“All the intrigue of a murder mystery and all the painstaking, arduous pursuit of an archeological dig.” For a radish.
Even before the Romans, grain arrived in what was to become London by water, and it continues to do so today, although the mechanics of the trade have changed beyond recognition. One of the last people to move grain by water upstream from London shares her experience and the history of moving grain by water.
Apples picked to perfume a room. Undocumented apples and apples with false papers. Foundlings that could give a supermarket apple a run for its money. Others that don’t taste too good but are catnip to blackbirds. A heritage orchard in County Clare, Ireland.