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Thistle while you work and errrr ………. eat!

I never knew this, did you? Artichokes are a kind of thistle and whilst we in the UK probably associate the thistle with Scotland the biggest producer of artichokes in the world is in fact Italy. They produced 486,600 metric tonnes of artichokes in 2009.

About justwilliam1959

I've been on the planet for a more than half a century and I've lost all my hair but not my enthusiasm for life, my wife, reading and music! I started my first blog; With Just A Hint Of Mayhem in February 2009. In May 2011 I began two sister blogs to that first one; With Just A Hint Of Amelia and With Just A Hint Of Learning. A while later I also added the more random Stars In My Glasses to the family :-) Feel free to check them all out and let me know what you think!

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