Mushy tomatoes and old French ladies

Latest Sunday Telegraph column here. I’m now safely home, tomato seeds stuck between kitchen paper  in a bottom drawer. Chances of forgetting what they are at some stage between now and next March and throwing them all in the bin? About 90 per cent I think. Oh, and please forgive the final repetitive paragraph – being a holiday-addled idiot I pressed send on the email before checking for errant copy… doh.