Welcome to September’s visual diary…
From The Forest
Blackberries! Plump and juicy this year due to spring rains.
Wild hazelnuts have been falling for some time – in previous
years we tried harvesting them, but they are too small and
are best left for the animals in the forest to enjoy…
In The Garden
This year the potato patch was much larger – planted with
Mona Lisa, a firm red-skinned variety, Samba and Charlotte
potatoes – we have harvested nearly 100 kilos which will go
into the cellar for winter months.
On The Menu
Lunch in the garden. A grillade, or bbq, under the pergola…
Blackberry and mulberry jam. Aubergines from the potting shed
and cepes from the mountains of Cerdagne.
Mademoiselle Célestine is settling into ‘rural life’ and her
name is now featured on the letterbox – she is now well known
by the postlady as she receives many special gifts from the