The sun doesn't always shine chez Cro, and Autumn seems to have arrived early; even some leaves are falling. We've also had one morning temperature of around 7 degrees C. We have had 'some' rain, but whether or not it will be enough for mushrooms, I'm not sure.
After the laziness of Summer, there is suddenly so much to do. Preserving fruit and vegetables is always a priority, then I need to clear away all the detritus up at Haddock's to ensure that I get off on the right foot in 2013.
There are logs that need sawing, cuttings to be taken, and fruit trees to be pruned. There are still some Butternuts and Pumpkins to be put away, and all sorts of vegetables to be pickled.
The lawn is in a terrible state, and all the grapes need to be picked (and composted) before the wretched hornets find them. I shall also need to give all the grassy areas at least one more mowing before Winter.
The only saving grace is that it's now dark until about 7.30am, which gives me a little more time for 'office/studio work'. However, it also means that the boys whine for longer in the mornings too.
I REALLY do need a 36 hour day!