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Foraged fruit jelly (crab apple, elderberry, plum and blackberry)

Making jelly and jam with foraged fruit

I have been doing quite a bit of foraging of late. Autumn will be with us soon and all the hedgerows of Somerset are laden with fruit. 342 more words


Heart of darkness . El corazón de las tinieblas

Hace días apareció una publicación de mi amiga Tara, en facebook, donde expresaba su desacuerdo en cómo inician muchas relaciones de pareja. “No escondan sus defectos, tarde o temprano salen a la superficie”, decía. 726 more words


An abundance of apples

Inspite of being bald for most of the spring, the apple tree at the back of the garden now seems to be hiding several apples. On one branch, I had already thinned them out to two at the tip but on another, there was still more thinning to be done. 188 more words


Elderflowers Two Ways

I have always associated elderberry (sambucus nigra) with Scandinavia and Eastern Europe. The delicate elderflower syrup was an import and a bit of a luxury to me. 547 more words


Jardin de Reuilly-Paul-Pernin, Paris

This garden, in the 12th arrondissement of Paris, and off the Promenade Plantée which I have previously written about, was an explosion of colour when I visited in summer last year.

 All photographs by Sophia Kaplan.


May 11

Besides the apple tree in the backyard, we have a pink flowering crab-apple. When you look closely you’ll see it has beautiful double petaled blossoms.   32 more words

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