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Russian Grandma Syndrome: miscellanea, #8

Summer (aka jam-making season) really brings out my inner Russan Grandma:

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50 Things That Make Me Happy

I’ve been tagged by Emma at Hey There House (great blog, read it) to write my 50 Things That Make Me Happy. I feel damn lucky in life at the moment, and feeling quite emosh about it, so I will enjoy this gushy lovely list of things that are all good (I know, no moaning, what a bloody surprise, usual service will resume again soon): 635 more words


Getting ready for Crop Share 2015!

9lbs of black currants – still measuring up the red ones!

Bunches of herbs

Farm Skeet

The tapir willy, my new sandals and the gooseberries

Well it’s been a mixed bag of shizzle happening in my world this week.

Highlight 1: I saw a tapir cock. I joke not:

It was the length of its leg. 783 more words

Mr Mother Fudger

Mange Tout Much Of A Good Thing?

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Just as I am starting to reap my bountiful harvest I have to question myself.

Whacking in seeds right left and centre and finding a bit of spare ground, here and there, to slip in just one more row of Brussels plants might, in retrospect, have been a bit over the top. 792 more words

Gooseberry & Elderflower Jam Recipe

Another elderflower recipe. I couldn’t help it this is the best jam I have ever made, by far.

This is a classic flavour combination & no wonder, it’s seriously delicious. 1,019 more words

Something Sweet