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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Weekly Winners 16 – 22 Nov

Managed to photograph this tiny mushroom before the lawn got mowed !!Sorry …. fairies !! Got him !!! There are two crows that have been flying around the neighbourhood and always settle on the uppermost reaches of the trees and … Continue reading

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Peek-a-boo !!!

Emerging life of agapanthus Green beans I am not a vege’ grower! I have tried … and tried … sometimes I have success !!! Yay !! But most of the time, when I try, I have one good handful of … Continue reading

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