Spring arrives sooner in London than the rest of the UK whilst Autumn is a latecomer but at last the season has turned its attention to leaf forms and colours. This Japanese maple caught my grandson’s eye so we scanned it and employing the same colour palate is the Judas tree or Cercis, aptly called forest pansy
Don’t give/care a fig is far from applicable to the foliage of Ficus
and with a final flourish the autumn twilight gives Whitehall a fabulous flush
Today is Armistice day when we pray silence for the guns and count the fallen.
And today, Leonard Cohen died leaving a legacy of lyricism
FRIDAY FLORA – TREES, SHRUBS & FLOWERS IN AND AROUND LONDON STREETS, Parks AND GARDENS