Monthly Archives: September 2013

My Thanks to Churchmouse …

… for granting me the hospitality of his Blog to write about my memories of Old Fleet Street http://churchmousec.wordpress.com/

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Fruit of the Earth

I’m still hoping  to pick some wild blackberries before Michaelmas Day arrives – the legend about their not being edible after that date sticks in my mind, though I note that before the Calendar was changed in the 18th Century, … Continue reading

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Town Fair

I was going to cycle out into the fields tonight to pick some blackberries. It’s Michaelmas Day in a week and a day as I write,  and the fruit are  supposed not to be edible after then, according to legend. … Continue reading

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Crab Apples

I cycled to a favourite spot of mine: a bridge over a culvert,  between our town and the next village. Along the stream the willows were still in full leaf. I’ve been getting rather lazy on my bike,  but I … Continue reading

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