Awesome Autumn

Monday, September 29, 2014


I enjoy a good list so when Lucy asked who wanted to join her for 'Awesome Autumn' I was on it like ants at a picnic. My list isn't exclusively Autumnal, it's about moving forward with goals, doing things I enjoy but don't do enough, and enjoying the season too.

Forage for sloes and make some gin
I'm not sure it gives a very good impression to have that as the first thing on my list but it was the first thing that came to mind - make of that what you will.

Go to the beach
Don't get me wrong, I love a sunny beach but I also like the quieter, windier days when hot salty, vinegary chips beat a Mr Whippy hands down.

Decorate the side entrance and hallway
So, I haven't quite finished the lounge and dining room yet, but there's nothing like striking while the iron is hot!

Carve a pumpkin or two
Hopefully I'll have better luck than last time.

Watch a creepy film on Halloween
I'd like to grab some popcorn, snuggle up with Andy and scare myself a little bit silly.

Bake something
Because I feel I should.

Resist the urge to buy new scarves and wear all the ones I own!
I've recently given a bagful away but I have plenty more. I need to stop wearing the same few over and over.

Read 3 books
To help towards my goal of 12 before my next birthday.

Walk in the woods
No explanation necessary

Meet friends for coffee (not a pumpkin spiced latte - bleugh!)
I'll happily forgo the coffee and just spend time with friends, but coffee would be nice too.

What are your favourite things to do in Autumn?

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9 comments

  1. Not really an Autumn fan but I wouldn't mind searching for blackberries and should also go through my scarf collection!

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  2. Ooh hurrah! So happy someone's joining me :) The last three are my favourites - have fun! x

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    1. Love the idea, am going to enjoy doing this :)

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  3. I love September especially - cool months and perfect for walks.

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  4. I love the beach and getting out and about for walks in autumn too. Love your idea of wearing the scarves that you already have. I also love cooking up food with blackberries, apples etc.

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    1. I've just made my first crumble with apples from the garden, this was the first time it really felt like autumn. It's a great feeling!

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  5. Such a good idea! I guess I should do this - it would give me something to focus on - I'm a bit lost at the moment.

    Only thing is - when does Autumn officially end?!

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    1. Hmm, I think it's something like December 23rd...?

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