Apricot

Many many years ago I ate a fresh apricot in France and it was a revelation. N ot the chewy, sour bullets that pass for apricots in the supermarket but a juicy, fresh, delicious little fruit and from that mo...

Juicy

Our juice is back from the press and our apples have made much more than I thought they would - sixty four 75cl bottles! W e packed them up in large cardboard boxes and took them over to a small commercial pr...

Brace yourself…

Storm Abigail has been sweeping across the British Isles and while we weren't at the centre of it here in Hampshire, we have had some strong winds. Ifound the chucks huddled together in the nesting box behin...

Amber R.I.P

While we were on holiday last week one of our chickens died.  My poor sister was house-sitting and it has been rather upsetting for all of us. A lthough the chook had been a little withdrawn before we went aw...