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#PleinAir #OilPaint #LeeOnTheSolent #Hampshire #figs #Autumn

This is my second day with this fig tree in oil – I like the strong Autumn sun shining through the thinning leaves and it’s shapes as it sticks into the sky.

Plein Air Work.

Green Figs

This recipe uses up all of those unripe green figs that are still clinging on to your tree as autumn approaches.

Across most cooler climates is wise to remove any unripened  figs larger than a pea from your tree. 335 more words


Portugal - Part One

Having arrived in Portugal (Porto) I was picked up at the airport by my daughter and immediately immersed into her daily life. First stop was her boyfriend’s family home in (Moure, Vila Verde) to bring some of the horses in for the night and feed all of the animals (5 horses, 7 dogs, 1 cat and 3 pigs) and of course to meet his family for the first time. 443 more words


Dried Fig Cake

Figs for me were nothing more than just daily munchies till i tried fig milk! I don’t fancy figs all that much but fig flavoured milk is just something else! 612 more words


Figs and Radish Salad

Use a madoline to thinly slice the radishes.

Cut fresh figs into 5 mm thick discs.

Celery leaves, green chilly and walnuts give it some more variety. 33 more words

'I didn't choose figs — They seduced me'

Howard Lovy, executive editor at US-based Foreword Reviews, recently published an interview with me about my new book. Published in the UK as… 913 more words

the fig leaf

I finally found the leaf, curled but not crumbled, at the bottom of a bag. It survived the trip from South Carolina through three states before returning to Massachusetts. 140 more words