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The big weekend

In all the hubbub that was the last few days, I hadn’t noticed that my Chameleon orchid had flowered. This is amazing as it last graced us with its beauty 6 years ago! 799 more words


Harvest time, vol 2

The days are slowly getting shorter, the grass doesn’t need cutting every week and I’m thinking about getting the rake out. It must be August! 219 more words


lunch and a spot of baking….

OK, normally you see pictures of beautiful buildings here, so apologies if you’re disappointed by the occasional lapse into other matters.  The strap line for the site however, is beer, food photographs, so that’s my get out. 287 more words


Party perfect people!

Having survived my ordeal in Hove last week when I was ‘rescued’ by the life guard (I don’t think I mentioned that before did I? Hilarious! 904 more words



I took this picture today, at about 8.30 pm just after we’d watered the allotment for the evening.

Things are progressing nicely, our haul today was 9 courgettes, 7 squash, 2 cucumbers and a beetroot. 74 more words


This week's pickings....

Dahlias, rubeckia, ageratum, nicotiana, snapdragons….


One week down...


Well, one week down, one more to go. Thank the Lord, I think I might have a breakdown if I had to go back to work tomorrow. 672 more words