The beautiful shades of autumn seem particularly spectacular this year. Seeing them always sets me off trying to conjure up all the descriptive words I can think of to describe the colours: - russet, amber, ochre, carnelian, sepia, auburn, carmine, maroon….
Happy Beltane! 'Now the bright morning Star, Day's harbinger, Comes dancing from the East, and leads with her The Flowery May, who from her green lap throws The yellow Cowslip, and the pale Primrose. Hail bounteous May that dost inspire Mirth and youth, and warm desire, Woods and Groves, are of thy dressing, Hill and Dale, doth boast thy blessing. Thus we salute thee with our early Song, And welcome thee, and wish thee long.' John Milton - On May Morning Image: John Collier Wikimedia…