When I bought a house in a small village near the Kis Balaton in Western Hungary, I only ever intended it to be a weekend/holiday getaway. But village life has worked its magic and now I find it hard to leave.

2019 Grateful 24: Green Tomato Day

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The responsibility that comes with having a garden weighs heavily…

2019 Grateful 27: Pass the Zucchini

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I'm at a loss as to how to explain to her-next-door that there…

2019 Grateful 28: Wallowing like Buffalo

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It's all happening in the village today. Well, technically, it's…

2019 Grateful 33 - Édes cseresznye

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Operation Cherry was a moderate success. I managed to save some…
Cherry blossom

Operation Cherry Begins

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When I turn down an invitation to a lamb birthday BBQ, it's serious.…

Life-or-death decisions

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Not once, but two or three or four times a day, I make life-or-death…

2019 Grateful 34: Fields of Red

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I found myself explaining recently that my summer travel would…

The long way home

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I'm not one for taking a walk just to walk. I do it, of course,…
potatoes

The price of potatoes

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When I was at home last, Boss was complaining about the price…