The Almanac : A Seasonal Guide to 2021
'Indispensable' – Sir Bob Geldof
Welcome to The Almanac: A Seasonal Guide to 2021. If you are new to The Almanac then welcome; if you are a regular reader then hello! The Almanac is about celebrating the unfolding year in all its various facets. The old dependables which I include every year are back: moon phases, sun rises and sets, tide time tables and the sky at night. As ever there are seasonal recipes and monthly gardening tips for the flower and vegetable garden too, as well as a bit of folklore, and nature and a song for each month.
This year's edition has a theme: movement, migration and pilgrimage. This was
We are all eager to move after so much time cooped up, but I dedicate this edition particularly to those for whom staying in one place was not so different, who were never going to climb mountains anyway. I hope this Almanac helps you to travel in your mind all year long, via the swift that streams past your window, through a rasher pudding cooked up in the Romani style, and by way of a song of derring do on the ocean waves. Have a wonderful 2021.
PRAISE FOR THE ALMANAC: A SEASONAL GUIDE:
'The perfect companion to the seasons' – India Knight
'This book is your bible' – the Independent
'An ideal stocking filler' – The English Garden
'I love this gem of a book' – Cerys Matthews