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Autumn Views at Foxglove

Sunday, October 31st 2021

Foxglove is continuing its change from early autumn to late autumn.  Spigot Mere easily reflects the weather.  Autumn colours can now be seen in the distance, in amongst the dark green conifers.

The cut grass around the Stone Circle is a contrast to the rushes growing along the edge of Spigot Mere. 

The weather is changeable and does not always follow the weather forecasts.  Following heavy clouds and rainfall the sun appeared, making the grasses and orange Bracken fronds glisten.  Some of the trees have lost their leaves and their dark branches often covered with moss and lichen, make bird watching a little easier.

Colourful fallen leaves cover the paths.


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