Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Summers End



Hello I am back with a post about the end of Summer and the start of Autumn, for me it happens a bit later as I take my holiday in September so my Autumn starts in October, only now can I think of warm cosy scenery, log fires, making soups, cashmere, boots and visiting the cities I love in the run up to Christmas but for now I leave you with some photographs I shot of Provence and the Italian Riviera in mid September....







Harley Davidson meet South of France!

"What do you mean no towel!  I didn't know it was that cold, I wouldn't have jumped in if I had known you had not thought of bringing a towel for my rub down!"

 Sadly getting off the coast road and onto the auto-route... although still quite spectacular not to mention an amazing feat of engineering look at the auto-route bridge leading to the tunnel which links France and Italy.





27 comments:

  1. Hello Dash

    One hundred thousand welcomes and welcome back.
    Your summer must have been so exciting. The images are just spectacular.

    I love the image of your dog shivering. So cool.

    Helen x

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    1. Thank you Helen it's good to be back! Unfortunately I missed Crusoe jumping into the water as he chose to jump in whilst I was visiting the powder room, as the water fountain is permanently in shade the water was very cold, I don't think Crusoe had bargained for that...no wonder he was shivering. X

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  2. I agree with Helen! Welcome back, Dash! Love all your photos, with a preference for Crusoe's bien sur! :-) Did you get a new camera? Looks like someone has been having fun clicking away... Veronique (French Girl in Seattle)

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    1. Thank you Veronique, no I have not got another new camera, still the newish camera I acquired in Spring but I am still learning my way round it and loving it. X

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  3. Dash, love your new header, and loving this post.
    xx's Marsha

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    1. Thank you Marsha, the new header took me ages as there are so many images and photographs I have collected that I love, it made it very difficult to choose, I have a feeling they may change from time to time. X

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  4. Fantastic photos! Loving the new look!

    Ali x

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    1. Thanks Ali, the new look is still a work in progress, the background was supposed to be cream but has turned out sort of a pale apricot, I am still working on it. X

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  5. Hip, hip hoorayyyy!!!!! Need I say more?

    This is EXACTLY why you have been so missed.

    Sending lots of love your way friend and hoping all is well...
    Gros bisous,
    H

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    1. PS. And of course I love the new look!!!

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    2. Oh bless you Heather, you have made me blush. X

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  6. I love your header! Of course I love all your images but the black and white speak to me. Enjoy all that autumn brings!

    XXX
    Debra~

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    1. Thank you Debra, black and white images speak to me too, they are so timeless. X

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  7. Welcome home, Dash. Been missing your lovely eye for the extraordinary. Poor Crusoe needs a huge hug. has he forgiven you yet?

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    1. Thank you Webb, Crusoe did want a huge, fluffy towel hug but as we did not have a fluffy towel he was a smelly, wet dog for an hour or two, I think he has finally forgiven me now, made a note to always have a large, fluffy towel in the car at all times just in case. X

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  8. Lovely to see you back...and you've certainly mastered that camera.

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    1. Thank you Fly, I am far from mastering the camera, still so much to learn but I am enjoying it and it's always made easy when there are beautiful, interesting, lovely subjects and scenery to photograph. X

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  9. great photos! loved the one of the pup!

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    1. Thank you Stephanie, that pup is just so photogenic he is my muse. X

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  10. I'm so happy you're back! You are one of my regular reads and I've missed your posts.

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    1. Thank you Miss Maxwell, I feel I now have my blogging mojo back and it feels good. X

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  11. Ah, there you are! It seems that you had a good summer. Is that the Fréjus tunnel?

    I like the new styling, very chic.

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    1. Thank you Toffeeapple, I had a busy but excellent Summer, I was so busy looking at the scenery that I did not pay attention to the name of the tunnel but it's the tunnel that links Italy and France on the Auto-Route so I guess it is the Fréjus tunnel. X

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  12. Just discovered your lovely blog, via another (as you do!) - fabulous !
    Crusoe is adorable and loved your photos.
    Best, Joanna Brazier

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  13. Welcome back Dash (& Crusoe), you've been missed! Glad you've had a nice summer.

    Loving the new look and looking forward to lots of lovely photos.

    K x

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  14. I long to be in France so bad it literally hurts...this did not help! So beautiful I want to throw everything aside and hop a flight to the City of Lights this very minute. Thank you!

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  15. what a gorgeous selection
    I only stumbled on your blog today, via a comment you left on Carla loves photography
    greetings from brussels
    anni

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