House and Garden
A hall table has been on my wish list for quite some time. Narrow and long. Tim would like to build one for me, when he has time to do woodwork again, but in the meantime, I found an old dresser, painted it grey, changed the knobs and am very happy with the results. I'm mostly fond of white candles, but someone gave me these blue ones and I'll happily use them up.
A brass bowl of gourds with a few feathers adds an autumnal touch.
I like nothing more than a crackling wood fire, but our fireplace didn't throw any heat at all. So we converted to gas. We haven't had to use it yet because of our lovely lingering summer, but I can imagine cozy evenings with the flame flickering. I just need to get used to things being different.
The orange lights in the black marble are reflections from somewhere - haven't figured that out yet.
From one of our bedroom windows I can look across to the neighbour's chimney. I ran for my camera on Sunday morning and snapped this fellow then looked in my bird book. He's a handsome Sharp-shinned Hawk and he sat there for a long time.
Will this be the last pale pink Secret rose for the year? I don't know - our summer is loathe to leave and I don't mind a bit.
One delphinium is putting out new blooms, too. They look somewhat out of place against the mellowing foliage of autumn. Is summer lingering in your corner?