"Oh damn," said Julia Hedge, "why didn't they leave room for an Eliot or a Bronte?"
Monday, 17 June 2013
Some Good Eggs. . .
I'm off on holiday shortly and the blog is taking a summer break too. But I just thought I'd post some photos from a recent egg show that we stumbled on in the town hall of Skipton, the day after we did our Yorkshire Peak Challenge. There were eggs from quite a number of different birds - geese, turkeys, ducks - and judged for colour, size, and consistency among other categories.
But you can't just judge an egg by its shell. Crack 'em open and their contents are also up for a blue ribbon.
But the most interesting category had to be this one:
No, I've never seen a wrinkled egg either. Only in Britain. . .