Twiglet Style Pre-holiday to do Lists

We have just come back from a lovely holiday. We don't go away on holiday very much, and so, as departure day drew closer, the lists came out. There are many things to be done before Twiglet Homestead is deprived of our presence. This holiday was an 11-day visit to Christchurch, so the to-do list…

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The Nutty Season

Technically, it's nutty season all year at my place. But Autumn is walnut-gathering season. Having a big walnut tree is marvelous. It has kept me with enough nuts for my homemade muesli all year. We just have to keep up with the gathering with wet weather lurking around so we don't end up with rotten…

Gather Ye Walnuts While Ye May

This afternoon I was feeling remarkably awake. These days I'm often feeling like a fat, tired sloth, running on not enough sleep, so I was quite pleased with myself for the┬ápresence of some energy. One of the things I did was harvest some walnuts from the large walnut tree beside our driveway. I should have…