Tag Archives: Rain

Gifts of the Rain

This morning I found the garden hung heavy with overnight rain.  The branches barred the way everywhere I went. The passage was closed by the rain laden branches:

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Bitter as Wine

A fig can turn to wine all by itself.  When you split it you can tell if it’s fermented – the smell of liquor hits you before it runs down your arm.  I don’t find a fermented fig appetising and … Continue reading

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Go Away, Summer Rain

I hear heavy rain outside my window.  Oh no.  My figs are ripening and what I least want is a deluge to rot the lot.  Last week we had two days of rain and some ripened fruit dropped to the … Continue reading

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