SAD Syndrome

Stevie Turner

Longer, colder nights, shorter days, and now a morning frost last week confirms our wonderful summer has come to an end.  On Friday it’ll be time for us to return to the Island for the weekend and prepare the van for winter.

This is always tinged with sadness, as to me there’s nothing worse than the seaside and a summer-based environment empty and devoid of holidaymakers.  Okay, you can brace yourself, put on your coat and walk along the shoreline, but it’s not quite the same as on a hot day is it?  Also none of our usual cafes will be open either.  It’s all rather grim…

Sam will be up a ladder jet-washing all the leaves out of the guttering and then cleaning the decking.  I’ll take the curtains round to the industrial washing machines on site.  Then we turn off the main stopcock, flush the toilets, and let…

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