“You can’t leave your mother…


…There’s the spring-onion harvest too.  ‘Tes man’s work…”

As usual, Stella Gibbons has a word for it.  But I made shift to pick my own spring onions, as they aren’t much bigger than chives.  The harvest also included rocket, green pepper, and a few late peas

1 green … the last of the Latah

2 red…and the first windfall quinces, dry but fragrant on the tongue;

3 amberand I will try not to revivify Judith Starkadder in my own person.

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