Monday, May 16, 2011

The colours of autumn

We had a lovely extra long weekend, taking Friday off and catching up with our parents, friends and family. One of my sisters and her husband have taken up the position of Assistant Managers at the Rawnsley Park Caravan Park in the Flinders Rangers, so on Saturday we spent the day helping them pack up and clean their house ready for their move.

The hint of winter is in the air with much cooler nights and chilly mornings. Our large Claret Ash tree is working it's magic at the moment, with a beautiful show of coloured leaves. 

I've been enjoying reading Monica McInerney's books. She is an Australian writer, originating from the Clare Valley. I'm currently reading her latest one 'At Home with the Templetons'.


Anonymous said... Reply to comment

Annette what a stunning tree the leaves are just such pretty colours.

Pip at Rest is not idleness said... Reply to comment

Stunning Autumn colours, they seem to have been a bit slow in arriving this year, I'm only just noticing the changes in our area.

Lorraine said... Reply to comment

The autumn colours are really coming into their own now with the cooler weather.....I keep forgetting to take the camera on my morning the time I remember the trees will be bare!

Annette said... Reply to comment

Hello Annette,
What beautiful colors!!! Here in Montana we are just going from grey and white to just a little green right now. I do have a few tulips though, which were a joy to see. Our Spring is just getting underway. Your Autumn looks to be very beautiful!

Bev C said... Reply to comment

Hello Annette,

Good luck to your family in there new jobs. Love the Autumn trees when they are full of colour. Lots of leaves for the compost to.
Happy Monday.

LuAnn said... Reply to comment

I don't think there is anything prettier than leaves that are turning in fall. We are heading into summer here so I'm enjoying your photos.

Natasha Burns said... Reply to comment

The best part of Autumn is the gorgeous leaves that we're seeing now. I love your huge tree, it looks like it is alight, it's fabulous!

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