Archive for September 13th, 2012

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”
― Albert Camus

I have always loved these ‘chinese lantern’ flowers so I indulged in a few stems yesterday so that I had something vibrant and autumnal to photograph today!

The real name for these sounds like a sexually transmitted disease – so I prefer to use Chinese Lanterns or indeed, ‘Pumpkin Flowers’ given that they resemble the halloween vegetable. Or fruit. I’m not even sure what a pumpkin is!

This morning the heating went on – which means it’s officially cold enough! However the daytimes are bright and warm, something that definitely won’t be complained about should it continue through the season!

I hope they last because I have more photography opportunities planned for these lovely flowers and indeed, Buddy was eying them up enthusiastically too…

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