A typical sight in our Cotswolds village as cars parked overnight are wrapped in a blanket of leaves before being being driven off to work.
Photos, photo challenges
The leaves are still falling and creating a carpet of gold in woods, fields and streets all over the Cotswolds. It won’t last; decay will claim them, first turning them brown then into a messy sludge acting as a compost… Read More ›
A few simple images that unquestionably signal Autumn. The berries ripen, the lichen takes on a deeper colour, and the leaves fall. All seen within a few weeks and in streets, gardens and woods everywhere.
WineArt: #6 An Aesthetic Experience
What is an aesthetic experience, how do you define it, how would you recognise it? To be honest …. I haven’t a clue! Immanuel Kant was one of the first philosophers to have addressed these kinds of questions, and he… Read More ›
WineArt: #3 The Flower of Burgundy
Pommard, the wine and the village, both steeped in history and tradition many centuries into the past during which it has been considered the typical red Burgundy. The vines and lands surrounding this sleepy village formerly belonged to the Dukes… Read More ›
WineArt #2 The Art of Friendship
“In Vino veritas et amicitia” ….. In wine there is truth and friendship ……. is a slightly longer version of that well known quote originating from Zenobio the philosopher from Ancient Greece, and then used slightly differently by Pliny The… Read More ›
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