Category Archives: Quince

Keeping my pair warm in a cold spell…

I found myself in the position of Algernon Moncrieff’s manservant, Lane, this morning. There were no Passe Crassane pears to be had in the shops. “No Passe Crassane at all, Lane? “. “None, Sir. Not even for ready money”. I … Continue reading

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Of cabbages and coings….

The quinces had been sitting around for too long. They were a gift, and although not equine, I felt that I should not be looking at them in the mouth. Is it only mad people who write proverbs? Many a … Continue reading

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Quince Charming…

I could have sworn that I had saved the draft of my current post just before I set off to the shops. Not only could I have sworn but I have sworn, plumbing new depths of profanity, but in spite … Continue reading

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