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Crab Apple Preserves

Today, I celebrated the first day of autumn by harvesting some crab apples from the tree in our office backyard…AND making preserves! The final product turned out great :)  More of a sweet and sour chutney, I would say, vs. 42 more words


Homebrew... disaster?

Annie Gray suggested on the Kitchen Cabinet making basil wine and gave instructions here on her blog.

I had a go at it a few weeks ago and  have had a demi john sitting and bubbling in front of the telly right in front of me.   214 more words

September 11 Walk Llandeilo Garden Home

Time to set off again on another Walking Well  Walk…the 3 W’s …add a fourth  and fifth this time With Wellies! It was dry when we set off from Llandeilo station across the swing bridge but the clouds did open later to give us all a bit of a soaking. 394 more words

New Phone

I bought a new phone today. It is a flip-phone. It cost me $10 for the phone and $8 per month for service (which includes international calling). 72 more words


3 Flower Essences for Mercury Retrograde in Virgo

Every time Mercury appears to be moving in reverse there are many aspects of life that seem to be also. There is often this random stream of chaos: a dish cracks, a computer crashes, a tire goes flat, someone thought you said dumbass when you said alas, a new pair of pants don’t fit, and so on and on. 806 more words


Windfall Crab Apple

Photograph of windfall crab apple, taken August 2016, front grass verge , Staffordshire. © Pete Hillman 2016. Camera used Nikon D3200, with Sigma 105mm macro lens with softbox flash diffuser.


Malus sylvestris

After shopping and lunch, we continued in the rain, through Leamington, past old factories and workshops, and new housing developments, Victorian terraced cottages and half-glimpsed Georgian splendour. 187 more words