Happy Friday! It’s been another busy week, so not many links!
I really don’t intend to be self sufficient on the allotment, my intention was always to grow things that were more expensive or difficult to source in the supermarket. Although we are having a huge amount of fun working out how to do it and being delighted with actually growing stuff. Ma is so enchanted she’s going to split the rent next year! This is a timely reminder though!
It’s almost that time again. Here’s the Guardian’s review of my team’s hopes this season (unless Oli curses us again and we really do end up in the ‘Conferenceship’)
How Left-Handed Penmanship Contests Tried to Help Civil War Veterans. I was interested!
On being a fortysomething renter. I agree that something needs to be done about renting but I’m not so optimistic about it. It’s not the renting that I mind per se, it’s the total lack of security.