Sun Choked

There are not too many places in this great country of ours where one can look up into clear blue skies, absorb the soulfully warming rays of the scintillating orange sun... and feel absolutely frozen to the bone! In addition to its short seasons, dry air and innately dense, clay soils, our town is also … Continue reading Sun Choked

Cereal Offender

The evidence was scattered, to say the least! Strips of the sturdy outer coverings, aggressively ripped from the possessors innocent and fragile selves, were carelessly thrown in all directions. Bodies, somewhat dismembered, lay strewn across the floor. A sloppy execution coupled with a hasty cleanup attempt provided detectives with a perplexing enigma to solve. The … Continue reading Cereal Offender

A slice of Sol’ Lifting Pie

“Secret's in the sauce.” - Sipsey (Film: Fried Green Tomatoes) Eventually there comes a point in a cool-climate gardener's calendar when one has to face the colder reality and accept that those immature, Solanum Lycopersicum, fruits of your summer labour, just ain't gonna ripen! Rather than cry in a green-waste deluge over the lost juicey-red … Continue reading A slice of Sol’ Lifting Pie