Look at the beautiful colours here, with wild rose and choke cherry and knapweed. These fruits are acidic and dry-to-the-taste. Only winter freezing sweetens them. In other words, in January they are […]
This is the best harvest in 25 years. And you get the bonus of the robins scolding you, but there’s enough to share. If not a pie, then just saskatoons with your […]
We are all just waiting now … … waiting… waiting…waiting… …turning around and waiting some more …… OK, sure, maybe getting a little impatient … … and thin … … maybe a […]
I picked this single branch of spigolds today. Look at them shining! This is the kind of apple for picking from the tree and then sharing with whoever comes by, with a […]
This is the cake my grandmother made. I used to walk 2 miles for a piece of it. 50 metres of that was across a 15 cm. wide set of planks nailed […]
In case you were wondering!
Wine making is such a romantic business.Noble Ridge Vineyard, Okanagan Falls It’s a way of selling peasant culture as elite culture.It’s done within a metaphor of capitalization. Only industrialists need apply. It […]
Julia Aleynikova is a young poet from the north east Ural mountains, who gave me six sunflower to plant while she went to Minsk for the summer. Her poem “Lady Fallen to Earth” […]
I’m loving the sun.
Autumn is a time of year when mixed maturity and loss exist together in the poignancy that for much of Western history has been the heart of art. Autumn Study: Red Cabbage, […]