The Swindon Advertiser publishes a monthly column called Nature Notes where they print seasonal extracts from the work of local 19th century writer Richard Jefferies. Yesterday (7th November) they published an extract from 'Hodge and His Masters' written in 188o.
So there are days to be enjoyed out of doors even in much-abused November. And when the wind rises and the storm is near, if you get under the lee of a good thick copse, there is a pleasure in the frenzy that passes over.
With a rush the leaves stream outwards, thickening the air, whirling round and round; the treetops bend and sigh, the blast strikes them, and in an instant they are stripped and bare.