callmemadam (callmemadam) wrote,
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The Smell of Autumn



Some people don’t like chrysanthemums; ‘funereal’, they say. I love them, especially these tawny varieties. The smoky smell just sums up this beautiful time of year for me. These flowers aren’t from my garden but from that of some other local person selling them through the village shop. One bunch, two vases, bargain!


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