Monthly Archives: July 2017

Best/Worst: 24 to 30 July 2017

Welcome to a new week, this week is my last one before my birthday and my week off work so I’m very happy, which is in not usual for a Monday! Best Gin Club. Tasting the gin is interesting but … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! It’s been a pretty normal week but I’m still very glad to get to the end of it. More equal than others, how the middle class stays ahead. This is spot on. An ode to hair bobbles – … Continue reading

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Cooking from the Allotment: It’s that time of year

There is so much food coming off the plot this year. Last year, I had an abundance of courgettes and documented a couple of ways to use them. There was pickle, cake, pizza and caviar. The cake and the pizza … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Cut your losses

This was the week I decided that it was ok to stop doing something if it wasn’t doing well. That thing was the boston squash. I had put what I thought was 2 baby blue hubbards in the box to … Continue reading

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Random thoughts

This is a pretty accurate lists of all the things that have been flitting through my head in the last week or two. I need to switch my brain off..   I’m on the verge of demob/birthday fever. Nine more … Continue reading

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Best/Worst 17 to 23 July 2017

  Best Movies. We went to see Baby Driver on Wednesday and it was so much fun and had a brilliant soundtrack. Yes it is a bit gory towards the end but if you can, go and see it! The … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! Well folks, it’s been a week. I’ve been on the wrong day all week. From Tuesday on, I was a day ahead of reality, which makes the week a slog, nothing like thinking it Thursday and you have … Continue reading

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A Day in Food: Eating from the plot

It’s that time of year when the allotment is contributing to what I eat. I thought it would be fun to run through a day’s eating and show you what I eat in a day and point out what I … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Worrying

I’m a complete basket case right now and worried about every little thing, I know it’s going ok and it looks lovely.But I have the creeping fear that it’s all going to go wrong and everything will die. Let’s start … Continue reading

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The Problem with Perfection

I’m not a perfectionist. I like to have control over my immediate environment but I’m all about good enough. Mostly because perfection is hard work but also because perfection is unattainable. Good enough is good enough.I’ve been thinking about this … Continue reading

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