apples and autumn

apples3So I kinda gave up on the ole’ blog for a while…things were busy…but we’re back:) New term, new season and a new chapter!

University is closed this week as it’s Golden Week (in celebration of October 1st 1949 the memorial day for the founding of the People’s Republic of China). Woooho! So today we drove out to the countryside with friends. It was a beautiful day. We took a boat ride along our border and picked apples along the way…far too many apples!!! but hey let the apple recipes begin:)

Which can only mean one thing, we are nearly at my favourite season in this city…autumn! Colourful leaves on the trees, chunky sweaters, big mugs of tea and Granny’s apple crumble (well unfortunately not Granny’s)!

…and let’s be honest with autumn here it means Christmas (my alllllll time fave) is basically around the corner! And this year it’s gonna be a pretty exciting one…in Ireland!
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