An Apple a Day (is not enough!)

Autumn. There are many things to love about this most anticipated of seasons (yes, even more anticipated than Christmas, 'cos winter's after that). Everyone will say it's the sweaters, the layers, the changing colours and the casting off of sweaty, sand scoured mosquito bites that they love most; but for me, it's always about The … Continue reading An Apple a Day (is not enough!)

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Work With Your Land, Not Against It

Rather than being discouraged by the fact that I will never be able to grow a decent tomato here, I've learned the lesson that working with the land I have is easier on both my wallet and my heart than fighting with it.