This time of the year there is nothing much going on at the allotment, hence the slow down on blog entries. It is very much routine, keeping the girls fed and watered daily and grabbing any dry spells for a bit of digging when we can. However having been away for a long weekend I really needed my fix this morning. It doesn’t matter how cold, wet or windy it is there just isn’t anything better for the soul than escaping the humdrum of work, shopping, Christmas preparations to the quietness and that link to nature that the allotment provides. I’m an early morning person and getting up there before seven in the pitch dark as it was today sets me up for the rest of the day. I guess some people would think I was mad to leave my warm bed to do this but for me it is food for the soul and something I will never tire of.