joanna paterson

birds, flowers & landscapes, in words & pictures

November 2015

A Touch of Frost

The weather has been turning. After weeks of gentle sunshine, autumn shook itself into winter with winds and rain. Suddenly the trees are bare, silhouette gorgeous, and reminding me again how much I love the aesthetics of winter, if not the absence of light. Yesterday we had a first scattering of snow, and the leaves […]

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The Edge of the Flowers

The early autumn here has been beautiful, weeks and weeks it feels like of dry sunny weather, and all the light we didn’t get in the summer. Warm too – last Sunday, the first of November, I was picnicking on the side of a hill in jeans and t-shirt! I confess though, there’s something about […]

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