Autumn at my door

This year we had warm dry weather during the summer and early autumn months. 

Even now, it is the middle of October and a lot of trees are still mostly greenish.



After the storms last week and the first patch of cold weather for the season the leaves are turning in gorgeous bold colours and beginning to fall of the trees.
This morning after a lot of rain and strong winds during the night we woke up and I felt something new has happened.


The time has come and Autumn has arrived at my door.  


Welcome Autumn.


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Last reminder of Summer
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Please let me in...
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Thanks for being here

Accidental Meeting

I was out with the purpose of capturing some gorgeous late afternoon autumn light when I came across this chap. It was purely an accidental meeting but very enjoyable I might add. 


At first he (or she I am not entirely sure to be honest) pretended not to be interested in any relationship whatsoever, but after I produced a lovely tuft of grass he mellowed down and came closer. Then we were at it for a while. Meaning  - me giving him grass and taking photos at all angles and him chomping happily and gratefully. He even got an itch which I managed to catch on camera. Don't laugh, I m a city born girl, those things still impress me even after so many years living in a small countryside village.

I love horses and I find them absolutely fantastic and beautiful creatures with great character and charisma. Here are some of the shots I managed to get during my latest accidental meeting.

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I am sure he is smiling here!! 
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I managed to catch the beautiful evening light after all, he was busking in it 
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Thank you for joining me here ;-)

UP THE OAK TREE

Next time you pass by an old oak tree, don't just continue unawares, pause, look up and feel.


Look up the glorious branches, follow the flickering light trough the dark green leaves and imagine the movement of the soft breeze passing through, feel its soft touch on the rustling leaves and breathe deep and exhale....Be one with your surroundings. It's all so beautiful, is it not?

Nature is simply perfect.

It is us with our actions that bring destruction and sadness.

Feel the beauty of the oaks with me 




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thank you for being here