Friday, 24 September 2010

Turning of the seasons

It's getting chilli here.

These home-grown jalepenos are threaded up ready for drying.

The weather is definitely autumnal today and my finger is hovering over the central heating button. My brother-in-law (aka Bill Oddly) is an energy consultant and has been sharing tips for keeping warm on his blog.  His recommendation is lighting a candle to keep you warm, and also putting on some extra woolly layers. I'd agree with the latter, but as to the former, I'm sure a blast from a wood-burning stove would be more effective than a candle.

In the garden, summer is still clinging on by a whisker...

Having seen Chalky's post yesterday, and being amazed that she still had sweet peas bloomimg, I took a look at mine, and was delighted to find that I still had a few as well. I rushed them indoors before the rain battered them.

Is it a coincidence that both Chalky's and my bunches were predominantly blues and purples, or do those colours flower for longer?

Have a great weekend, wherever you are, whatever the weather!


1 comment:

  1. Thought of you today as we had a big family lunch at the Rugglestone Inn.
    So glad some sweet peas were hiding their pretty heads x


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