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Fruit leather

Shearing finished on the farm yesterday. I don’t envy them that job in this heat. This morning the cattle were in the shed at 5am for their vaccinations so as to be done in the cooler part of the day. … Continue reading

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Rhubarb jam

Everyone is agreed that it’s been a bad year in the garden. One plant that has thrived where others have not is rhubarb. We now have four crowns in our garden and we’ve had a bumper crop. Big Dreamer has … Continue reading

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Waste not, want not

Yesterday morning was beautiful, crisp, and frosty. We got into minus numbers on the thermometer but the sun was out so the day seemed to glow, reflecting off the oranges and golds of the autumn leaves. Morning fog rolled down … Continue reading

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Pia’s Competition No.9

I am sat on a sofa next to my fabulous friend Rafe, who is groaning at the cricket on the TV that the umpire has unquestionably made a terrible decision. Little Owl and I have traveled south to visit friends and family … Continue reading

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