Sun, 24 October 2010 autumn phoenix

Autumn Pheonix

We had another fantastic autumn day in the West of Ireland with icy blue skies and the sun burnishing the dying leaves copper and gold.

I took advantage of the good weather to take lots of photographs, because at this time of the year who knows what tomorrow will bring?

Tonight, it is frosty with a dollop of fat moon in the sky. The spirit of Halloween is very much present.

This evening, instead of a photograph, here’s artwork inspired by the woods and the weather.

I’ll expect I’ll have my first hot port* of the season soon. That is when I know winter has really arrived.

* Hot Port: a measure of port, hot water, a slice of lemon and cloves. Add sugar if you like it sweet.

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