The blog of photographer and musician, Kim Ayres

Seasonal adjustment

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It's that time of year again.

Out with the children at the weekend to pick and fill our first tub (see Rogan's post for more info).

Have made a slight change to the header.
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12 comments

Dr Maroon said...

everything all right? I'm sozzled.

Attila The Mom said...

Hehehe. I like it!

debra said...

how do you make a bramble crumble? Is it like a cobbler? or a crisp?

Kim Ayres said...

Dr Maroon - the day ends in a Y, so it's to be expected. Still a bit pissed off about the Haemochromatosis, but other than that I'm not to bad thanks.

Atilla - thank you :)

Debra - check here

Sandy said...

I see Rogan has spotted the maggot problem, but I see no mention of the height above which brambles should be picked.I should say over 3 feet, perhaps slightly higher in the vicinity of great danes and motorway laybys.
I can retire now knowing my public duty is seen to. Hope you don't have to go out and repick the entire crop.

Sandy

PI said...

Hope you didn't get wet.

Kim Ayres said...

Sandy - don't worry, from the age of 3 Rogan was taught to avoid picking the ones too low down. And we never take them from the side of the road.

Pat - we're fair weather bramble hunters, or at least not-raining bramble hunters

The Birdwatcher said...

Excellent header.

Amy said...

Happy new season. Raspberries are almost ripe (again) in middle America.

Kim Ayres said...

Birdwatcher - I've a funny feeling you suggested the title last year and I remembered it when we were out picking them this year

Amy - mmMMMmmmm... raspberries...

Conan Drumm said...

Ah, the return of the brambling, bearded One! Almost ripe here but your's would be a little earlier being more northerly/easterly.

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