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Biodiversity day – a diverse salad

Salad from the garden on biodiversity day, 22 May, 2016 We ate this green salad – we have one of these most days in the growing season.  The ingredients vary. Some are cultivated, some are edible weeds (you do need … Continue reading

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After our trip to Italy was interrupted by family illness and a death we had the dilemma of trying to recoup most of the ticket and accommodation costs via insurance (most rail tickets were non-refundable and not changeable) or resuming … Continue reading

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A bit of frost last night (12/13 November) – it’s cut back the achocha that scrambles over the hedge.  I picked the last of the fruits – here they are. So we’ve been using them from the end of August … Continue reading

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Horse Flesh

I used to have an imaginary dog, called Horse Flesh.  I was about 40 when we got him.  Cheap to look after and no mess, and he was just the dog you wanted him to be.  Not that I like … Continue reading

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