Walking down by Chichester Harbour – we came across a wild apple tree with some delicious, small cherry red apples – about half the size of a normal apple. This couple of kilos will make us a very nice crumble.
And on the way home, some friends asked us if we could shift some oak from a tree that they had just cut down – yes we can!
I couldn’t fit much more in the bus weight-wise! This must have weighed around a ton. I drove home slowly! That’s next year’s wood sorted.
In German, ‘A Lot of Wood Stacked In-front of the House’ can have a whole different meaning! But it is also traditionally a sign of being well prepared for winter in the Black Forest.
Old habits die hard – so I have been stacking wood in-front, behind and at the sides of the house. Two cubic metres (loose) worth.
It was a couple of hours of good solid work: I’m pleased with the results. That should keep us nice and toasted over the winter!
This is a very interesting article. I don’t know about your area but we are inundated with conkers around this time of year. Fascinating!