1, Which two things tell you that the fall season has begun?
Changing leaf colours and back to school.
2, What do you love about autumn?
Brambling for blackberries, and living off apple crumble for puddings. The beautiful sunsets and misty mornings. Indian summers. Sitting under blankets in front of the wood burner.
3, What do you dislike about the season?
darker nights coming in, the rain, having to put away my flip flops and get the
4, Share your best memory for the autumn season?
Going on an annual visit to kick leaves and pick sweet chestnuts at Virginia Water. I even once had a birthday treat to visit there – my 6 or 7 year old friends must have thought I was a bit weird!
5, What is your favourite scent for the fall season?
6, Apple bobbing or toffee apples?
Apple bobbing all the way. I’m not keen on toffee, although I don’t mind candy apples
7, Halloween – love or hate?
I don’t mind a Halloween party with kids, but hate dressing up and don’t agree
with Trick or Treating.
8, What’s your favourite autumn food?
warming, like sausage and mash, or apple and blackberry crumble and custard
9, Thanksgiving – celebrate or not?
in the UK, so not.
10, What’s your go to fashion in the autumn?
Jeans as always, layers and boots.
11, Which place do you love to visit in the autumn season?
Any arboretum, Batsford or Virginia Water for a walk around to see the changing leave colours, kick leaves and enjoy the cooler weather
12, Fairy lights or candles? What is your choice in the fall?
I’m not really a candle fan, so would say fairy lights, although the OH will turn them off and take them down
13, Pumpkin picking from the fields or the supermarket?
From the fields.
14, What’s your pumpkin carving of choice?
We do like a scary face, although I’ll happily try funky logos or words
15, Real fire or central heating?
Real fire – we have a wood burner
16, Apple pie or Pumpkin Pie. What’s your favourite?
Apple pie. I’m not a pumpkin fan.
17, Do you enjoy feeling the cold air, or do you wrap up warm?
I prefer being cold to being hot, and I don’t feel the cold too much. I get too hot in big thick jumpers and hats.
18, Do you have any specific traditions to celebrate the fall season?
No. Although we do like to go out brambling, and I love bonfire night with all the fireworks.
19, Share your favourite quote related to the autumn.
Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness To Autumn by John Keats
It reminds me of learning the poem by heart in primary school.
Autumn is my favourite time of year. If you want to join in with your thoughts, you can use the fall tag questions and answers. Let me know if you join in.