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Potager Y destroyed by Typhoon 11…

Was away in Indonesia for a while (see report here)… And when we returned to Japan, Typhoon 11 was there to welcome us… It has been quite a while since Shikoku has such a massive typhoon coming straight on… All … Continue reading

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Butter scotch pumpkin, Hawk’s claws chillies, etc…

Was trying to dig out an azalea plant to make space for the ‘Southern Cross’…    Slipped, fell over and hit my head on the concrete steps…  Next thing I knew was the sound of my own heavy breathing… My … Continue reading

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The sweet smell of autumn…

Ah, the days appear to be cooling off… The autumn smell is, but in the air… From the potager, ladies fingers… Long, slender, beautiful… Alongside… dried, over-ripe corn kernels that escaped the harvester’s eye… Thin, somewhat ‘undernourished’ kangkong greens… Yet, delicious … Continue reading

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