Autumn at Westonbirt Arboretum

The first autumn that we lived in Bath we thought that we would go and see the autumn foliage at the nearby Westonbirt Arboretum, but by the time we got round to it all the leaves were on the ground. The same thing happened last year. On the basis of ‘third time lucky’ we decided…

365 Project – Day 321

Late Garden Colour. Sometimes when I go out with a camera I randomly look for pictures and on other days I have a theme in mind and look for images to meet that theme. Today I was looking for late colour; no autumn leaves, no berries, just late flowers with good colour. I was surprised…

365 Project – Day 300

Royal Victoria Park, Bath. This morning first thing I took Maude for a walk and realised that there is still so much colour about apart from the expected autumn tones. We passed one garden that was completely full of dahlias in so many different colours. Later on we walked into town with Mrs Sixwheeler through…

365 Project – Day 292

Riverside. Another beautiful day in Bath today, not at all like a mid-October autumn day. Warm, windy and sunny so a good day to be out and about. This is the River Avon riverside in Bath taken from North Parade; behind the trees on the right is the Recreation Ground or The Rec as we…

365 Project – Day 288

Autumn Leaf. Autumn is really taking hold now and there are some dramatic leaf colour changes taking place. I have the feeling that a good strong gale or a hard night of frost will leave the trees mostly bare. 15 October 2014

365 Project – Day 281

Wind. Today I took Maude out for a walk and for the first time the day had a real feel of autumn about it. Up the hill we could hear the wind roaring in the trees and once we were out of the village we could see them really threshing about, as you can see…