The vibrancy has gone from the green. Leaves are getting ready to fall.
The school preparations are nearly done, although Girl2 will be happier once she has mastered the knotting of the new tie.
The end of August is in sight, but the temperatures are those of later in the year. “Like October” said the weatherman, and nobody was surprised. We’ve all been putting on the heat. People have been spotted out and about in winter coats, scarves and hats. Children are donning the warm things without being told.
On the other hand, I just found the linen trousers I put away carefully for the summer. I’m wearing them. I’m wondering where I put the thermals.