It couldnOt have tasted more apple-y if IOd scrumped
the fruit direct from the tree myself.
Fat Bob, Soapy, Wee Eck and Wullie were Scotland's usual suspects when apples were scrumped
and greenhouse windows broken.
In the best traditions of English improvisation, they scrumped
apples from suburban gardens where windfalls would otherwise rot on the ground, and produced a `cyder nouveau' that scooped prizes in its wake.
As a child he almost drowned while swimming a river burdened with a swag of fruit he'd scrumped
apples, found hens' nests that had laid away from Dockers Farm and we skated on thick ice in the spinney (winters were good back then).
He was born and bred there, fished in the river and scrumped
apples and collected birds' eggs and went to school there.
Growing up in Castle Street, opposite Raglan's Beaufort Hotel, Dai played in the orchard and scrumped
apples - in the services, Dai's stealth mission was much more serious than that.
Say what you will, but that six-year-old never scrumped
We have the lowest GDP and the worst health of the UK nations and our gas and oil reserves under the seas off our coast are about to be scrumped
I could sit and listen to the more mature generation and clubland raconteurs all day, for the wisdom they impart, the values they still hold dear and - let's not get too serious here - their spanking good yarns about a scrumped
apple here and a snatched kiss there.
And I am fairly sure an sour and under-ripe, maggot-bitten apple scrumped
from a garden does not constitute serious theft.