How Do You Like Them Apples

My two weeks off work continues and today we decided to go apple picking with our in-laws, niece and nephew.

It got off to a bad start when the place we went to turned out not to offer apple picking any more. And hadn’t done for about ten years! We eventually found somewhere else nearby so headed off to Milton Manor Farm.

It was a small family-run farm that offered a wide abundance of apple and pear trees ripe for picking as well as a selection of other fruits and vegetables. With bags at the ready we headed to the orchard and proceeded to fill them with far too many apples than we actually needed. We then swapped over to the pear trees and decided that we only needed a few of these and not the two-hundred-weight like we had of apples.

Picking your own fruit isn’t cheap and so after handing over nearly £20 for some apples we headed home trying to figure out just what we were going to do with all the fruit we’d picked…