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Sunday, October 3

 
 
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Back garden, 15:00

 
 

Waking up I immediately notice the completely different colour palette that nature uses in Finland. After the stark beauty of Iceland I look out of the window at the bright oranges and reds of the autumn leaves.

Iceland has a very specific and probably unique colour palette in which blacks and grays shine blue in the light and greens hide in the background.

In the afternoon I walk round the house and photograph this tree which sits in a neighbour’s garden and radiates with the bright shades of Finnish autumn. I look at my feet and realise that I will spend tomorrow morning sweeping the leads away.

The temperature feels warm and the wind feels non-existent, so the day feels like a perfect Autumn day. This will not last very long. The arrival of autumn means that winter will come running over the horizon very soon.

Too soon, if you ask me.