Autumn: sometimes damp

Yesterday I discovered that London’s sunrise was officially 7:15 am, and sunset was 6:19 pm, apparently making the day 11 hours, 4 minutes and 37 seconds long. By Monday 15th October the daylight hours will have shrunk to 10h 41m 28s. In a couple of weeks the clocks will have dropped back an hour to make the most of the available daylight, and by 21st December, the figures are like this: Sunrise 8:04 am, Sunset 3:54 pm and the day will be 7 hours, 49 minutes and 43 seconds long.

Then the night’s will start drawing out again.

Wild clematis, seed head, wet from the drizzle, on Monday Continue reading “Autumn: sometimes damp”

Raindrops keep falling on my head…

I have been Sunday working today, and when I got up at 7.15 am, bleary eyed, the sun was out. I woke up properly as I had my first cuppa….

I picked this from my garden yesterday, and snapped it this morning, back-lit by the promise of a beautiful day….

by the time I left the house an hour later, I had already seen rain and above there were very heavy clouds. I remembered to check that both the raincoat and umbrella were safely in the car, just in case. Continue reading “Raindrops keep falling on my head…”