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Weekly Update: Harvest of Apples and Veg from Big Mama's garden, Challenges getting harder, Jazz in the Square - Fitz’s In Bloom

There isn't much this week because work has been busy and I've also been trying to focus on editing the novel which is finally making some sense.

Harvest of Apples and Veg from Big Mama's garden

Big Momma (aka my mother aka Ma) harvested some apples from her apple tree. She's really into gardening so I'm going to collect some later on. I'll probably have them in a smoothie. 


These are the cucumbers. They won't look like cucumbers in the supermarket because those are graded and sorted for sale. However if you worked on a farm or you garden, you'll know that vegetables comes in all shapes and sizes. However for aesthetic reasons, supermarkets only take certain produce. In fact, there is probably some regulation else where. A long time ago, when the basic and thrift range was trendy, the supermarkets used to sell odd-shaped vegetable and fruit on the cheap. However they don't look aesthetically pleasing and most people thought there was something wrong with it. I used to until I went back packing and worked on a farm for a few weeks. 

I actually graded peaches for TESCO, we had about three grades. What happened to the odd shaped fruit? They were sent to manufacturing plants, or if the farmer only supplied supermarkets unfortunately they'd go to waste. 

52 Week Money Challenge Getting Harder

It's getting harder and I don't know how long I afford to put the full amount in the money jar.  It's unrealistic, I know I've said this before but it really is. If you do want to save money regularly, go and  seek financial advice or look to how you can open up a decent savings account. Note, that is also the fact some of the money in the jar has lost value, due to the downturn of the pound. 
I'm going to keep going and see where I end up. Hopefully not with a jar of IOUs.

Jazz in the Square - Fitz's In Bloom


Fitz’s In Bloom is a pop up bar in the Russell Square, so basically it's a take on Bloomsbury. There was a nice jazz band with a cool double bass.
It was set up in a corner of the square and people could order cocktails, and relax in the nice balmy evening weather. 




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