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weekly photo challenge: my 2012 in pictures

December 28, 2012

My year started with 56lbs of potatoes and looks as if it’s going to end with a different 56lbs of potatoes.

Along the way I’ve made potato icing for a Christmas cake (twice – moomins, and a nod in the direction of Lord of the Rings), found some blue potatoes, made cinnamon potato bread, put eyes on a particularly misshapen potato, dealt with a parsnip glut, made pikelets and bakestone cakes, dealt with a beetroot glut and a leek glut and a chilli glut, found ways to make celeriac edible ,  made chocolate bunnies, sold a painting, gone through a lot of weather, sat on a beach, made elderflower cordial, eaten fish and chips, celebrated summer with strawberries, pineapple and cake, and made an awful lot of cake. What with the potatoes and the cake, it’s a wonder we aren’t all really fat….

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  1. jessica meredith permalink
    December 29, 2012 8:20 pm

    I think’ mean potato’ wins,second prize to’ Peaches and moomin’ and what beautifully grown beetroots…..did you see Tove Jansson documentaty on BBC 4? It’s on iplayer.We seem to have a new kitten it is soo adorable we are going to call it Oishi which is japanese for delicious,he has a pink nose !!! and little pink paw pads and green eyes and will make your Beloved sneeze a treat.Thanks for all the great writing,could you make it stop raining now please . x

    • December 30, 2012 1:05 am

      Thanks. Not sure about delicious kittens – are you going to eat it?? Rain’s stopped…

  2. December 30, 2012 5:22 pm

    Nice selection. Happy 2013! 🙂

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