A Cold Christmas Walk in the Country by Laurie Lee

Laurence Edward Alan "LaurieLee, MBE was an English poet, novelist and screenwriter, who was brought up in the village of Slad. His most famous work is the autobiographical trilogy Cider With Rosie, As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning and A Moment of War.  Tonight's story is taken from his collection Village Christmas  and is a moving, lyrical portrait of England through the changing years and seasons.