Maggie Turner: Page by Page

Future Shock

Another busy day in the heat and humidity. My morning was spent canning 4 litres of garden Tomatoes, as Tomato Sauce. There are more tomatoes coming, eventually, when they ripen. If the freezing weather arrives …

Another Heat Wave!

We have had lovely autumn weather for the last few weeks, but it hasn’t lasted, summer wants one more shot at dominating the weather. The humidity has steadily risen through the day, and the temperature …

27 Years Ago

About 27 years ago I bought a used and battered book for “recreational” reading. It was called “Let Us Now Praise Famous Men”. It was written in 1936, by James Agee, the photographs in it …

First Frost

Attila struggles with his health issue where he works, at the best of times. The heat is extreme year round, 40C or hotter, particularly where he has to perform his tasks. He had been slowly …

7-Eleven

This year’s garden has so far been a huge success. Attila’s efforts have been rewarded. He spent hours watering and tending the garden, every single day of the week. It is now producing all sorts …