The on-island Yoga class was gathering round and about to start. Entering into the chit chat, I had announced that we had bought Roland’s chickens. Roland was a Swiss itinerant carpenter. We had given Roland his very first paying job on the island. He was also a pretty popular guy. Before taking his leave from [...]

By |December 27th, 2019|Categories: General|0 Comments

Hazelnuts (Filberts) and the Edge Effect

Maturing hazelnuts at the end of August are still in their green ruffled bonnets. They give us a lot of pleasure at that time of year just to marvel at, and later provide tasty and healthy food. The brown hazelnuts are harvested in October when they start falling from the bonnets. The bonnets turn brown [...]

By |October 18th, 2016|Categories: General|0 Comments