Alas, this year I was either too late, which is quite possible, given the number of holidays we seem to have had, or it was a bad year. It doesn’t matter too much because I have some in the freezer, enough for a small bottle, and I made a quantity last year, but somehow it doesn’t feel quite like autumn without some sloes soaking in gin!
However, all was not wasted on my walk as I was able to take some photos, quite moody, of the countryside on a dull yet mild day. I don’t know which season I prefer, each has its own delights but I do know that I prefer going for walks on a day like today, or a cold, crisp winter’s day, I just get too hot in the summer!
The weather is so mild that I have daffodils and snowdrops putting in an appearance by my back door, I really don’t know what to think. The tabloids, which I hasten to add I only scan at the supermarket checkout, are predicting a ‘big freeze’. I wonder if they will be right?