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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

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

Writer's block and raspberries

I was lying on my yoga mat this morning during the lovely, calm relaxation part at the end of the class, my mind wandering all over the place (as it does; I know, it’s not meant to…) and I started composing a blog post. 812 more words

Episode 11: Calum & International Citizen Service in Zimbabwe

In Episode 11 of Volunteer Stories I interview Calum about being a Peer Mentor and Sports Ambassador at school; making jam and up-cycling at university to support homeless charities; and volunteering on an International Citizen Service project in Zimbabwe. 144 more words

Volunteer Stories

Make. Grow. Cook.

Welcome to Make Grow Cook, a place to share all things homemade, homegrown and homecooked.

I’ve been making, growing and cooking stuff for years and now I’ve decided it’s time to share some of that creativity and hopefully inspire others to have a go.   309 more words