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A Taste of Palestine

In anticipation of a trip to the Levant I felt it was essential to familiarise myself with some recipes so I started with these savoury… 217 more words

Cut Flower Gardening

This Week's Harvest - 2017, week 11

This week down the allotment as well a the many other jobs I did, I gave the rosemary bush on plot 1 a much needed hair cut. 63 more words


Time to germinate

This is inspired by The Propagator’s post Germination Procrastination.

It got me thinking about the seeds sown 9 days ago, most in the greenhouse, some direct in the polytunnel and a few being coddled in the heated propagator on the kitchen window sill. 185 more words


Spring Equinox Suprise

​It seems quite appropriate that on the first day of Spring I was rewarded with frogspawn in my Belfast sink pond for the first time ever! 49 more words


Allotment Adventures: Waiting Impatiently...

We’re in that maddening time when things are starting to happen but it’s all happening very slowly..

The weather is warming up and the days are longer, so things are greener. 567 more words


Corner piece.

I find myself in an afternoon with very little to do and,  unsurprisingly,  I find myself on the verge of tears.  I’m sat in my favourite coffee shop which I feel deserves an introduction…. 1,109 more words