Darkest Fruit

Before moving to France 13 years ago I had always dreamed of having an orchard and indulging in a variety of homely pursuits like baking apple pies from my own apples and creating jams and conserves from my prizewinning strawberries and raspberries.  We now have the good fortune to have just such an orchard and…

“Life is just a bowl of Cherries”

There is a garden in her face Where roses and white lilies grow; A heav’nly paradise is that place Wherein all pleasant fruits do flow. There cherries grow which none may buy, Till ‘Cherry ripe’ themselves do cry.                      Thomas Campion (1567 – 1620)    …