Today is the shortest day. I have never looked forward to a Winter Solstice as much as this one. Let us hope the weather is kind in 2014.
The auguries are not good though; it's wild and woolly out there, and my walk through the fields to the Writtle coffee-shop was disrupted earlier in the week because the river had flooded the footpath.
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