Right in front of my bedroom balcony...
...there's an old plum tree that is tightly in the stranglehold of a mighty ivy.
In the background of my first photo you can surmise the evergreen tree killer.
Not many branches of my bedroom neighbour bear fruits anymore in summertime.
But this year many of them persevere until mid-November and were not eaten by birds or wasps.
Now they fall victim to mildew.
On a rainy morning I took the last fruits of 2013 before they'll fall off during the next autumn storm.
In springtime the old plum tree looked much more fresh-faced... ;-)
And nowadays the old plum even wears a beard - a fruticose lichen.