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Sauna house portraits

If autumn could be summed up in a picture, it would be this one:

Golden leaves, the sauna house and Ruby posing by the water.

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Simmie would rather explore

And swim than pose.

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A week later, even more leaves have fallen off the trees,

Like whispers, and I see another portrait of the sauna house

Peeking out from behind the leaves.

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Cloudscapes

Sometimes the rising sun (arriving later and later every day)

Sets the trees aflame;

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As for the clouds,

They give double joy:

Once in the sky and once in water reflected.

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Autumn surprises

Autumn is a golden

Curtain of leaves;

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It’s the russet fur

Of autumn-coloured dogs;

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And the surprise of deer

Blending in with the trees.

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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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