Short on words

It’s one of those posts where I appear to be stuck for words – most unlike me! And it’s not that we haven’t been busy either. Things that I enjoy in no particular order … Clouds Big wet friendly noses Self seeded turban pumpkins A road that disappears to the beach Beautiful blue skies Homegrown …

Showtime

We went to the Helensville A&P Show a couple of weeks back and this got hubby thinking. Years ago, we entered our homegrown produce into our local Kumeu A&P Show – including a rather special red onion which weighed in at approx 1.65kg (a lot). It won a First and Judges Choice beating all other entries. …

Thank you Mr B

All good things come to an end (don’t they?). The No 1 star in the kitchen has gone home. Bill has returned to the UK. The question is, will I be up to the challenge of preserving, jam and jelly making and freezing copious amounts of fruit which is still in the orchard … hmm …