'I'm always looking for the Hows and the Whys and the Whats,' said Muskrat, 'That is why I speak as I do. You've heard of Muskrat's Much-in-Little, of course?'
'No,' said the child. 'What is it?'
- The Mouse and his Child. Russell Hoban.

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Sunday, 5 April 2009

Signs of autumn



The scarlet oak in the front garden - our season indicator - is just showing on the tip of a couple of branches that it has noticed the temperature plummeting to 8ºC the last few nights.  It's like litmus paper, really...


3 comments:

  1. This post really made me smile. The best of blogging - to feel how we really do live on a round planet!

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  2. We are stealing your summer day by day. As your autumn discolours tired deciduous leaves, our spring draws forth fragile and tender greenery. We are stealing your summer day by day.

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  3. I love to watch the changes too, and I meant to say I loved your drawings Katherine. Really nice.

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