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An orchard in the rain
By     |    Oct 4, 2013
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An orchard in the rain

It is not raining when we start our walk and I dress Izzy in a poncho, leaving the all-in-one waterproof in the car. This turns out to be a big mistake. We cross some fields and I lift Izzy over a couple of stiles, before we reach the orchard. Rows and rows of apple trees, laden with glossy red and green fruits, stretch into the distance. Apples in their hundreds [...]

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Fruit and nuts
By     |    Sep 14, 2013
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Fruit and nuts

Autumn has arrived with a thump and the hot sunshine that characterised 2013′s wonderful summer has well and truly vanished. The drizzle that was falling when we left the house has turned into a downpour, but I am determined to carry on foraging. Izzy, in wellies and winter coat, appears to love the rain, and, splashing through puddles, is happy to follow. It seems to be a bountiful year and [...]

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