Sandringham

Sandringham Estate, autumnal apple-picking at the orchards of the Queen's beloved Norfolk country house.  This is the first time I've ever been apple picking in England; it's definitely a much different, more organic experience than apple picking in New England where everything is engineered to entertain. There were no cider donuts or hay bales, just [...]

Sweet Berry Farm

Our annual apple picking excursion to Sweet Berry Farm. A clash of seasons. Summer flowers and berries, autumn apples, winter Christmas trees. And it was *hot*.  Maybe a little too early for apple picking, but I was glad to be back with my family while I could, while I was home. 

Apples

Back at Sweet Berry Farm, this time for... apples! Fun fact: I discovered the farm a few years ago when searching for a place to pick apples south of Boston. And now, I've lost count of how many times I've been. I was so excited to make the trip here while I was home. It [...]