Daily Archives:August 28th, 2015

Pick your own

Block’s Farm Market, in Romulus, Michigan, is a great place.

I particularly liked the way they sell sweetcorn: a tractor drives in from the nearby field towing a couple of trailers, and you just help yourself. You pack as many as you can fit in two large bags, for $5. It’s also, I have to say, perhaps the best sweetcorn I’ve ever tasted.


The times, they are a-changin’


Having bought a large number of items on Amazon this week, I felt there was a certain irony about this sign at a bricks-and-mortar store…



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