Whether it was the balmy days during September or the chill-bright mornings of October, what an end to the Summer we've been privileged to enjoy. Even those sharp frosts were so picturesque and evocative, despite the fact that they brought so many lovely summer crops to an abrupt end.

I shall be warmed through winter by the memory of those golden dawns, the misty hollows, the pink sunsets.

Driving in Dorset early on the 24th, I came across this peaceful pastoral scene, which forced me to stop the car and breathe in the atmosphere.

BTW - did you remember to turn your clocks back this morning?

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