The season of mellow fruitfulness I’ve heard it said – from Keats I think it was
But too often the onset of autumnal colour has brought with it wind and rain denying the weekend photographer and stripping trees and hedgerows overnight of this beautiful seasonal delight, robbing us all of the splendour of this jewel amongst the seasons.
“Thou comest, Autumn, heralded by the rain,
With banners, by great gales incessant fanned”
(Longfellow before you think I’ve gone highbrow)
But 2018 was a little different up here and whilst muted compared to recent years the colours have at least lingered and provided a welcome visual feast