Posts Tagged ‘autumn

10
Oct
11

283/2011 ready for winter

283/2011 ready for winter, originally uploaded by rosipaw.

Balcony boxes have been filled with sturdy heather to bring some colour to the winter whiteness. I liked the layers of colour – the grey of the wood against the pink, with the evergreen hedge and yellow autumn leaves in the background.

09
Oct
11

282/2011 precious morning light

282/2011 precious morning light, originally uploaded by rosipaw.

The colours of the autumn leaves really shone beautifully when backlit by the morning sun. Mornings are damp and crisp now. Won’t be long before the first night frosts, I think.

08
Oct
11

281/2011 autumn on the balcony

281/2011 autumn on the balcony, originally uploaded by rosipaw.

The autumn palette is my favourite, when it comes to colours. The warm browns, oranges, reds and yellows really appeal to me, year after year.

05
Oct
11

278/2011 mushroom picking

278/2011 mushroom picking, originally uploaded by rosipaw.

I usually “pick” mine at the market place. I don’t know enough about mushrooms to venture into the woods to look for them. Might cook something poisonous!

Friends who do proper picking say that this autumn has been exceptionally good. Especially with these golden yellow chantarelles, which make a delicious sauce! Today they looked particularly tempting in the bright sunshine.

03
Oct
11

276/2011 wet wet wet

276/2011 wet wet wet, originally uploaded by rosipaw.

Good name for a band 🙂 Dreary day.

30
Sep
11

273/2011 soaking in the colours

273/2011 soaking in the colours, originally uploaded by rosipaw.

An unusually hot day for the time of the year, and I was lucky to be by the sea in Helsinki. The solitary rowan tree really stood out in its striking autumn colours. I could have sat there for ages, enjoying the warmth, and storing all the goodness of the sun for the dark time to come.

27
Sep
11

270/2011 in lilliput land

270/2011 in lilliput land, originally uploaded by rosipaw.

Couldn’t you just imagine a tiny fairy, with transparent wings, hiding behind this umbrella-like cutie, on the thick and soft, mossy-green carpet 🙂

It seems to be a really good mushroom year. Some colleagues boast about dozens of kilos picked in the forest. Sadly, I am not that keen on eating them but find them interesting to look at on the ground.