The dangers of autumn October 16, 2009Posted by Lauren Cooke in Life, Chatter & Politics, Photos.
Tags: autumn, weather, winter
I am a clumsy person. I walk (repeatedly) into door frames, I trip over in town whilst wearing flats, I drop glasses, spray food everywhere when cooking, and generally drag chaos around with me like an unwilling (yet enthusiastic) pet.
For me, no matter how pretty autumn is, the ochre leaves and misty drizzle leave behind a big and constant hazard. Walking to work is like a balancing act, stepping delicately (pah, delicacy is impossible for us klutz’!) between greasy down leaves, avoiding puddles, navigating piles of leaf mould. Slippy, slidy and downright dangerous!
Luckily I made it to work today without incident – but what about tomorrow? And the day after?!