Saturday 19 October 2013

running to seed

Autumn is here and our last post was in August! 
What happened to those months in between?
How could they have disappeared so fast?

Well, here we are again, and all is well.

Mr Bingley checking over his conker collection ...

Mr Darcy demonstrating disdain for the worker ...

Harvest bounty at a wonderful garden centre we visited just outside Stratford.

Chinese Lanterns light up the garden even on the dullest day!

Dahlia bonanza, the one above is in our own garden,
but look at the display below at Baddesley Clinton in Warwickshire.

'Warm Welcome'

Our new orange rambling rose which we are training round the urn.

Lady Hillingdon flowers one more time!

  “The summer-flower has run to seed,
And yellow is the woodland bough;
And every leaf of bush and weed
Is tipt with autumn’s pencil now”.

John Clare ~ The Village Minstrel


  1. We're glad you're safely home again. Did you have a fun time checking out Aunty's place? We hope your human is doing well.

  2. It's so nice to see you again and we're glad all is well at your place.

  3. Welcome back! :)
    The Chinese Lanterns are so striking!

  4. So good to see you guys again! Darcy, you made us laugh today!

  5. Mr Bingley and Mr Darcy!! It is soooooooooooooo good to see a post from your beautiful and serene blog again!! You are both looking stunning as ever and these photos are sublime!!! Awwwwww look at the colours and shapes! Beautiful! Hope you continue to have a peaceful weekend! Take care

  6. Dear Mr. Darcy and Mr. was so nice to hear from you today...we have missed you.

    Mom and I thank you so much for the kind comments you left on our blog regarding dear Sweet Pip's trip to the rainbow bridge...
    He loved well and was well loved.
    Hugs Madi and Mom

  7. Love this time of year! Gorgeous photos of your boys! Enjoy your Sunday Helen. x

  8. What a beautiful collection of photos! Very impressive. Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

  9. We love those dahlias. But we ALWAYS love seeing Mr. Darcy and Mr. Bingley best of all. :)

    Welcome back, friends. We missed you! :)

  10. Lovely to see your post1 And wonderful seasonal photos.

    The Chans

  11. Nice to see you two boys back being your usual handsome selves! The garden photos are lovely:)

  12. So nice to see you again.
    I love your blog.
    Seeing the boys and what you've been doing.
    All the color and fur. lol


  13. So sweet photos.
    I hope you have a nice weekend!

  14. LOVE this beautiful photos! Perfect for this time of year. Purrs...

  15. Good to see you again!! I am still with my Mom, but the home has a couple of free computers, so I am catching up...
    I do love that conker collection!!! Much better than mine!!

  16. Hello, boys!
    So lovely to see your manly (sweet) faces again.
    What beautiful photographs-autumn is my favorite season!


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