Monthly Archives: September 2013

From the nature table…

When I go walking round my area – even just to go to the bank I usually come back with something I’ve picked up; scrumped apples, feathers, stones, conkers (to come later perhaps) and at this time of year sweet … Continue reading

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A pair of pears…

An old friend came to visit last week and, as I know she has a lovely pear tree, and it’s been a good year for fruit, I aked if she would bring me some up. ‘Some’ turned out to be … Continue reading

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Knock me down…

Sorry more apples. There is an old orchard along the main road that nobody seems to pick the fruit from. So I collect the windfalls and use them. They make fine stewed apple and I’ve also just made some spiced … Continue reading

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…with a feather!

and here it is. Not very good, I fear. I do lack that delicate touch…

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Something other than fruit….

I had to spend a couple of hours at the hospital waiting for hubby to have an ultra-sound endoscopy the other day so I thought I’d take along a pen and ink drawing I was working on. But looking at … Continue reading

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Donated apples…

Did my neighbour spy me eyeing up their lovely looking specimins as I walked past their overburdened apple tree? Maybe. But a couple of days later George turned up bearing a gift of about 10 apples… They are a beautiful … Continue reading

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