Category Archives: Harvest

Now THAT’S a Potato Harvest!

MORNING SESSION: Antonio & Ermelinda’s Field (yield: 36 sacks of potatoes each weighing 30-40 kilos); Breakfast; Our field (yield: 18 sacks); two trips on top of trailor full of potatoes to unload as respective houses; eat, drink & be merry … Continue reading

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All The World’s A Stage

It’s baling day.  It’s hot.  It’s after lunch on a Saturday. I notice this year times have already changed and the familiar rumble-chumble of the old wooden baling contraption that’s normally hired in by the village has been superceded by … Continue reading

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