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Fruit-picking time! Choosing containers for raspberries

The raspberries are ripening! The sun is shining! … and so fruit-picking time begins for 2014!

But before the fruit-picking can begin, the first job is to dig out my old and trusty recycled containers. 415 more words

Sustainable Living

Trying new experiences

Earlier this week a friend and I were discussing things that we agree to do that we don’t want to do. We do that for many reasons. 507 more words


Childhood nostalgia.

So today I actually participated in an activity that has been on my own bucket list for around a decade now. Yes we may have had a long, long, long buildup but I have to say it was certainly worth the wait.  231 more words

Preserving Fruit

Summer is here and all the soft fruit we enjoy eating is ripening ready to be picked. But we like to enjoy these soft fruits all year round weather thats spreading on our toast, in a pie, crumble or mixed with lovely creamy ice cream. 881 more words

Zero Waste

The Wild Rasberry

Small but perfectly formed
Deliciousness that melts
In your mouth
She sits there

Not in the hedgerow
As you’d expect
But purposely grounded
Along the road… 13 more words


Blueberry and cherry picking!

I’ve been eager to go fruit picking for weeks. The first of the season’s soft fruits {strawberries} have unfortunately been and gone, thankfully however, there are plenty of other summer goodies to enjoy, which currently includes both blueberries and tart cherries. 277 more words


Strawberry picking

I LOVE strawberries, and Dutch strawberries are quite a distinct kind. They tend to be rounder and smaller than Californian strawberries, and are super fragrant. Many Dutchies will argue that “Hollandse aardbeien” are the lekkerste, *whisper* but I don’t really agree.

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