Tagged: Foraging

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Foraging for Muffins

ather than send Morgan to Holiday Club for the summer Anna and I are taking various days off work so that we can be at home with him as much as possible. Some of these are days off work at the University, others for me are days off Website Design work. Tuesday was the latter...

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Spider Crabs

Whilst on an open water swim session on Monday here at Ynyslas the water was clearer than usual so I was actually able to see the seabed. I was also able to see lots of large Spider Crabs roaming around out there. The larger ones seemed to be wandering around on the sand on their...

More Garden Produce 1

Foraging and Food at Ynyslas

With Anna’s Mum here and my parents here we feel as though we should get out and do things. Trouble is they aren’t really up to anything too strenuous and we can’t all fit in one car so we are fairly limited to local easy activities –  and of course eating lots of cakes at...

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Freshly Foraged Food

Morgan and I stopped off on our daily bike ride around Ynyslas to pick some fruit. On the menu today were big juicy blackberries and there were plenty of them. They’ve now been washed and are ready for consumption. So we  have a kitchen full of freshly foraged free food ready for the freezer. Not...

Admiring the Scenery 1

MTBing with Morgan

Morgan quite enjoys his cycling at the moment, so we had an action replay on Monday of the day we had on Friday. Once again it was bilberry picking up at Pendam followed by a picnic, a mountain bike ride and then some more bilberry picking. We went off in search of blackberries as well,...

Blueberry Picking 0

Purple Fingers and Muffins

Call them what you will, blueberries, bilberries, blaeberries, whortleberries, whinberries, winberries, windberries, wimberries, myrtle blueberries and lots of other things too such as ground hurts or fraughan depending on where you are. They are either all the same or all very closely related species of the Vaccinium genus and we picked a whole load of...

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Foraging for Food

Our forgaing for food is going well. Anna and Morgan got some more blueberries yesterday and the blackberries are almost ready. We even had a little expedition on the beach earlier in the week looking out for Razor Clams. We went armed with a bucket and a pot of salt. Apparently once you’ve found a...

Things to do in the Great Outdoors 2

Things to do in the Great Outdoors

Have you run out of things to do with the children during the school holidays yet? The weather might not be great, but that shouldn’t stop you getting out into the great outdoors and doing things with them. Blueberry Picking How about heading to the hills for some blueberry picking – You can then spend...

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Blueberry Picking

Not content with all of our garden produce we thought it was time for some foraging. I went out for a MTB ride from Pendam whilst Anna and Morgan spent an hour picking blueberries. Apparently there were loads of them and although it takes a while to pick them they got a whole pint of...