While the sun was still out on Friday, October 13, I managed to take a few choice photographs of autumn along West 12th Avenue in the Fairview neighbourhood.
Vancouver’s now sodden, grey skies certainly make everything seem drab and dingy but not to worry.
This week’s heavy rain can’t possible have washed the vibrant colours of last week down the drain.
Leaves and flowers, I’m happy to say, are colour-fast—immune to both bleaching by the sun and running in the rain.
Unfortunately, most of the leaves that change colour so spectacularly this time of year are not temperature tolerant; these will—and are—withering and falling, along with the temperature.
So the time to enjoy the blaze of autumn colour is right now—while it lasts.