September Sunshine

Schools in Bavaria have started back this week, the swallows have flown, the lemon verbena has been harvested and geranium cuttings taken… and the cobwebs have arrived!

Cobwebs are everywhere at this time of year. “Altweibersommer” is the German equivalent of an Indian summer, and the name comes from the cobwebs. “Weiber” is old German for weaving webs. Look at this beauty!

Our weather really has been wonderful this past week – perfect for being outdoors in the garden,

… listening to the bees humming contentedly,

and enjoying the colours of late summer…

and early autumn…

Are you having an Indian summer?