September and welcome in the Autumn

Autumn definitely has arrived and settled now in Edinburgh. I was meeting with friends yesterday at The Spoon Cafe Bistro and one of them looked throught a rainswept window of the cafe and commented: 'Yup, that is us, until at least early May'.

I had to run some errands in the city center for my other company today and the wind broke my umbrella in two. Luckily a Pound Stretcher was nearby (I used to buy sweet and beutiful expensive umbrellas from Harvey Nichols or Jenners but frankly I cannot see the point anymore) so I was able to get a replacement for £3!

The September Lassie has two incarnations; here is the first one of this month's Virgos: