Jess has written some lovely words about a couple of my other passions – thank you! And I think our friends would like to know a few things about her too. Jess is the person who’s behind the scenes online. She did a fabulous job with the design of our site, and apart from her duties here as Webmistress, social media advisor and marketing maestro, she has a few other passions.
She’s a keen gardener with a passion for growing strawberries — she cultivates a number of different varieties. Besides strawberries, her garden is filled with other unusual edible plants (have you heard of cucamelons, inca berries, asparagus peas and the lemonade tree?). While her garden is small, she’s managed to produce a remarkable crop of cucamelons, so many that she’s had to pickle them in order to keep up with the number of fruits produced! Here’s a picture of her freshly pickled cucamelons. They taste just like little pickled cucumbers but with a twist of lemon. Read more →