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After the grapes are gone

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Autumn vinyardThe grapes are fermenting away, sweet and fragrant and ready for drinking this time next year… Nice how the leaves linger on though… I seem to prefer the natural world to the human one more and more… it’s just so much saner, safer. How can a tornado or earthquake compare to the human maelstrom? These days… these days… somehow these are always the days. And all the days. How sweet to stand in a vinyard and close my eyes and inhale slowly and deeply…

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27/06/2013 at 12:47 am

Orderly Autumn

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Orderly Autumn

You have to get out of town to see the autumn colours… We generally don’t do them well on the north island… but sometimes… sometimes we do all right

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27/05/2013 at 1:24 am

Autumn Lingers

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Those in the northern hemisphere seem to forget that those of us in the southern hemisphere are deep in the midst of Autumn. And a most beautiful Autumn this year… I can’t remember the colours ever being this vivid…

Sorry for being absent – still convalescing a bit – and, I suppose, taking advantage of the situation – as one does…

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30/04/2013 at 12:15 am

Remembering Spring

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Tomorrow, 5th of May, Cinco de Mayo, is my birthday. While I have lived in the southern hemisphere for 18 years now, I have never got used to having my birthday in the Autumn. Whilst we did have a sprinkling of snow on the ground a few times when we lived in the mountains of upstate New York, generally speaking, my birthday was accompanied by tulips and daffodils, blossoming fruit trees and the return of Red Robin. It’s one of the few things I really, truly miss.

On the other hand, I have a rather ferocious allergy to flowers. I’m less likely to be overcome by an allergy attack here!

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04/05/2012 at 11:38 pm

Autumn leaves at sunset

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Autumn is well and truly here, despite the summery temps. Shot this from the ground looking up… it really was this pretty, just before the sun started to set in earnest.

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13/04/2012 at 1:02 am

Great Pumpkin

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It’s a funny sort of autumn, sunny and warm after such a cold, wet summer. We’ve had beautiful evenings, with soft, honey-coloured light on the gardens, playing tag with a light breeze and a pair of cabbage moths who fluttered out of the frame.

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10/04/2012 at 10:28 pm

Season ends

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03/02/2012 at 10:50 pm

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