Monthly Archives: April 2017

Friday Links 

Happy Friday! I’ve been off work this week, so not many links! Low alcohol or alcohol-free drinks. Sometimes you just want something that isn’t a soft drink but without the alcohol. I really need to try making a shrub. Why … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: A Shed

My weekend started with the outside of my house looking like this!While Christelle and I carried bits of the shed to the plot, Mike and Adam built the base and shed.We had a bit of trouble with the committee. I … Continue reading

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Best/Worst – 17 April 2017

Best Sunshine. It’s been a bit colder but very sunny, it’s easier to get started in the morning when the sun is shining. Shed. I have a shed. It makes me very happy! It’s not just the shed, it’s all … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! It’s happening, Theresa May has called an election, I’m filled with a sense of doom about this. However, every cloud has a silver lining and George Osborne resigning is mine. It’s not a general election, it’s a coup. … Continue reading

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Sourdough Redux

A couple of years ago, I baked a sourdough loaf at least twice a month, then through not so benign neglect, I killed my starter. I continued to make bread, but not sourdough. Spring and BST has brought with it … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Bank Holiday Fun

I was at the allotment every day over the Bank Holiday Weekend all four days and we still didn’t do everything we planned to. Here’s what did get done. Ma and I Heath Robinson-ed a cage for the gooseberries from chicken … Continue reading

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The Golden Hour

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been struggling with motivation, and I haven’t reallly been on top of things. The house is not a pit but it’s not as tidy as it normally is. Other people probably wouldn’t have noticed … Continue reading

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Best/Worst w/c 10 April 2017

So the theme of today’s post is the same as every Monday but has a new name! Best First crop of the year. Rhubarb!Easter. He is Risen which is enough in itself but we also get 2 bank holidays, an … Continue reading

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Friday Links

It’s Good Friday and this is very late but I won’t wish you a happy one, however, Sunday’s coming. So I’ll start of with this….   Here are this week’s links…. His emotions have been stirred – but Trump’s bombs … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Baby I’m Back

After last week’s gloom, I gave myself a good talking to and got back to work. I tackled that rubbish heap and we dug out all the weedy bits. We’ve covered it and I’m going to plant squash straight through … Continue reading

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