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Lazy Afternoon

I’ve often thought I was born in the wrong generation. I should have grown up in the sixties; my tastes, music and fashion all take their influences from there. 393 more words


Start of a harvest

I’m not really sure where August got to – it seems like I looked up from doing one translation or another at some point and realised a month has gone by. 501 more words


Things Are Hotting Up

As the UK is hit with a blast of hot air and sunny skies, we’re now harvesting so much produce from the plot, I’m wondering if there’s a vacant fruit and veg stall out there with my name on it.  300 more words



How excited are we just now? With five days to go, Team GB are celebrating their most successful away Olympics ever. 168 more words


The Elusive Carrot

Every year there are wins and there are loses for the gardener. For several years, I always had great success with onions, they were the one crop I knew I could rely on, or so I thought. 525 more words


National Allotment Week 2016

For those who don’t know, this week is National Allotment Week; a time to dig with a little more passion, share our harvests with friends and families and celebrate this wonderful British pastime we dedicate so many of our weekends to! 134 more words


Revenge on the nettles

Yesterday was the PERFECT day for the allotment. Since I got back from Brilliant Holiday, I feel like I haven’t taken much time out, away from the steady stream of obligations associated with being a Strong Independent Woman (for that is what I am) and the high amount of work I must do in order to ensure my continued survival, so with the weather being so fantastic, I bid my responsibilities farewell once again and headed to my little rented patch of land. 390 more words