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September Skies and The Harvest Moon

September is the meteorological start of the Autumn and was named by the Romans as 'seventh month', when March used to start the year. That would be lovely wouldn't it? If we could just skip January and February. During September, the length of the day will shorten by an average of 2 hours across the… Continue reading September Skies and The Harvest Moon

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Harvest Moon – Lavender Shortbread

Is the Harvest Moon the most romantic of moons? maybe.....for me it is impossible to hear its name and not conjure Neil Young playing in the background, a golden field and a couple in the foreground dancing together, maybe in a rustic country barn at the end of the harvest celebrations. Fanciful I know, but… Continue reading Harvest Moon – Lavender Shortbread

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Plum + Cinnamon Jam…(and what I have learnt about jam making)

We spent a lovely morning over the weekend fruit picking. The sun was shining low in the sky, the first hint of Autumn in the chill in the air and the pumpkin patches stretching for miles, dotted with baby Pumpkins that will spend the next 6 weeks getting fat for Halloween. We came away with… Continue reading Plum + Cinnamon Jam…(and what I have learnt about jam making)