So I thought I'd do an Autumn post. With lots of Autumny photos, to help you get in the right mood and prepare for this melancholy time of year.
Credit should and must be shown to the French FB site Photo'graffiti, where many of these photos were uploaded in the first place. But I have found some photos elsewhere on the www as well, and some of them are simply my own.
I don't know about you, but falling leaves make me somewhat sad. Even though I admire their lovely colours, and like their smell, the trees shedding can give me a big dose of melancholia.
Then again the hazelnut tree peppering my garden with nuts gives me a happy feeling. Must be the prehistoric gatherer gene still going strong inside of me...I simply love gathering nuts.
When my kids were little we used to collect leaves and chestnuts and put them in an Autumn display on the windowsill. All kinds of insects would come inside as well, and try to hide behind the curtains...These days we have put up an insect hotel outside (much more practical).
This last photograph is one by my son, Wibe Koopman. He took it in Denmark. I love it.