Category Archives: vegetables

Breakfast at the Blueberry Caf√© in the Midlands

I am going jump around with my posts in case boredom sets in with sea and sand posts one after the other ūüėČ Hubby and I could only book into Granny Mouse after lunch – our destination in the Midlands … Continue reading

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Sunset number one !!

First of January … sunset number 1 of 365 !!¬†¬†¬† I wanted to get sunrise this morning¬†as it would have followed yesterdays sunset but there didn’t seem much point as there wasn’t one.¬†¬† It was really really cloudy and many … Continue reading

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Libourne, Aquitaine, SW France

Day 8 of our amazing Trafalgar Tour¬† around France :¬† Up bright and early .. on our way to Libourne, then onto St Emilion for a little wine tasting and an amazing walk-about around this 8th century village. But first … Continue reading

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Meet the Gems

Remember my previous post a few weeks ago about baby gem squash growing in my garden .. Since then we’ve eaten some of them, picked whilst still about 5cm in length.¬† Under the foliage, the other day, I spotted a … Continue reading

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Baby Gem Squash

I’ve never grown them before!¬† In fact I’m not good at veggie growing but thought I’d try these little beauties!¬†¬† This is the largest one so far, being a mere 5cm in length – they shouldn’t grow much larger than … Continue reading

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It’s the simple things …

… like tripping over the sticking-up-corner of a doormat with a washing basket in arms¬†… seeing yourself falling … trying to soften the blow on the hard bricked floor by¬†stretching out one arm ¬†.. twisting in order to avoid hitting … Continue reading

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Then and .. now!

Progress of my beans .. (as posted in Weekly Winners 16 – 22 Nov) That was then …. and this is now .. I am delighted !!! I am not a veggie grower and was persuaded to grow these little … Continue reading

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