Monthly Archives: April 2013

Gathering by the river

Many rivers, in fact.  Large bodies of water seem to have been a bit of a theme this summer and the kids have swum, jumped, wallowed and frolicked in lakes, oceans, creeks, ponds, streams, swimming holes and everything in between. … Continue reading

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An apple a day

Four years after arriving here and starting to plant things, we have produce – well, producing – in large enough quantities to eat plenty and store some.  I stewed eight kilos of apples a while ago for when we need … Continue reading

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