Monthly Archives: April 2014

Fill That Hole

Down to Lecce yesterday ( hence no post yesterday, sorry) to buy the Imhoff septic tanks in a big white van. One of my joys in the UK was hiring white vans either to move my own stuff around or … Continue reading

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Dig That Hole Man

Work clothes this morning as we are to move the house if not into the 21st century then at least into the late 20th century. The apply named Pozzo Nero or black hole is to be replaced with a proper … Continue reading

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Blush Grows Up

After one of my recent rants about the appalling weather this April ( and yes it is still raining here ) my daughter in Hong Kong e mailed to say she was sitting near the beach, it was 28C and … Continue reading

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Happy Farmers

Is there such a thing I wonder ? I’m sure they are in terms of home life and indeed to many a farmers life is an idyllic one being close to the soil and in many ways very much your … Continue reading

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Early Morning Delivery

I had a dream, and in my dream I dreamt that the milkman came and delivered several bottles of milk. I heard the glass clink as he put them on the doorstep and I heard the van drive away.   … Continue reading

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Soggy Days Are Here Again

Well after tempting us with a small taste of Spring the weather returned to normal today, rain, wind, and low flying clouds. It is due to last for a week they say. So after a very soggy walk I returned … Continue reading

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Paquetta Revisited

I mentioned the other day how cucina povera was capturing the imagination of foodies the world over and yesterday we had three courses of the famed style of cooking. It is turning into a big business down here in Puglia … Continue reading

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