blue raspberries

July 16, 2009 at 10:40 am 1 comment

Blue raspberries 2008*

I quite like the idea of eating blue food and I think I’d be rich if I was cultivating blue raspberries.  Sadly it’s a trick of the eye and the camera does lie.   I’ve just found a handful of photos taken last summer when I was playing around the different colour/effects settings on a mobile phone.  I’m really pleased not only because my 2008 allotment folder now has something in it but because there’s a video recording of George earthing up the spuds which kept us going until Christmas.

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Henri’s soft fruit last year

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  • 1. mangocheeks  |  July 21, 2009 at 1:36 pm

    I love these photographs of work in progress.

    Blue raspberries. Imagine…


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