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Melting in the heat

This morning I pottered down the allotment a bit earlier than normal with the aim of clearing the weeds once and for all. The sun was out and the weather warm before 10 am. 456 more words

Girl Watt Rides? Let’s start with what we know.

What is this about?

This is the inaugural essay in my blog about learning how to ride a bike…again! I learnt how to ride my amazing orange bmx when I was about 5 but completely abandoned cycling as an adult. 827 more words


Allotment love and human kindness!

As I arrived at the allotment today, I was greeted by a fellow member who had taken over a plot which a large patch of rhubarb already established.  165 more words


Have you heard my under construction joke? It’s not done yet.

Two days off in a week, means two demolition/fire/destruction/smashing jobs done in a week.

I should have known really when the sledgehammer ended up in the boot of the car that something dramatic was about to happen. 322 more words


Sunflowers update -

We’ve just come back from a long weekend away in Holland and the sunflowers seedlings have appeared (apart from Kimmy’s). It has taken 2 weeks for the seeds to sprout, and so far my sunflower seedling is winning! 75 more words


Almost there!

Last Saturday I managed to get a couple hours down at the allotment. The result was that I have almost finished digging it over! I have one small triangle still to dig. 105 more words


April Allotment Update

The Easter holidays have been and gone, and I had grand plans for the allotment. The children and I were going to go there and build a pot store out of pallet wood, a new strawberry patch was going to developed and we would lay out where each crop would go this year. 409 more words