Mr Thorne, Northumberland County Councillor for the Shilbottle ward, had visited as a child to deliver milk and scrump
AS a boy Trevor Thorne regularly scaled the walls of Embleton Hall to scrump
an apple or two from its orchard.
As the son of a dairy farmer in Northumberland, Trevor Thorne visited Embleton Hall as a child to deliver milk and scrump
Alas, kids don't scrump
apples nowadays: the rush of spiriting away manky fruit doesn't hold a candle to hot-wiring a vehicle.
We lived next-door-but-one to the Parkgate Hotel, which had an orchard at the front where I learned to climb trees and scrump
with the boys.
Meanwhile, their brothers disappeared straight after breakfast, spent all day playing Tarzan or 'Forin Leejun' in the woods with breaks to scrump
apples or try to capture stray horses, returning at dusk.
I don't really need to be near many shops or anything - being in the trade, I've got a pretty well-stocked kitchen and there will always be orchards along the way to scrump
a bucket of plums, and later apples, blackberries.
WHEN I was a child, I went with my brother and his friend into a neighbour's garden to scrump
You always used to scrump
the best fruit - and for city folk, that meant pinching it while the owner wasn't looking.
The company manufactures cookie batter and has a product line of baked products including Scrumps
Mini Gourmet Cookies and Fern's Mandel Toast.
Ah, a bag of scrumps
from our local fish and chip shop