Archive | January, 2016

Fruit Season

By September things were getting dire. Apples were so far past their best they just weren’t a pleasure to eat anymore.   There are only so many oranges you can consume, and by the end of that month their shiny skins were giving way to a dull malleability.   Kiwifruit? Done. Supermarket pineapples flown from […]

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Chicken.

To be honest I didn’t know whether to write this blog post or not. I considered ‘chickening out’ more than once.   Talking about eating meat is fraught in this day and age. It seems to cue an ardent type of anonymous social media vegan. The vegans I know personally accept our meat-eating ways and […]

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Wild Plums

  I’m sure social media has changed foraging. In this super-connected world information that used to be passed along slowly, often by meeting your neighbor at the letterbox, is now distributed to a much wider community instantly.   I love that there is still a code and etiquette about foraging information though. Very seldom are […]

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Rain

I surprised myself by having a little cry in the shower on Sunday morning. It sort of came from nowhere, a mixture of complete joy and total relief after discovering 35mm of rain in the rain gauge.   I didn’t realise until that moment just how significant rain, or lack thereof, had become.     […]

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