Category Archives: free food

happy new year

we’ve been busy, celebrating birthdays cooking a lot of stuff eating most of it enjoying our new home celebrating christmas with friends eating more stuff i feel a diet coming on

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blackberries

today’s foraging haul 5lbs blackberries stored in the freezer for deliciousness in the winter

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summer

not that i want to wish my life away, but it looks like summer is nearly over……thank god…… looking back over my photos, i don’t seem to have done very much, other than a very stressful trip back to the … Continue reading

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springtime

apparently we’ve had the coldest March for 31 years and I suspect we will have had the wettest April for ages too, by the time it’s over. We’ve had a lot of rain this year, quite a lot of flooding … Continue reading

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cherries

it’s been a fantastic year for cherries here, the big tree next to the house doesn’t seem to have suffered for having half it’s roots severed by the foundations going in, some if it is a bit tricky to pick … Continue reading

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garden fits and other failures

lets talk about crop failures, because i wouldn’t want to give the impression that it’s all marvellous, this self-sufficiency lark. It’s not, it’s bloody hard work, the weather is relentless at both ends of the spectrum, too much water when … Continue reading

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the fruit aisle

there is nothing quite like wandering down the fruit aisle and tasting everything, only my fruit aisle’s are not like supermarket aisle’s there’s a full on interaction from the very beginning until the very end. When you you are in … Continue reading

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