It's hard to believe but it's almost a year since we moved in. And as autumn has come to Rosedale once again, it seems the right time to close. But work goes on. The garden has given us a great deal of pleasure this year but is beginning to fade, as the final flush of the foxgloves in photo three show. And as it matures in years to come, it will continue to do so. Remedial work inside also continues. You can just spot Alan's van as he is in the process of adding extra draft-proofing to the sash-windows which will, I hope, keep us extra comfortable next winter. (At times, it was like living in Wuthering Heights.)
The leave are beginning to turn and the plums are once again ripe for picking. Time to close the doors and batten down the hatches for another winter, although in this Indian Summer we're having, it's hard to believe just how cold it can get here.
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