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Dorothy Hartley: Verjuice

I’ve been reading Lost World: England 1933-1936, a collection of essays by Dorothy Hartley, originally written for the Daily Sketch Newspaper. ¬†Dorothy was an eccentric, a wanderer, and a writer, whose prose style was that of a novelist or perhaps … Continue reading

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Pheasants and Pear Trees

The end of January is the close of pheasant season in England. The Beater’s Shoot marks the day at the end of the season when the paying guns are done, and the beaters take guns in hand. At this point … Continue reading

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Back at the Broome

I have returned to Broome Farm for a visit about six months after my departure, and it’s almost like I never left.¬† So lovely to slip right back into drinking some amazing cider outside the cellar with the regulars at … Continue reading

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