Category Archives: greengages

et dieu crea la reine claude…

As I ate my five hundredth greengage of the day I began to ponder on aw and awe and concluded ¬†how awful, meaningless and fucking annoying is the current use of awesome as a superlative particularly if Oh My God … Continue reading

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The greengage summer……..

This is the time of year when I overbuy on fruit, unlike the summer months when it can putrefy in 24 hours or less. Fruit bowls in the house are full of plums, pears and apples which make for wonderful … Continue reading

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