Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots. -- Rumi

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Splashes of colour

Every November, we forget how gloomy it can be.

So we need to find small moments of joy where we can —

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Be it a serene lake and a dog;

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Or the orange burst of a boat

And its perfect mirror image.

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For more pops of colour, please go to: Our World Tuesday.

Blue-tiful autumn

I like the autumn skies:

With a dog or two

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And without!

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For more great skies, please go to: Skywatch.

The English countryside

When I was in England recently, I went on a long walk

Along the banks of the river that snaked like a silver ribbon

Through the Sussex countryside.

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It was a hazy, warm day.

Bramber castle and adjoining Norman church

Lay nestled in an autumn tinged valley.

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One of the bushes next to the river

Was humming with bright yellowhammers.

(If you look in the centre of the shot, you’ll see their bright yellow wings.)

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And, of course, no trip to Sussex is complete

Without a picture of the sheep grazing on the Downs.

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For more country or city shots, please visit: Our World Tuesday.

Spooky skies

Early morning mist

Drapes the trees in pink scarves;

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And when the sun breaks through,

It’s spook-tacular!

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For more mist_erious skies, please go to: Skywatch.

Autumn creatures

Let me take you on an autumn walk —

Through crunchy leaves and quiet fields of deer.

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Down to the lake we go,

Simmie leads the way to upside-down peace.

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Further along, Ruby – Queen of jumping on stones –

Poses in front of a tree in full foliage firework.

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For more leafy views, please visit: Our World.

Autumn’s blush

Autumn’s lilac blush

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In the early morning

Brings peace.

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Don’t forget to check out: Skywatch.

Upside down autumn

I drink in the autumn beauty

Of upside down leaves with dog;

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Of torches made of leaves

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Lighting the way slowly

But surely to winter;

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I sing the days of

Autumn’s glory.

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For more glorious scenes, please visit: Our World.

I have a very busy week ahead so may not get round to commenting on your blogs.

Those fly-away skies

As the sun rises,

The glorious trees glow in the light.

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Geese call to each other;

Their reflections dot the water.

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Peaceful skies return when they disappear.

It’s hard for the sky to compete with autumn

At this time of year.

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For more glory, please go to: Skywatch.

Autumn perfection

I could live in

Autumn forever – couldn’t you?

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Just look at the view of those trees

Behind the dogs!

Glorious.

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Dear friends – I’m off to England on Saturday and will be away for almost a week due to family reasons. So I won’t be posting or visiting much.

For more autumn or spring views, please visit: Skywatch.

And don’t forget: Our World Tuesday.

Fabulous fog

I tried to grab some fog …

And I don’t think I mist!

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I love the way fog

Transforms everything:

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Trees, dog, and boat.

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Ruby’s favourite pastime

Is to jump up on tall rocks

And wait for treats (fog or no fog).

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For more mist-eries, please visit: Our World.

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