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Sensations of Autumn in Fuenfría

This last week in the Fuenfría Valley there have been clear sensations of the Fall season.. ..not so much from falling leaves, or even leaves turning colour..but from the cool, humid weather and above all from the ferns turning colour. … Continue reading

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Autumn..maybe? (Another bad year for blackberries)

Two weeks into Autumn according to the calendar..and while i can’t say it doesn’t feel like Fall, it’s hardly normal. Last week i thought it was really happening when, after several days of grey skies and light showers, we had … Continue reading

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Ferns, glorious ferns

Marcher dans un forêt entre deux haies de fougères transfigurées par l’automne, c’est cela un triomphe. Que sont a côté suffrages et ovations?  Emil Cioran’s illumination among the ferns maybe of the Bois de Boulogne is something that i have been … Continue reading

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Autumn..already?

As we approach the official date for the commencement of Autumn, the weather – perhaps a little surprisingly – seems to be going along with the calendar. Temperatures have gradually dropped in recent weeks and we even had an hour … Continue reading

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What Autumn ought to look like..

After the sustained heat and drought of September and early October it was going to be asking a lot to have a spectacular Fall. And sure enough this year Autumn in Fuenfría has not been breathtaking. Maybe it’s just that … Continue reading

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Autumn at last!

Yes, Autumn has finally arrived. The sun kept on beating down for the first twenty days of October, with maximum temperatures consistently in the high twenties in Cercedilla, but in the dying days of the month  the weather finally changed. … Continue reading

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