I knew all about waxed discs and setting points, what fruit made good jam and where the best blackberries grew. I loved it.
We had a curmudgeonly cat called Dilly, who insisted on joining us on blackberrying trips, She would pad along beside, complaining all the way and eventually tuck herself into the hedgerow and wait for us to come back.
It was my specific job to hand my mother the waxed disc, then dip the cellophane covers into a saucer of water and shake off the excess, and then hand her the rubber bands. When I went to bed on a Summer's evening I could hear the cellophane covers 'pinging' as they dried. It was the soundtrack of my childhood.
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The VIP Club is free to join - at the moment - but this will not be the case in the future as we have big plans . . . .
IT'S COMPETITION TIME!
For our first competition
we have the mega prize of an
Excalibur Dehydrator worth £298.99 !!!
Brand new and unused it is a valuable piece of equipment which
will vastly extend your repertoire of food preservation
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The winner will be chosen at random from all of the VIP Club members
on my birthday - 30 September 2017 23:59 GMT
( we love a bit of drama . . . )