I awoke exhausted after a bizzare dream, it was such a relief to finally get up, look out of the window, and discover golden autumn sunlight brightening up our trees
It beckoned us out for a walk in contrast to the previous day which had been grey, dreary, and wet
Luscious berries hung in bountiful clusters along the hedgerows - a feast for the birds during the coming winter months
Quince jelly anyone?
The craft of thatching often runs in families and many use their own distinctive straw roof finial - sometimes a fox, cat, bird or peacock, but I particularly like these boxing hares