“Hot-cross buns!” BY MOTHER GOOSE Hot-cross buns! Hot-cross buns! One a penny, two a penny, Hot-cross buns! If you have no daughters, Give them to your sons; One a penny, two a penny, Hot-cross buns! Or, better still, I say keep them and eat them yourself!!
Welcome to my 2020 Advent KAL—short for knit-along—I’ve decided to bring this forward to Thursday 5 November given the impending lockdown. I’m hoping it will be something to help us all look forward!
This little fella was following me round last time I was in the garden, hoping I’d made his life a bit easier and had unearthed some worms for him.
Time to clean the greenhouse or cold frame and get seeds planted. Aubergines, chillies and tomatoes. Beetroot, courgettes, cucumber, squash,lettuce to name but a few.
It is the life of the crystal, the architect of the flake, the fire of the frost, the soul of the sunbeam. This crisp winter air is full of it.” – John Burroughs
I’ve always fancied foraging for wild edible plants. I have berries at the allotment in the plot and in the hedgerow. I like them because they don’t always require preparation and cooking and, added to vodka or gin they are amazing. It would be great to find nuts and mushrooms too. Our world really is…