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Sloes and sloe gin recipe

Early October is  time to start the annual hunt for sloe berries.  Sloes are the fruit of the blackthorn trees which grow quite freely...

Next year’s allotment plan

So much for this year's growing.  I am now starting to think actively about next year's allotment plan. I will certainly put in another...

The peacock plague

Last week I was driving through the centre of our Suffolk village on some errand or other when I had to swerve suddenly to avoid...

Successes and failures in the allotment

We are now well into October, and a good time to think about the successes and failures in the allotment. It's only 4 months...

Bells bell towers and bell ringing

Within one mile of our home we have not one but two magnificent medieval churches. Recently I was lucky to be given a conducted...

How Chinese medecine cured eczema

I was reading this week about suggested cures for eczema and other related dermatological complaints.  These treatments included cognitive behavioural therapy, investigative procedures for...

How to avoid Alzheimer’s Disease

If like me you won't see 70 years again you'll be well and truly in the high risk age group likely to suffer from...

Local market shopping and saving money

Since I retired and we've got the hard graft of the home move behind us I've been able to take more of an interest...

Cricket day out at Lord’s

One of the benefits of reaching the age of 70 is you stand to get some pretty good birthday presents, and one of mine...

Aches and pains and retirement health

The years roll on and after a while your body starts to remind you of all the knocks and bruising it’s had in the...