Tag Archives: autumn fruit

17 September 2018

My little sweet cherry tree, which produced precisely zero cherries this remarkably fruitless year then proceeded to lose all its leaves in mid summer and look wan and sick, is suddenly in bloom. Flowers. Lots of them. What on earth … Continue reading

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11 November 2017

I have spent so much time at Pieve Suites this week that I found myself feeling quite homesick. Out here in my country home, final tomatoes need picking, quinces are falling from the tree, and crabapples and medlars are about ready … Continue reading

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25 October 2015

I’ve been taken hostage – like so many people I know – by Elena Ferrante. To the extent that earlier this week when I briefly succumbed to the stomach bug that’s doing the rounds, I did find myself wondering, guiltily, … Continue reading

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