The First Courgette

On Saturday I picked and ate my first courgette (/zucchini).  Apart from some beet spinach leaves that grow all year anyway, it was the first real produce of the garden to be harvested this year, and so it felt very special.  I sliced it thickly then fried it in butter with lots of cracked blackContinue reading “The First Courgette”

The Old Woman and the Tree

Once upon a time an old woman moved into a new house.  She wasn’t a very nice woman.  She was rude and unfriendly and didn’t have any friends.  Her new neighbours soon gave up trying to be kind to her, as she was just mean and nasty in return. In the garden of the woman’sContinue reading “The Old Woman and the Tree”