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One of my favourite times of year is blackberry season. When the summer heat gives way to cooler bright days I cannot think of anything better than trailing down muddy tracks picking deep purple blackberry gems from thorny bushes. 346 more words




As blackberries are currently in season what is better to do than spend an afternoon in the countryside picking a few? September is when blackberries are in their peak, their sweetness coincides with the start of the apple season which embraces a partnership between the two fruits.  145 more words


Late summer picking!

At last the sun came out for a lovely second pick of the season from three different addresses in Whalley Range and 5 trees.  Produce collected will be donated to… 38 more words

Fruit Picking

A Summer Tradition: Olallieberry Picking

I love traditions.  I have always loved my traditions.  I was the tradition keeper of my family at Christmastime when I was a teenager.  I knew in detail exactly what should be done each minute of Christmas morning.   302 more words

Nature Study

Picking My Own

My friends from round the corner found out that I’d never been fruit picking, so on Saturday we all trooped off to the nearby Pick Your Own farm… 48 more words

My Life Musings

Avocados 101

It’s pretty safe to say that if I could only have one food to sustain me I’d pick Avocados!  Avocados are filled with life altering nutrition goodness (list of benefits below) but of all the fruits seems the most illusive to hopeful shoppers.   1,053 more words

summer family visit

Four months was too long between our family visits!! The last time we were all together in one place was back on the family Disney Cruise vacation in March. 270 more words