The sun was out before me this morning! We have had a little early fog the last few days, but November has started off more like October – golden and glorious.
Here’s the golden view for today…
And from a slightly different angle, standing at the bottom of the rockery and looking up towards the woods…
It is still incredibly green for this time of year and our moss is flourishing. It feels so soft when we walk over it too.
My kitchen is on the north side of the house – normally fairly dark with the woods there, but as the leaves fall and turn golden the light indoors is quite lovely.
Do you notice different light indoors too in the autumn?
Yesterday was a beautiful sunny day! The light was so bright and for the first time in days I could see how high the sun is now, not disappearing behind the hills until after 4pm. It cast long shadows, and as I walked around the garden with the dogs I captured some of the impressions it made on me.
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Patio container still looking good
Glaring light on the primula
Melting into the moss
Shadows on the rock
The rock pile; we think there’s a hedgehog family in there somewhere!
To celebrate seeing the sun again I also baked some delicious Peanut Butter Cookies which captured the sunshiny feeling too…
For the recipe, hop over to visit Gwynne at The Crafty Cook Nook. Her recipes are always amazing, as are the titles of her posts – this one is called “It’s Wednesday. Have an Amazingly Delicious, Naturally Vegan, Crunchy Peanut Butter Oat Cookie.” Love it!
Hope you all get some sunshine this weekend!
The Rock in November
Since starting this blog my camera has made me look at things from different angles…
and closer up…
This rock is even more of a focal point in the garden in winter, and makes me consider the thought that a garden does not need features other than plants, but they do enrich the view at certain times of year.
Do you have a garden feature in winter? Maybe a bird table or birdbath? A large ornament? A weather vane? A bower or gazebo? An inflatable Santa Claus? 😉
Leaf on rock
Through the autumn and winter I shall occasionally show some more photos of The Rock, which is the typical limestone of this region and was probably dug out when the pond was first built, years before we arrived, and then left as a garden feature. (The pond is now our compost heap!)