I love this time of year. Walking towards the next season, for me, is always a pleasure. I love the changes.
Autumn is my favourite season. She is knocking at my door. I feel a nip in the air.
The garden is full of life. When I see the creatures that inhabit this space, I cannot tell you the pleasure that it gives me.
I nearly missed the holly blue. She blends in well with the nigella bloom.
Wasps have been a nuisance this year. We have two nests, one in the loft and one in the copse. Hornets are eating them. I have lived alongside hornets for the last ten years. They use the old trees in the garden to make their nest. I have found them to be passive. I like hornets.
When I saw the Emperor dragonfly early one morning my heart missed a beat. I could barely breath. I had left my camera inside. I flew into the house :) One photograph before he took flight. This beautiful creature has the largest wingspan of any British dragonfly. They live for one month, after a nymphal stage lasting two years. Each year they visit...........my love for them never fades. They really are such magical and mystical creatures.