|My parents' fig tree ...|
My father has been collecting figs since late July and putting them in the freezer. He rang Claire one evening to check if bird-pecked figs would be acceptable. She assured him they would and who am I to argue?
|... with abundant fruit|
|Figs: green on the outside ...|
|... but purple inside|
The wine has an unusual colour - dark pink with a hint of brown. It does not have a great taste at the this stage. There is a nutty trace that bodes ill. Still, I can now tick the letter F off my alphabet.
|Fig Wine in its demijohn - 4 days after straining. The 'hint of brown' has gone|