Monthly Archives: August 2012

End of Winter

August 22, 2012, 5:05 am by Heather Webster

Being different has benefits. Under cold wet skies, the wizened bark of almond trees stirs with new life before all the other trees. The fuzzy grey buds split and fragile white blossoms brave the freezing winds. Almond nectar is sparse but the first available. The delicate blossoms are a small investment to achieve pollination before … Continue reading

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Oranges and Lemons

August 1, 2012, 9:43 am by Heather Webster

There are no Bells of St Clements here but plenty of fragrant citrus. Oranges, lemons, limes, now my cumquats are ready but how much marmalade can one family eat. Answer a lot because marmalade is not just for breakfast toast it teams deliciously with cheeses both soft and hard. It combines sharp, sweet and tangy … Continue reading

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