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Hidden treasures!

I managed to get down to my allotment twice this weekend and did a few useful things. Firstly, I measured it! This will take all the guesswork out of my planning it out. 291 more words



“Can you pass me the steaks, PV?”

“Yeah, hang on” I answered Sunburst, turning back to Goose to answer his question first. “We don’t know if we’ll be free that day yet, Goose. 2,649 more words


Sea Gooseberry in Maine

Sea Gooseberry (Pleurobrachia bachei)

Pleurobrachia bachei is a member of the phylum Ctenophora and is commonly referred to as a sea gooseberry. These comb jellies are often mistaken for medusoid Cnidaria, but are not dangerous to handle.

Jobs for 'Allotment' Sunday

So, luckily i caught up with my mum ahead of the nationally treasured mothers day, which means with the wife out i can go and spend a considerable amount of today at the allotment. 99 more words

A THREE-HOUR TOUR - Freeplay Magazine

I write a lot of my articles in my head at night while nodding off to sleep. When I imagined writing this particular story I thought I was going to start off with a quote from John Muir: “We are now in the mountains and they are in us.” My brain, however, had a different idea and kept defiantly tripping into that catchy theme song from the 1960’s sitcom, Guilligan’s Island: “Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale, a tale of a fateful trip…” I could no longer deny that perhaps this tune was much more befitting than the eloquence of Muir. 997 more words

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Here We Go Round The Blueberry Bush

I’ve been growing blueberries for a good few years now, and in that time I’ve built up an impressive collection,  all acquired as ‘free’ offers from gardening magazines, paying ‘postage only’ for a well established plant.   491 more words