The weather on Sunday was crisp and cold with enough sunshine to warrant walking off breakfast bundled up in layers of sweaters and scarves. One would be forgiven for thinking that the following pictures were taken somewhere rural, but in fact they all stem from a conservation area in Kassel, the Dönche.
It’s amazing what a difference a small natural protectorate like this makes to life in a city. You feel like you’re in the middle of nowhere, and yet glimpses of the city are only ever just around the corner.
We’re supposed to be getting the first snowfall of the season on Wednesday around these parts. Our snow tires are good to go and our assortment of winter boots has been unearthed from storage. Seems like only yesterday that I put them away for the summer.