I was searching through photographs taken just before I left Belgium. This caught my eye, taken in our end-of-summer Belgian garden.
Today, it's raining. It's 4.32pm as I write this and already it's dark. Winter is coming, at speed.
The good thing ... I found a bar/restaurant/night club/diner ... a true social hub. Everyone comes to Drift. All ages, all walks of life. It seems that if I sit here by the entrance, I will surely see a cross-section of the Southsea community.
It's warm and I'm glad to be here, quietly eavesdropping on the people around me.
Meanwhile, a little bit of summer ...