150. Cider and other stuff

150. Cider and other stuff

Phwoar.   Did someone say cider? Is there a better word to describe cider than ‘scrumptious’? If there is, I’m all ears. We’ve bottled this year’s bounty and have already started drinking it. It’s so … scrumptious. There is no other word, is there? Sadly, we’ve got...
116. Important cider news

116. Important cider news

There are about 37 other bottles lined up in our hallway waiting for shelving space. It’s a sight to warm the cockles.   I’ve been remiss in updating you all on the cider progress. Bad Auntie Bulgaria. Bad. We finally got around to bottling the cider around...
In the veg garden

In the veg garden

Let’s check in on the veg garden, shall we? Because I realise I’ve hardly mentioned it since April, which is not very Gardening Bore of me at all. It’s been our best year yet for the veg garden. After we expanded it last year to make some extra new beds in front of...
Why doesn’t everyone just move abroad?

Why doesn’t everyone just move abroad?

UK readers, please tell me, why are you still there? Why haven’t you buggered off abroad yet? I don’t want to come off as an ingrate. The UK did alright by me. I turned 18 in the late 90s, a particularly optimistic time to be a Brit. I went to university when it was...
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