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Spider time

It has felt like September for a couple of weeks now and the garden has taken on a distinctively ‘early Autumn’ look, with leaves turning and spiders’ gossamer glinting in sunlight, or glistening with dew or raindrops in the early morning. 29 more words



The sloes are almost ready to pick and are looking good! Not sure I’ll have time to pick any this year but if I do, then sloe gin for Christmas it is!

365 Project

Electric Walking

It’s been a while since you’ve had a “Rev’d Claire goes for a walk” post, mainly because it’s been far too long since I went for a walk. 740 more words


365 Project - Day 220

Wild Plums.

I’m not a dedicated forager as I can’t be bothered with little bits of salad leaves and I don’t know enough about fungi. Some things however I simply can’t resist and we both love wild plums or ‘cherry plums’ as we used to call them. 71 more words

365 Project

Spirit Works At The Barlow

Last weekend I had the great pleasure of visiting a micro-distillery in the newer artisan retail community called The Barlow. Here resides Spirit Works Distillery… 992 more words


Down the Hatch: The United Artists Cocktails

by Vince Keenan

The 1919 founding of United Artists was greeted with disdain. “So the lunatics have taken charge of the asylum,” Metro Pictures president Richard Rowland remarked when a quartet of Hollywood luminaries went into business for themselves. 888 more words