Once again the annual trek to do the broad beans has involved staring at the mass and rejoicing. They are not ripe. We even came a week later to show willing, but still they are not ripe. Unfortunately I got my weekends confused, so not only are the beans not ripe, but I am missing one of my favourite boating events of the year - Braunston! One of our team is gallivanting around London, but the other has made it and is busying around post-script hand in for her course. It is great to catch up and hear about life in the city.
without beans to menace I had a go at trimming the hedges -
The strawberry crop is HUGE so we are busy working our way through pans and pans of strawberries. When my hands stop vibrating I will freeze some and make sorbet (that's when I work out how long it will keep) with the others. Until then they can sit in my fizz