Monthly Archives: October 2011

‘That time of year thou mayst in me behold…’*

It has been a rather grey and wet few days here,  Autumn is coming in fast now, and the trees are being blown naked as each day passes As I  had my granddaughter here for the day, we decided to … Continue reading

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Home and the Urgent Case of the Preservation of Undershaw

Living in the Lodge, as made me more aware of the stunning Victorian Houses and building we have all around us, especially in our parks I love looking at other peoples, webs sites and blogs about such places. Here in … Continue reading

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Rosehip and Apple Jelly recipe – Sunshine in a Jar

Rosehip*and Apple ** Jelly recipe Ingredients: •    2 lb/900g rosehips •    4 lb/1800g of apples. I like to use windfalls as they are usually free (good if you have  or know someone with an apple tree).  However, whatever apples you … Continue reading

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Indian Summer

INDIAN SUMMER.* These are the days when skies put on The old, old sophistries of June, — A blue and gold mistake… Here at the Lodge we are having somewhat of a ‘Indian Summer‘ , as are many places in … Continue reading

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