I have always loved a good comedy, Dad’s Army and ‘Allo ‘Allo included. No one, for even one moment, thought that the French Resistance was in anyway like the ‘adventures’ of Rene, yet many people seem to think that the bumblings of Captain Mainwaring and his men somehow epitomised the Home Guard during the Second World War. 1,719 more words
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Week 2 Year 3: BREAKING NEWS: Storm Katie smashes the brand new Greenhouse, New Strawberries and First Early Potatoes are planted...
BREAKING NEWS (literally) BREAKING NEWS….
After managing to build and glaze the new Greenhouse on Good Friday, it was disappointing after two lovely family days to receive a telephone call from a fellow Plot Holder, who indeed, was the “bearer of bad news”. 682 more words
Frederick Joseph Edmund Carter (c. 1924–1942)
Drowned, aged 18, while carrying out his duties, 19 March 1942,
at Teddington Lock.
Followers of Pike in… 1,180 more words
Another cold week, so my focus has been on sowing some seeds, ready for the Growing Season. They will be kept in the small lean-to Greenhouse by the House, and I have switched on the heating and the light in there, so they should sprout soon. 281 more words
After a few weeks in warmer climates, it was good to get back to the Allotment to make sure, it’s still there!
It’s definitely a cold winter, as Winters usually are. 419 more words