I know it’s not New Year, but like others, I feel that September is the start of something different. The children are back at school for the start of a new Academic year, the harvest is in and thoughts are turning to preparations for new cultivations , so it really feels like the beginning of something fresh and different.
I am taking this positive stance following the blues I suffered at the end of August, which felt very “endish”. I have spent a lovely afternoon taming the little Eden outside my back door. It is so gloriously warm today, it was an absolute pleasure to get down on my hands and knees to do some weeding. Yep, I actually enjoyed weeding, enlivened as it was by the discovery of so many self sown perennial seedlings. I took a little time out to sit and contemplate the colours and sounds, and enjoy the warmth.
I caught myself daydreaming about making a quilted kneeler, to save the knees from the hard, hard ground. Was I a lady of a certain age yet? Did I need a kneeler, quilted or otherwise? It was a pleasant muse, but have decided I can manage the ground for a little longer yet!
I harvested French beans and carrots for supper, and then decided to do some weeding on my blog, choosing this new template for the start of my New Year. I have moved a few things round, edited out some elements and updated others. I hope it’s all clear. Happy New Year!