Pears and pests

I proudly photographed my swelling Conference pears and discovered an unwelcome visitor! A pear slug – the internet tells me these slugs are not good and I should get rid of them. Not quite sure how at this point.

Autumn Fruit

Autumn arrived suddenly, two weeks ago while we were sleeping. It is a season which always feels like a journey to me, rather tired and messy, although still filled with gifts, and a journey which will take me into the darkness of winter. It feels like a last chance to ‘see’ before my eyes turn…