Autumn is a very special time of year as the temperature cools and the days get shorter.
We all love autumn don’t we? It’s that special time of year when the weather begins to get discernibly cooler and the nights noticeably longer.
Autumn heralds the transition into the cold, dark and desolate winter months, and the natural world puts on a final flurry of amazing activity before slowing down until the warmer sunshine of spring returns.
The pulsating clouds of hundreds of thousands of starlings all swirling and turning in jaw-dropping unison can only be described as an ‘awesome wildlife spectacle’. These murmurations happen during autumn and winter over fields, woodlands and reedbeds as they seek out their communal roosting site for the night and so are best viewed just before dusk.
Humans also view fall as comforting, Lively said. If we live in a place where the seasons turn dramatically, we break out flannel shirts, thicker blankets, we shake off salads and ice-creams for heavier stews and soup. (Though it’s important not to discount that shorter days and colder months can also cause depression for some.)
But if you’re feeling a little deflated that those sunny days and beautiful bright mornings are coming to an end then we hope to put a spring back into your step with 24 reasons to love autumn!
The beauty of nature. Everything looks stunning in autumn! So many reds, golden-yellows and browns.
You don’t mind being at work. When the weather is a bit drizzly you’re OK with being inside.
Bring back the homemade soups and stews.
Plenty of hot drinks.
It’s getting close to Christmas.
And Halloween. And Bonfire Night. So many holidays…
Thick socks and jumpers.
Misty mornings. Bright mornings are good, but the misty mornings are even better.
Brisk air in the morning.
More interesting coffee tastes. Pumpkin Latte anyone?
Cinnamon. In your candles, in your tea, in your coffee….
Sleeping better – no more warm nights!
Your garden looks amazing. Great time to take some pics!
Many of our customers have Log Cabins, which they use this time of year to get all cosy inside and relax with hot drinks. Perfect!
Easier to save money – you don’t have to constantly do something as it’s not always sunny.
Holiday season is over – no more dishearteningly looking at pictures of everyone on holiday in the Maldives.
Collecting conkers and making things from them. Creative!
The clocks go back at some point in autumn – extra hour in bed.
A lot of orange.
Memories – being young and getting excited for Christmas!
By far the best thing about autumn is how beautiful the outdoors become. Whether you’re in your garden or in the park, everything looks stunning.
Enjoy autumn 🙂