Category Archives: in the kitchen

august in the garden

I am sulking. I’ve looked everywhere I can think of, and I still can’t find my camera. I’ve upended drawers, rooted through bags and coat pockets, and even took a grumpy trip to the community allotment in a thunderstorm and … Continue reading

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garlic-arama

So many of my recent posts have been about growing food. I didn’t mean it to be that way, but it does seem to take up much of my brain these days. This week is all about garlic. Well, that’s … Continue reading

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elderflower cordial

Every year I miss elderflower time. I keep reading Fay’s post about making cordial, and when we visited last year we got to taste some of hers and it really was just marvellous, yet each year I forget until it’s … Continue reading

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something and nothing

I spied these fabulous red tulips outside the local library last weekend – aren’t they gorgeous? Such a deep red. Things are buttling on nicely here. Life is a whirlwind of pottering (if pottering can ever be a whirlwind). I’ve … Continue reading

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tea from the garden

It’s been ever such a lovely day today, and I finally got chance to have a little potter in the garden this afternoon. I was in seed-planting mode, well aware I’d missed the official planting dates for some things (not … Continue reading

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spring sunshine

We’ve had some glorious sunshine this week. Today I sneaked outside and ate my lunch in the garden for the first time since September. I felt like a cat, stretched out and snoozing in the sunshine. How I dragged myself … Continue reading

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chasing my tail

I’ve been meaning to pop in, but life’s been rolling on, as you can see. It’s been raining a fair bit of course, and we got incredibly soggy walking out to Forge Dam cafe on Valentine’s day. Not many other … Continue reading

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