Nowadays, kids think that peas come out of the freezer in a packet. But down the centuries, many artists have painted pictures of people shelling peas.
The Swedish painter Carl Larsson has a family with a whole bushel of peas to process 
Just four years later, Thomas Kennington painted “Chatterboxes”
And last month I looked round Lord Leighton’s ‘Silk Room’ with Liz, where we saw “Shelling Peas” by John Everett Millais, dating back to 1899.
And I remembered that I’d planted a peas under a bamboo ‘wigwam’ – and that I’d forgotten all about them.
So this morning I harvested the entire crop before church. ALL SIX PODS!
They tasted great [but we had Sainsbury’s potatoes, courgettes and carrots too – otherwise the meal would have been rather meagre]
All I am saying is…