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adopt an olive tree

“Adopt one of its 881 trees for a year and you’ll receive all the produce from your tree. Imagine dunking your bread in your own oil from your own tree 1,500 miles away on a hillside in Italy.”

And only 60 quid!

We do actually have an olive tree in a pot on our patio; somehow I don’t think North Somerset is quite the right climate for it to fruit, although it’s very leafy …

lets have a barbecue!

… “the Queen Mary 2 of outdoor cooking is the $35,000 Talos Outdoor Cooking Suite sold by Frontgate, a luxury goods catalog retailer. The sprawling stainless steel temple features a searing station with a restaurant-style griddle, a hardwood cutting board, two side burners to heat sauces, a warming drawer, 3/8-inch-thick cooking grates, a 16,000-B.T.U. ceramic infrared rotisserie, a bartender module with a sink and a nine-volt electronic ignition system. The company doesn’t release specific sales data, but a spokeswoman, Amy Crowley, said that fewer than 50 have been sold.”

From an article in the New York Times.