Autumn? its like waiting for a train.

I can smell a hint of Autumn in the air can you?

Its like waiting for a train….

It fills me with a sense of sadness that the summer is fading and a sense of excitement that comes with the changing of the seasons.

A time for new uniform purchases, a time for enjoying the fading light in the evenings, a time for making the most of every moment with loved ones, before the summer holidays are over.

Days out together are precious, memories, photos, recording it all before they get too big.

Time moves on so fast these days.

and in between……… there is always sewing

a newly pieced together lacy curtain, from very old pieces of lace and I added some cheery bias binding with cherries on….. 

 and more crochet ….

 and completed projects….

and plans, plans,plans…

Life is good, and I count my blessings.

When that train arrives I am going to get on board and stick my head out the window, so the wind can blow through my hair!!….

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  1. 20th August 2014 / 15:17

    Ah yes, I love the changing of the seasons. The blanket's already come out for the evenings and I'm chilly today! Actually quite a pleasant feeling after roasting so much over the summer ๐Ÿ˜‰ And I have an autumn birthday too ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. 18th August 2014 / 07:06

    The weather is weird. Maybe it's just me not wanting the summer to be over. It shouldn't be over yet – it's too early. But the autumn is definitely creeping up on us. I love autumn too – don't get me wrong. You've been very busy craft- wise. Lovely curtain and crochet.

    • 18th August 2014 / 16:10

      Thanks Gillian, it just a hint of Autumn at the mo!
      bestest d x

  3. 17th August 2014 / 18:40

    love Autumn, can't wait for woolly tights and leaves falling from trees! x

    • 18th August 2014 / 16:09

      me too and log fires!!
      d xx

  4. 17th August 2014 / 14:32

    A poignant post with very pretty photos, I'm just hoping for an Indian Summer…

    • 18th August 2014 / 16:09

      Oh me too, just love an Indian summer and long walks ending up at the pub!!
      d xx

  5. 16th August 2014 / 16:01

    There are definitely some autumnal moments, the nights are drawing in earlier too. Love your lacy curtain. Have a lovely weekend.
    Jane x

    • 18th August 2014 / 16:08

      Thanks Jane, will be sorting out my woolly socks next!
      d x

  6. 16th August 2014 / 11:43

    Oh it's definitely coming ….. and that makes me SO happy!
    Happy weekend
    love Jooles x x x

    • 18th August 2014 / 16:08

      …and to you too Jooles, my fave season is Autumn!
      d x

  7. 16th August 2014 / 07:48

    I know that feeling, always feel a bit 'strange' when the seasons end, and can't quite put my finger on why! summer has been great though! xx

    • 18th August 2014 / 16:07

      It has been great, and I do love all the different seasons…..d xx

  8. 16th August 2014 / 07:41

    That is exactly how I feel! So beautifully written x

    • 18th August 2014 / 16:07

      Thank you chuck!
      d xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

  9. 15th August 2014 / 17:22

    Lovely post Daisy, I can identify with your feelings and it does certainly smell like Autumn already some days, a reminder of what's to come.
    Love the curtains, great idea!
    Enjoy these last few weeks of the holidays Daisy.
    Gill xx

  10. 15th August 2014 / 16:24

    I can smell it here too. It's on its way!

    • 15th August 2014 / 16:57

      Ha ha wonder where it will go first? !
      d x

    • 15th August 2014 / 16:58

      Still awhile to go yet……..? xxxxx

  11. 15th August 2014 / 12:56

    I have smelt Autumn, I love Autumn, it's my bestest! x

  12. 15th August 2014 / 09:39

    Gorgeous post! I feel the same – sad about summer but excited about Autumn. I'm looking forward to cosy evenings in with comfort food and a good film! Have a great weekend.

    • 15th August 2014 / 09:57

      Mmmm I forgot about the comfort food!
      d x

  13. 15th August 2014 / 09:05

    Not ready to let summer leave yet, but sadly the choice is not mine… A lovely post, as always.
    Have a happy weekend & enjoy the breeze ๐Ÿ™‚
    xx

    • 15th August 2014 / 09:57

      Me neither I'm hoping for an Indian summer this year!!
      d x

  14. 15th August 2014 / 07:11

    I've felt a touch of Atumn too! Glad that life is good, with lots of blessings to count and the wind in your hair. happy sewing. Jacqui x

    • 15th August 2014 / 09:59

      Thanks Jacqui,
      I never take any of it for granted!
      d x

  15. 15th August 2014 / 07:00

    Looks like you had a lovely break, which railway was it?
    Julie xxxxxxx

    • 15th August 2014 / 10:00

      Swanage Railway!

  16. 14th August 2014 / 23:45

    Ah, you're like a breath of fresh air LDJ, thank you! And congrats on your lovely makes and for being published – again! Well done girl ๐Ÿ™‚ Joy xo

    • 15th August 2014 / 10:00

      Joy I love your comments, thank you so much….d xx

  17. 14th August 2014 / 22:41

    Hey Daisy, love your sewing trolley and cabinet! And that curtain is simply adorable!

    • 15th August 2014 / 10:01

      Thank you, trolleys goes everywhere with me!
      d x

  18. 14th August 2014 / 20:56

    Awww what a lovely post. I love Autumn too and always find it an exciting time and a good time to make plans after the lazy(!) days of summer.

    • 15th August 2014 / 10:02

      Hi Tracey
      Autumn is my birthday season! maybe thats why i love it???
      d x

  19. 14th August 2014 / 20:33

    What a smashing post. We should all celebrate life more.

    Jean x

    • 15th August 2014 / 10:03

      Thank you, I wholeheartedly agree….stick your head out the window…!!
      d x