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It's started....

Well, you turn your back on your allotment for 3 days whilst your friend gets married and another has her 40th birthday party, and the courgettes take over the world! 36 more words


Squashed Again

Check it out – the first of the yellow crookneck bent summer squash has dropped in all its knobbly glory. The plants are huge, but up til now largely fruitless, but suddenly something has clicked, and the plants are covered all over in tiny lemon yellow tubers. 87 more words


New recipes!

It’s got to that time of year again where I have vegetables and soft fruits coming out of my ears, so I have just popped a couple of new recipes up on here. 20 more words


19 Jul 2014 (AFR) - China home prices fall in record cities signals more easing

(19 July 2014, AFR, p13, Bonnie Cao)

‘China’s new-home prices fell in a record number of cities tracked by the government, as developers cut prices to boost sales volume, signalling curbs will be relaxed in more cities. 45 more words

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17 Jul 2014 (AFR) - Investors weary from IPO oversupply - burnt by IPO glut

(17 July 2014, AFR, p26, Vanessa Desloires)

‘A glut of initial public offerings has led to “deal fatigue”, resulting in underwhelming debuts for a string of high-profile companies over the last two months.’ 52 more words

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der Funkensprüher

Erst versprüht er seine Funken

und es beginnt zu brennen

doch dann tritt er das Feuer aus

doch ein kleiner funke glimmt weiter

wartet darauf entzündet zu werden… 34 more words


Strawberry Picking

We spent a lovely very sunny morning strawberry picking a few days ago! We are lucky enough to have a very generous friend with an allotment who has had an bumper glut of this beautiful fruit! 35 more words