It’s that time of year again – the leaves have started to turn from green to brilliant red, orange and yellow hues – and Hallowe’en is a few days away.
This series of autumnal doors is my contribution to Norm’s Thursday Doors for this week.
I got a head start on the first two of these images – they were taken in Australia this past April. Bowral, New South Wales – located in the Southern Highlands – is at a high enough elevation to have cool winters and frosty nights, and has many deciduous trees.
The third image was shot in Toronto. I think that Hallowe’en is celebrated in an “orderly” manner in this household.
The bright colours of autumn really pop when the sun is shining and the sky is blue. Southern Ontario is a great place to be at this time of year – and a short trek to the park is all that it takes to find the reds, oranges and yellows of autumn. Enjoy!
In 2013 we walked the Cotswold Way, from Chipping Campden to Bath, in the west of England. The Cotswolds are a very picturesque part of the country, where you can walk on trails and paths and find your own way that does not involve cars and roads.
A selection of three images from our walk are included here.
The Chipping Campden Market Square was built almost 400 years ago. Although this is a black and white image of the square, it is built in the typical honey-coloured stone that was quarried in this part of the country.
Hailes Abbey is on the route from Broadway to Winchcombe. The ruins were once a Cistercian monastery, and they are now managed by English Heritage.
Wesley House is located nearby in Winchcombe. It is a traditional heavy timber wood framed building which has been preserved and operates as a hotel and restaurant. We stayed for a night in the hotel, and I always had to watch my head on the low beams and doorways!