Went up to the top of the lane and back. It’s blowing a gale! I really had to push against the wind and a couple of times was pushed backwards. Fantastic! Real autumn weather. The leaves are marvellous too, the fallen ones all gold against the green grass, those still on the trees glowing in the sparks of low afternoon sun that flash out from between the clouds.

A very good, if short, walk. wish I could have been here, along the banks of the Wye …