelia,

Which created a lovely background for sheep silhouettes.

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The next day was warm and misty.

On our walk, we saw a strange, n-ewe species:

The two-headed sheep!

(Sorry about the baa-d pun.)

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Our destination was this old, Saxon church

Dating back to the late 11th century.

My father is buried in this beautiful (and slightly isolated) location.

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I’m busy this week with work so will only be posting once.

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Golden moments

I’m away all week – off to England

To visit my mum.

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Time to enjoy family, old houses

And my mum’s garden —

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And, of course, my favourite walk

Up on the Sussex Downs.

(I wont’ be around to visit you this week.)

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Autumn scenes

It’s early autumn here …

And the fields are full of wildflowers still —

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And a dog or two.

(A wolf was spotted here a couple of weeks ago too, but it’s long gone.)

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There’s nothing more wonderful

Than running free in autumn colours.

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When life is a beach

There is nothing as sizzling

As a beautiful Mediterranean sunset.

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Take a huge sun —

Splash on some colour and a dog —

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And enjoy the tequila sunset.

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Autumn critters

I love the soft, misty feel of autumn —

Especially when a deer family decides to rest in the fields as I take my photo!

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The temperatures are still quite mild

And Simmie loves nothing more than swimming in the lake.

This is his face when I ask him to come out. (That’s right – he doesn’t want to!)

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As for Ruby,

She is content just catching leaves.

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For more autumn shots, please go to: Our World.

How to photobomb successfully

Get your camera and two dogs

And walk down to the lake.

Admire the sunset with boats.

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Turn away for a few seconds,

Allowing your furry friends to get into the photo.

Then click to get a sweet photobomb.

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The golden path

The equinox has been and gone,

Which means it’s getting dark so early on in the evenings.

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We have to chase the light —

Or perhaps the light is chasing us.

(This is Simmie, who turned four this weekend.)

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But when the sun comes out,

The woods are filled with gold.

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For more gold, please visit: Our World.

September swan song

Whether in the early morning,

With fog and stripes of light;

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Or dressed in purple gauze

At first light;

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And even winging away at sunset

On the tips of feathers —

September’s swan song is beautiful.

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August’s universe

August offers up a universe of lovely bouquets:

A dazzling pink galaxy of flowers;

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Yellow suns floating in the wind;

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Or a floral star in the sky;

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And, finally, an orange planet

Of gorgeous, sunlit petals.

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For more cosmic shots, please visit: Our World.

Floating in mist

The first cool morning:

Autumn mist is golden

As it caresses trees

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And floats over the lone dog walker.

(All photos snapped with my mobile phone.)

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