For me the most important day of the year is 21st or 22nd December
The Winter Solstice
(The shortest day)
This is the best day.
From now the days will get a little long.
It is such a significant day for me that I write about it most years.
It is not the cold or wet.
It is the grey skies
and the long dark nights.
When taking Pearl out for her afternoon jaunt my choices are limited;
- Take her out in the light at 3.30pm at the latest
- Take her out in the dark but somewhere easy to navigate.
when Pearl and I will be able to resume our research
for our second walk book