Tag: jam

  • Plums into jam

    Plums into jam

    We have a Victoria plum tree and this year it has been particularly productive so I’ve been making plum jam.

  • Crochet swimsuit, redcurrant jam, and an old video of Elizabeth

    Crochet swimsuit, redcurrant jam, and an old video of Elizabeth

    I crocheted myself a pair of bathers. I’m not sure whether I’ll wear them in public. The colour matches my skin a bit too closely and makes it look like I’m wearing nothing. It was fun to make though. Yesterday I picked some redcurrants and stewed them up to make jam. I used water, redcurrants, […]

  • Turkey neck and gardening

    Turkey neck and gardening

    I’m trying to reduce the amount of sugar I eat, partly for health reasons and partly for vanity. I’m starting to notice the wrinkles more and more and – dare I admit it, a turkey neck! – and sugar ages you. I’ll never be able to give up chocolate but sugar sneaks into things that don’t […]