My tree is drooping under the weight of these little beauties. We’ve had crumble, compote and plums with chips (not really). Am running out of ideas and desire to be honest. I’ve only managed this one little painting too as I’ve got such a lot of work going on preparing for an upcoming solo exhibition in November. More on that later. I love this little square pot that I picked up in Copenhagen in the winter…….delish! Love a beautiful pot.
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Yesterday, as a family, we decided to down-tools and play hookey. We went for a very long, very wet walk and then to see Skyfall. I have to say, I’ve never been a great James Bond fan, groaning at the inevitable Christmas re-runs, but this was really good. Javier Bardem (is that him?) was a brilliant villain, so good that I dreamt of him all night…….and not in a good way. Daniel Craig was, as ever, the pistol-packing hunk. Except, he is beginning to ring a little less true. I mean, excuse me but how come, wherever he ends up, in whatever situation, arriving through whatever circumstances and however unprepared, he always has a change of clothes?…………..and always appropriate to the occasion? However, I have decided to forgive him this inaccurac
My Victoria plum tree has been groaning under the weight of a massive crop this year – so much so that the branches have had to be propped all summer.
Having left it extremely late to pick them, I had to do battle with the wasps that had moved in big time. A couple of stings on the backside later and I’ve a freezer full once more. Sometime in the middle of November, the offspring start begging me to ”drop the plum crumble habit” – but for now, they’re enjoying it. Apples next…………….aww Mum!