Given the continuing Indian Summer Fall, Northumberland Hills woke up to a surprise wet coating of snow this last week. It was light and sticky enough to apply a thick white sprinkling all over the countryside.
However the early morning haze suggested mixed photo opportunities.
So photographer Wendy Avis had to act quickly because as the day progressed the snow quickly congealed into water droplets.
So within the hour the sun and Wendy’s horse Annie came out to enjoy the new snow:
And the result on the fruit trees, still laden with summer apples, took on the look of a Candy Apple store:
The prospects were delicious for both horses and photographer:
And so Northumberland Hills started Winter with a charming snow-sugar dusting… and just a suggestion, un soupçon de l’hiver à venir.