auvergne landscapes: autumn in auvergne

We've had the most glorious autumn this year, with many warm sunny days, and the tints on the trees looking their absolute best. The weather is due to break very soon, so this seems like a good time to share some images of autumn in our area of Auvergne. I hope that you enjoy them.

reflections and winter sun

One of the things I love about this time of year is the low, mellow afternoon light. It's been a bit overcast for the past few days, but yesterday the sun finally came out, so we took the opportunity to get out and take some photographs. Nearby Lavaudieu proved to be an ideal location, as … Continue reading reflections and winter sun


A friend posted some pictures on Facebook a couple of weeks ago, saying that she often forgets what a beautiful place she lives in until she sees it in photos of the area. I was reminded of how her words, and how we often don't really 'see' our local area, when we drove over to … Continue reading Lavoûte-Chilhac

low light, long shadows

The sunny autumn weather is continuing, although it has turned much colder over the last couple of days. We decided to make the most of it this afternoon with a walk around the nearby village of Domeyrat, which has a ruined castle and a very pretty old bridge over the River Senouire. The low light … Continue reading low light, long shadows