“Summer makes me drowsy. Autumn makes me sing. Winter’s pretty lousy, but I hate Spring.” Dorothy Parker

I love autumn. I love autumn. I LOVE autumn.

And here’s why.

Catching up with friends. Getting the wellies out, going for walks. Throwing logs on the fire. Making big pots of minestrone, drinking delicious wine. Seeing Skyfall. Never ending places to see in London. Hatching Hibiscus plans for 2013, getting excited about life in general. Waiting for my samples to arrive in the UK. Back to the pub.

I took myself off to Stourhead this week while I was staying with my friend Steve (official keeper of my wardrobe in Hadspen, Somerset) I lucked upon one of the four times a year the National Trust open the cellars and attics of the main house to the public and had myself a real Upstairs Downstairs/Downton fix. The grounds are spectacularly beautiful right now. The trees pumping out their final colours, their skeletons starting to show.  Heaven. Makes me want to watch Barry Lyndon.

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9 thoughts on ““Summer makes me drowsy. Autumn makes me sing. Winter’s pretty lousy, but I hate Spring.” Dorothy Parker

  1. Marina Mazur on said:

    Another transportative clip from Sarah’s peripatetic life!

  2. Lovely lovely photos Sarah!

    You are an inspiration

    Mak x

    Typos courtesy of my iPhone

    The Edible Bus Stop

    Change Makers – Zeitgeist Riders

  3. Utterly enchanting. X

  4. Fantastic pictures! Big love darlin’!!! xxxxx

  5. Saskia spender on said:

    Beautiful pics, feelings, and words. Love xxxxx

  6. Olly Daniaud on said:

    Cracking pics O’Keefe. Always a joy to read your meanderings.
    xx

  7. Darling Sarah
    Poetry in motion. Thinking of you. Lots of love
    Carolxxx

  8. Here’s to mellow fruitfulness, Your Applecrumbleness. You’ve made my ploddy morning with your lovely images thank you !!! Much love – Big M xxx

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