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October – Red, Yellow and Blue?

September passed in a blur and here we are, almost at the end of October.

This might be a quieter period for me (although looking at the calendar I have no free weekends until mid-November) and I want to spend more time writing.

October is one of my favourite months. Yes, I know, how Instagram of me – but I’m an early bird and a photographer, so Autumn morning light just can’t be beaten. Conkers littering pathways, scarves you can get lost in and wearing boots every. single. day. Flame red leaves. Mustard yellow jumpers.

But the blue – the blue is subtler. It arrives in the evening with the early dusk, just as you’re sitting down to eat. It stretches out on your lap while watching TV. It perches on the sink, waiting while you brush your teeth.

It’s there first thing in the morning, in the 6am darkness. The first few seconds of your new day, your fresh start. It feels like an old friend arriving at the door, but I never know how to entertain it. A familiar yet unexpe…