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Introducing JJ Books

Illustration, Nature, Self Reliant People

This is the JJ Books blog. JJ Books is me, JJ, in book publishing mode. Most people know me as John Jackson which, loosely interpreted, means a chap who is the son of a chap. That is how I started life and how I expect to end it.

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How to ambush a cockle

My Family's Approach to Harvesting Cockles

The craft of collecting cockles is easily learnt and a great past time for those of us who are lucky enough to live near the sea. My family discovered an unusual but remarkably effective strategy for catching them: the ambush.

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How to ambush a cockle- blog

Killing aphids the clean way

No need for pesticides

When trying to grow one's own food, aphids are a real pest. In the battle against the bugs, soapy water is a great alternative to harsher pesticides.

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Killing aphids the clean way- blog

Introducing JJ Books

Illustration, Nature, Self Reliant People

This is the JJ Books blog. JJ Books is me, JJ, in book publishing mode. Most people know me as John Jackson which, loosely interpreted, means a chap who is the son of a chap. That is how I started life and how I expect to end it.

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Introducing JJ Books- blog