Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Strawberries

Away back at the beginning of the rainy season we planted some strawberry cuttings which we received from another family.  Given our dubious record as horticulturalists we had doubts whether these plants would ever survive.  Thanks to the attention of Moses, (a secondary school student who helps us around the house) we've finally been able to enjoy the taste of a fresh strawberry the last few days.  I was told today that Ugandans don't really consider berries 'real' food; they're just for children.  We on the other hand, nibbled away on our treat with immense satisfaction.

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