WEEKLY PIC: APRIL10 – WEEK2

early autumn from the big house

A sense of expectation. The far-off rush of water. A hush with a rush. Late summer creeps inextricably into autumn. Last night’s rain was a summer rain – heavy, thunderous, dramatic. Today hangs between the seasons, waiting. The summer flowers are all but spent, shattered by last night’s rain. Beware: a South African summer has staying power. Sometimes it doesn’t go away till May. Yet autumn can compromise; she can lie with summer, and she can live with winter. But hide her light under a bushel – that she can’t, or won’t, do…

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