Wednesday 5 October 2016


Although the Autumn equinox was well over a week ago we have been experiencing some unseasonably mild weather for the time of year.
Mornings have been a little on the fresh side at times but by lunchtime jackets have been able to be discarded once again.
The leaves on the trees are just starting to change their colour and even with the shorter days I am not in full on Autumn mode just yet.
Our days are, once again, ticking along quite nicely and the last month seemed to pass us by so quickly. We have made the most of the plentiful fine weather days and enjoyed some fantastic walks together.
It was so lovely and quiet on a recent visit to Grasmere that we even made it into the Gingerbread shop. I think it was the first time I have ever seen it without a queue outside.
Unfortunately, our little household has been struck down with various viruses in the last few days, my cure for which is to get out in the fresh air. This afternoon we will go for a short walk and collect some free cooking apples from a help yourself box in front of a nearby house. I will make a cinnamon apple crumble this evening. After all, it is said you should feed a cold.
J. X