It is brambling time again. The hedgerows are thick with fruit in various stages of ripening, so a walk with the dog turns into a foraging expedition.
Pity about the worms. However, the way to deal with them is to drown them. First pick your blackberries, then soak in a basin of cold water. The worms emerge rather quickly, then drown. To tell you the truth it is put me off a bit!