Autumn Sunrise

Autumn Sunrise 1

Autumn Sunrise 1

When I took this photo I caught the low, early morning sunrise bathing the trees with yellow light and highlighting that autumn is right around the corner.

It was just last week; the end of February!

Autumn Sunrise 2

Autumn Sunrise 2

You have to be quick to catch autumn in Cape Town. Many of the trees are evergreen, like this Eugenia, so don’t hint that winter is on the way.

Autumn Sunrise 3

Autumn Sunrise 3

Others, like my neighbour’s deciduous tree, advertise quite clearly that summer is drawing to a close.

Autumn is fleeting here. Next time you look, the branches will be bare, and all the leaves will be in your swimming pool!

 

Advertisements

45 thoughts on “Autumn Sunrise

  1. Garfield Hug

    As always you share great photos☺
    I am still amazed that SA has same weather seasons as my sis in NZ. She hates the cold and loves spring and autumn ( I tend to call it Fall Season like Americans) 😊

    Liked by 1 person

    Reply
  2. pensitivity101

    18 days to go until the official start of Spring in the UK. Our roadside verges are full of snowdrops, crocuses and daffodils, and the opening arms of the trees along the dog walk are in bud. Wish it was warmer now though! With the wind chill today temps are ‘real feel’ of 4 or five degrees below zero.

    Liked by 1 person

    Reply
    1. scifihammy Post author

      I know what you mean, but am pretty used to it, since I Used to live in the North! We will have a few days in spring/autumn which will seem similar.
      Actually I am not hanging on to summer – I can’t wait for it to go already! 40C tomorrow, and fires raging out of control all over the Cape 😦 Maybe you’ll even see on your news??

      Liked by 1 person

      Reply
      1. Midwestern Plant Girl

        I don’t watch a bunch of tv, let alone news. Always so sad! 😒 Here in the US, the media will push a socialite’s sex video before real news. So, no, no news of your fires. We get fires on the west coast yearly. It’s just mother nature giving herself a face mask!

        Liked by 1 person

      2. scifihammy Post author

        That is usually the case here too – natural mountain fires needed for the proteas to be able to grow. However, this time I’m not sure what started the fires – in unusual places. Hopefully not arson, or carelessness!

        Like

  3. ladysighs

    Must be really tough having a swimming pool. 😦 I am as eager to welcome spring as you are to autumn. Some of last autumn’s leaves are still clinging to branches. We need a good strong wind to get rid of them.

    Liked by 1 person

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s