In Australia, the official start of autumn is 1 March.
Goulburn has the four distinct seasons, and usually in Goulburn they’re right on cue. So on the first of March we had to light the fire here at night.
That said, the days are just lovely. After all the rain, the farm is green everywhere. In autumn, the weather tends to be very stable, day after day of gorgeous sunny and pleasantly warm weather.
Yesterday morning, there was a patchy mist over the place, and the low golden sunlight made the whole place glow. Quite magical.
In Canberra, they have massed plantings of trees with autumn colours, so it’s the most beautiful time for that city too. We’re going there this Saturday for the fireworks.
Winter starts on 1 June, and it will.