‘A’ is for Apple

‘A’ is for Apple

And so, as the year turns onwards, we find ourselves harvesting apples and picking the first of the rich black brambles. Our apple trees this year are absolutely laden with fruit and we have had to start picking early to lighten the load and prevent some of the older...
“Lamb’s Tails” for Candlemas

“Lamb’s Tails” for Candlemas

It’s hard to remember but Candlemas day, February 2nd, was a bright and sunny day this year and since then we have had cold weather, snow, sleet and low temperatures. Perhaps there is truth in the ancient rhyme: “If Candlemas day be dry and fair, The half o’...
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