With scarves freshly sitting on our jumpers and coats again. With dark lipsticks and the promise of gloves. With crisper air and deep colours. With air that does still appreciate the warmth of the sun but is no stranger to the pitter patter of the rain. With colder and darker evenings encouraging us to nurse hot chocolates and an early night, we have a nineteen year old girl with autumnal eyes.
I spend so much of my time missing summer and the promise of its weather (even if it doesn't deliver), that I forget how much I enjoy the weather and the feeling of the next couple of months. Autumn. It really is beautiful. I don't really get sick of autumn. As much as I don't overly begrudge winter weather (it can be super lovely and encourages all sorts of happy things), Autumn comes and goes so beautifully with its soft ways, that I do love admiring the wonders of its song.
While we kick up yellow and orange and brown leaves. While we miss picnics but embrace cosy nights. While we indulge in films and snug music. While we sit on the sofa with a blanket and begrudge the thought of darker mornings but enjoy the little song in the promise of darker evenings. These autumnal eyes are more than happy to have arrived just in time for this pretty change of colour.
Autumn seems to be the time I am on a roll with blogging. I am so inspired by everything at the moment. I don't know what it is but something awesome is in the air and I have creativity willing me to get my laptop out and let my ideas spill onto a page. I'm kind of rubbish in summer (it's been a bit of a given the last couple of years as much as I hope I will change this next year!), and I am giddily delighted that my love for writing is shining through on my blog.
When we are finding new warm drinks to tease our lips. When we are finding a bit more "me time" and remembering why we should always embrace this way of life. When we are bringing out tights and trousers and cardigans and jumpers to life again. When we are smelling new kinds of candles and becoming friends with that feeling of walking threw the door to a warmer air. When autumn arrives, these autumnal eyes feel at home once again.
I feel ready this autumn. I feel motivated and encouraged with everything in my life. I'm feeling a lot better than I did this time last year, willing myself to get better and better. I am excited to work hard and to enjoy every bit of it. Autumn has brought not only determination, but such a calm, warm feeling, that I can't wait to get to know it better.
Blankets & Books,
The Girl in the Moonlight.
P.S. I am currently in the midst of the lovely Blogtober which you can read about HERE- also, HERE is yesterday's post!