13/10 – Autumn Days

In contrast to today’s chill, yesterday was one of the perfect mid-autumn days. Not too warm, with a nice breeze and mostly clear skies. The leaves are just starting to turn orange in places, and a nice carpeting of crunchy fallen leaves covers almost every path. To celebrate, Seán and I went out for Starbucks and settled down in the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow to read and hang out.

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I’m partial to Pumpkin Spice Lattes and almonds.

Dweeb got a hot chocolate with pumpkin spice syrup, but sadly had to suffer the indignity of having his name spelled Shawn.

Hard life.

Hard life.

We settled down under this tree.

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Our reading material of choice.

Our reading material of choice.

Still life with white boy.

Still life with white boy.

Sen's leaf crown.

Seán’s leaf crown.

After a while the sun began to sink lower in the afternoon sky so we walked through the gardens on our way home. On the way:

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It was really nice to get out and enjoy these brief autumn days. If what I’ve heard is true, they’ll soon be replaced by cloudy days and daily rain. Sigh.

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About Mary Rose

A student blogger with a passion for travel, tea, and the art world. I’m also a published short fiction and poetry writer, an amateur photographer, and a burgeoning wine snob.
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