Carrying on with the theme of autumnal colours, this morning Malcolm and I took the golden road not to Samarkand, but to Mapperley reservoir and Shipley Hill.
Thursday, 27 October 2016
The view from Shipley Hill is always good, but at this time of year, it just gets better and better as the trees change their summer green for autumn gold. I have mentioned my love of one particular Beech tree, many times.
Monday, 24 October 2016
Yesterday, I mentioned the wonderful autumn colours to be found around Shipley Park at the moment. Anyone walking around the woodland on Shipley Hill, can be in no doubt of it.
Sunday, 23 October 2016
While Malcolm and I were enjoying the delights of Croatia, it seems that autumn took hold back home and we got back to see some spectacular colour around Shipley Park. This gorgeous specimen is a fine old Beech tree on Shipley Hill.
Friday, 21 October 2016
I thought I would add just a few more, random photos from our week in Croatia just to end this series of posts. We had a wonderful time staying in the peaceful little village of Plat, enjoying its views across the sea...
Thursday, 20 October 2016
The bright sunshine during our time in Croatia made for some wonderful sea views, not least because of the wonderful effect of the sparkles on water. Here, the waters at Cavtat...
Wednesday, 19 October 2016
Our second visit to the old, walled city of Dubrovnik was rather more wet than the first. While the Monday was hot and sunny, by Thursday, it had turned uncharacteristically cold and wet. But we were not to be put off as we travelled by bus along the coast road. Umbrellas were in evidence when we got there and the rain made the cobbled streets shiny.