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Great Aunty Dorothy’s Marrow & Ginger Jam

Great Aunty Dorothy wasn’t my aunt but a cousin of my grandmother’s, as the most senior member of my Granny’s family, we (my brother and I), were told to refer to her as such. 404 more words

Country Living

...You Lose Some

While Mr. Fairweather and his brother were getting ready to take some trees down, Little Paddler and I were combing the ditches along the field for blackberries. 451 more words


The Harvest Kitchen

We have been reaping the rewards of our autumn harvest here in EVE Estuary, all thanks to the Kitchen and Independent Living Skills module.

Over the past two months, we have been busy baking apple pies and cakes, creating crumbles, making jam, sauces and preparing vegetables for freezing. 143 more words

Independent Living Skills

Mountain Berry Harvesting 2016

SLPS enjoyed a beautiful Sunday afternoon September 25, 2016 gathering Elder berries in Little Cottonwood Canyon, UT. A friend of the society took us on the afternoon gathering, driving up to a select location along the road among the Aspen forests. 213 more words


D is for...

Disaster!  D could have been for Derwent Water; Durham; Derby Cathedral; dandelion wine; digging the garden or even divining – but no, it turns out that D stood for dropping my mobile phone down the toilet.   173 more words

Days Out

Apple and blackberry jam

It is a sunny and windy day and I feel proud of my first attempt to jam making. This Monday my jam making kit arrived in the post and I’ve been exited all week to start making my first jam. 292 more words


An A-Z of little adventures

My friend Ivor recently told me of another set of friends who had recently retired.  They were concerned that they might turn into the kind of couple that slowly vegetated into old age so they came up with a superb idea for keeping themselves young and enthusiastic. 523 more words

Days Out