Today's top tips:
1. Don't wear shorts;
2) take a tall companion or crooked stick.
Still we had a reasonable haul in a short time - about 3lbs fruit, not including the ones I ate (only the ones that were so ripe they fell apart in my hand, honest).Now Husband plans to makes blackberry liqueur. And rhubarb (we have a lot in the garden) liqueur. And sloe gin.
Before I went to work this morning I mentioned that a friend was given rhubarb liqueur. He then spent a large part of the morning looking up recipes and is very excited at the prospect of something for nothing - except the cost of the vodka/gin/rum and sugar ...