Saturday, 19 October 2013

apple picking time

Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future. — Niels Bohr (attrib.)
Our apple glut is reaching fruition, so it’s time to start harvesting.  Shall we pick them today, or tomorrow?  Let’s have a look at the BBC weather forecast.  It says today will be dry up until this evening, then rain continuing for most of tomorrow.  Great, let’s harvest today, then.

Off out into the garden, picking apples.  We’d been out, ooh, must have been all of five minutes, when … you’ve guessed it, it started to rain!

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