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I love those long shadows.

We've been having to do some of that hard lessons over here too. It's difficult, and I really want to give in. It's so hard not to.


Autumn is the best season. There is something unbelievably magical about the deep blue sky, the crip air, the colour of the leaves. I could move to New England just for that reason. When I was a nanny there I used to walk for miles and miles each day pushing the pram just to take it all in.

Enjoy it.

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