The ‘S’ Word

I’m not going to talk about spring.

I shan’t mention it again. Because whenever I do, usually after there’s been a glimmer of sunshine, or when I’ve spotted a daffodil, the UK is suddenly beset by gale force winds or snow or torrential rain (or all three at once), and it feels like we’re in the middle of winter again. Continue reading “The ‘S’ Word”

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Rainy June

Despite the summer solstice two days ago, June has been a wash-out. While the constant rain has been good for some of our fruit, such as the rhubarb, which I’m stewing up constantly, it’s wreaking havoc with our other fruit, such as the cherries, many of which have started to rot away. Continue reading “Rainy June”