The beginning of November has arrived and with it the temperature has fallen. The clocks have turned back and the evenings are getting darker earlier. For me this is a welcomed change. The warm October weather has felt unsettling. It felt strange for the leaves to be falling from the trees and to still be wearing a t-shirt, jumper stuffed into the back of the pushchair.
This is my first autumn away from the city. I am loving the vibrant yellows, reds and burnt oranges. The air feels crisp fresh right now especially in the morning as we leave for nursery. The children have enjoyed playing in the leaves, throwing them in the air laughing and crunching them under foot.
This month I have been grateful for:
Time to paint
Washing drying on the line in between rainy spells
Bears new medication and improving health
Late night conversations with friends
Home made rice pudding
Fig’s first swim
Moving into my art space
Happy memories of missed friends
Visiting the sea for the first time with my children
Organised and folded clothes draws
The beautiful autumn colours
My Goals for the month ahead are:
Practice gratitude daily
This month I have been loving –
The abundant mama show. I am currently working through this podcasts archives and drawing so much positivity and inspiration from it.
The beautiful botanical embroidery of Sarah Benning.