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(Wo)man vs machine

I needed to get the Sharpe’s Express spuds in the ground today. The chits were so chitty they had foliage!

So I was forced to grit my teeth, ignore my back, and get the potato bed dug.  138 more words


Looking good

it was a nice sunny day and the birds were singing so i enjoyed the two hours i spent on my allotment.

I’ve learnt not to look at the plot as a whole but to break it down into small bits and to do as much on that bit as i can in a day. 122 more words


2015 Photo a Day Set 11

I cannot believe how quickly March is passing.  We’re rapidly approaching 1/4 of the way through 2015.

This is another week of 6 images as I missed Monday as I was still recovering after visiting Edinburgh. 579 more words


Spring at the Lottie

As we are new to allotment keeping, taking ours on in October 2014, we have spent the winter, digging when time allowed.

Now that spring is here, well, things have certainly gotten a lot more interesting! 170 more words

Entertaining My Kids

My Weekly Happy List: Week 7

1. Being poorly but getting to look after my two poorly babies. Sounds bizarre I know but even though we were all poorly (me & the two little ones) we were together and I was able to look after the kids (in between the coughing). 240 more words


I'm not digging, someone tell me it's ok

I forgot I’m supposed to dig the allotment.

In previous years the arrival of a truckload of cow poo at lotsville has kicked off the spade-barrow-dig chain of events. 97 more words


The Garden & Allotment: Part 1

So today, instead of going out, we decided to stay at home and do some work in the garden and the allotment. Normally as Sunday’s is our only day where were all together, we go for a walk at the beach or go swimming, or something, but we decided a day at home was needed. 612 more words