Autumn has kicked in and nights are darker and colder.
Something my Dad used to say comes to mind the "Autumn tints are lovely".
Here comes the catchup...
In the mid 1700s, Charles Hamilton developed and landscaped the site after being inspired by a Grand Tour. I marvel that none of it's splendour was there before his intervention.
I think it is a special place - <more about our Painshill visit here>
<more about Wisley Flower Show here>
A couple of months ago, after the "Scorched Earth" Glastonbury Festival and the very warm weekend in the Isle of Wight, I felt a knocking as the zoom lens extended or retracted.
I asked people "in the know" but the prognosis was not good. At some point the dirt or muck in the lens would stop it working, so it would need replacing as it is a sealed unit.
Any how, long story short I sent the camera to the Canon Service Centre and it has just come back and seems absolutely fine once more.
That was finally sorted out yesterday but not before I had realised just what that single piece of door glass does - without it, the car was very noisy and drafty, and the noise whenever I shut the car door when the temporary cover was in place was plain annoying.
Their form is the Premier League has improved and they are currently in 5th place, but are two wins behind the leaders.
Let's be careful out there.