Seasonably Normal.

This week, the last of the year, and the first of a new one, brought the hardest frost of the season so far. It was more than welcome.  All day, for two days, freshly defrosted and warmed up motors crawled across slippy white roads that glistened in the heatless low sunlight. And Upon the hedgerows, [...]

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All’s quiet down at the allotment.

...Just about anyway. Of course there are still jobs that need doing, but the majority of the winter work is now complete. The rest is maintenance; sharpening tools, giving the greenhouse a proper scrub, that kind of thing. All of that can wait till the New Year now. I'll still be visiting the plot regularly [...]