Chapter Five

Hibernation - The Extension If you were expecting monumental words & grandiose statements from me in this chapter regarding the current situation, I'm going to very much disappoint, I have none, not a squidge as it goes. It's a rum do & no mistake. Basically it’s about getting on with things as best we can, …

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Chapter Four

HIBERNATION So, this would be my fifth attempt at writing Chapter Four which let's face it is a pretty poor show. I've let you down, I've let myself down, I've probably let a whole bunch of other things down. It's all rubbish, it was all going so well wasn't it, words written with such vigour …

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In time for Christmas – Chapter One

I’ve always thought our garden a lovely affair. It’s satisfyingly wild, has more than its fair share of brambles, annoys the neighbours to head popping proportions, produces random harvests of edible fare with little human intervention. This includes such delicious things as red flesh apples, pears, chives, fairy strawberries, the very occasional courgette & of …

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Bake me something with Apples

My story starts with apples & some very unexpected pears. I have in my garden a somewhat misshapen apple tree, variety unknown. Possibly, maybe Pink Sparkle? The apples it produces are very special, they have pink & red speckled flesh & every year, as Autumn approaches I get excessively excited at the prospect of their …

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