In autumn begins my busiest time of the year, the harvest season. In my garden I pick apples, plums, quinces and grapes and I have a lot to do to process the fruit and often I just give them away 🙂
This year we had many grapes and my husband and I decided to make wine and Tsipouro (grape brandy).
What is Tsipouro and how is it made? For me that was a completely new topic, the world of spirits distillery.
After harvesting, we squeezed the grapes and filled them in large containers. The grapes were about 30 days inside and the sugar fermented into alcohol. The juice became wine and from the fermented grapes we made Tsipouro. Continue reading Autumn with Cat, Fish Bones and Tsipouro
It is currently very cold in Greece. The last days it rained constantly and a cold wind blew, I could not take walks with the dogs.
But bad weather is also perfect weather for all Amigurumi and crochet fans. Rain and storm – awesome. My program looks like this: I light the wood stove, make coffee, store crochet hook and wool around me and get started!!!
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As a support for the coming year I crocheted a protection symbol: the Ankh. the oldest, symbolic religious cross.
The ankh can be found at almost all the temples, murals and burial sites in Egypt and was already used around 2650 BC.
Continue reading Ankh, the key of life