With summer coming to an end, the thought of Autumn beckons, the walks, the chilly evenings, the last Indian summer before winter sets in. Perhaps you need some inspiration for some autumny things to do? Stumped beyond walks kicking up leaves and picking blackberries? Alex Quick has ideas aplenty from the simple to the more elaborate a lovely inspirational range of ideas for young and old.
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Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness – and 100 other things, as suggested by the inimitable Alex Quick. Quick’s lively style makes this book a joy to read as well as a brilliant source of ideas. And it’s gorgeously illustrated too.
Example ‘things to do’
• Watch starling murmurations
• Guzzle oysters
• Take part in a conker moth alien survey
• Hold a Dumb Supper
• Make rosehip syrup
• Scan a fly
• Craft an apple doll
• Treat yourself to a pumpkin facial
• Botanize a walnut
Alex Quick is the '102 series' pseudonym of a well-known English writer of fiction and non-fiction. He is the author of 102 Free Things to Do and 102 Ways to Write a Novel.More About Alex Quick