Pumpkin Patch 2017

Every year we go to the same Pumpkin Patch as a matter of habit. We take the same old pictures with a bunch of pumpkins and scarecrows and try to sneakily take photos of others doing the same thing. These are photos for this year – maybe we will try another patch in 2018.  

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What is a Pumpkin Patch?

I have been in this country for a long time, and one of the things that intrigued me when I got here was seeing a bunch of pumpkins, in piles, surrounded by scarecrows during the month of October. People usually visit pumpkin patches to choose a pumpkin for Halloween to make jack-o’-lanterns and to decorate […]

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In A Pumpkin Patch

Honestly, we do not celebrate Halloween (a yearly celebration observed in a number of countries on October 31st), however we do enjoy visiting our local pumpkin patch every year. So many shades of brilliant orange, yellow and green colours in one place, so much variety of squash and super-sized pumpkins!

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Visiting a Pumpkin Patch makes me think of making Soup

Today we went a pumpkin patch. So many pumpkins in one place! The weather is getting gentler, the sun milder and a little more kind. Why not make some soup? “Are these pumpkins good for soup.” I asked the handsome pumpkin man. “Not really,” he replied. “ They are mainly used to make Jack-o’-lanterns for […]

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