Pay in the sky.
Voici moins de plaisirs, mais voici moins de peines.
Le rossignol se tait; se taissent les sirènes. Agrippa D'Aubigné (1532 -1630), sums up the sadness and the consolations of Autumn.
Here are fewer pleasures, but fewer pains as well;
The sirens fall silent, and the nightingale.
Tea is no longer merely tea. Just a few of the "teas" I noted this morning on sale in Sainsbury's: Blueberry, White Peony, Fennel, Peppermint and Eucalyptus, Echinacea. Moroccan Mint, Red Bush.