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My week of firsts

Hi I’m Sam, this is my first post and one of just many firsts this week. I have also managed to finally get an allotment. I can’t wait to get my geek on and get things growing where I can show you what amazing things I will make. 136 more words


Dig for Victory!

Nothing can halt this runaway train of allotment-enthusiasm!

Today there was some hefty digging undertaken and bramble destruction ….. apparently you can’t compost the fuckers which means we get to be the fire starters (twisted fire starters!) 69 more words


Blogging For Regatta

The allotment blog that I’ve written for Regatta is now online. You can read it here, all views are my own.


27th May Update - Allotment

My back and energy level pooped out after 3 hours down the allotment today, but not before I managed to get 10 broccoli, 10 cauli and 17 strawberry planted up. 475 more words

Nature & Gardening

May green fingers!

Feeling a bit of a blog block at the moment! But the plot is making great progress. :)

Greenhouse has 12 resident tomatoes; in 4 grow bags. 338 more words


Getting green-fingered...

I don’t have the best track record with plants, but I’ve long harboured the wish to grow my own organic fruit and vegetables. Till now, I haven’t had the room to fulfill that wish, but now I do – as of a couple of days ago, I have an allotment! 313 more words


Changing plans

If I’ve learnt nothing else in life, it’s that all plans are only provisional.  Life has a habit of getting in the way.  Or sometimes (a much nicer option, this) presenting a different and altogether better opportunity. 561 more words

Reflections On Life (and Death)