It's just I haven't really liked apples for the majority of my adult life.
Yesterday saw me being served up with a moderately over-priced but quite yummy mixed cheese ploughman's which came complete with shiny Braeburn.
I reckon that it's a good thing to revisit foods that you've abandoned eating every once in a while, just to see if you made the right decision.
Mrs The Millbrooker was sufficiently astonished that I was actually going to eat the serpent's juicy bauble, having never done so in her presence before, that I had to wait until the camera was poised to capture the fateful moment. The resultant shot is the one above.
I'm pleased to report that whilst I won't be going out of my way to chomp down on a myriad such fruit, I also won't be avoiding them in quite the way that I have done in the past.
Perhaps it's time to revisit celery. On the other hand, celery is undoubtedly still a horrid putrid thing of no benefit to man nor beast.