Monthly Archives: July 2018

Raspberry Granita

Food has been absent from this space for a while. Not because I’m not cooking but because I’ve not been doing anything new, or I have but I haven’t thought to write it up or I have thought about writing … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany

Sunday morning looked like this. It made me very, very happy! This and the predicted temps for this week not going above 30 degrees mean that I won’t be watering every day and/or feeling guilty for the days that I … Continue reading

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Recommendation: Nightdress

In recent years, I have embraced sleepwear, I refused to wear clothes in bed until my 30’s and now I am a firm wearer of pyjamas. I generally find it difficult to get night ‘jamas though. I don’t want teddy … Continue reading

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Friday Links 27.07

Happy Friday!  I’m still too hot and praying for rain, hopefully you’ve all had cooler weeks… How to transform the way we work: scrap Fridays. Today that would be lovely… It’s never their fault: why the Brexiteers love to cry … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Too Darn Hot

The hot weather continues. I’m over it.. This week we headed to the plot without a huge amount of work to do. We started off by gathering produce, eight courgettes, five crookneck squash, three cucumbers, six beetroot, a massive bag … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany

Happy Monday!I’m counting down the days until I have a whole week off, but I have a ton of things to do at work before that. The schools have broken up for the summer, which should mean that the commute … Continue reading

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Recommendations: Hibiscus Tonic

As we move towards the school holidays, the weather seems to be getting colder and maybe, just maybe we’ll have some rain but for the last 3 weeks or so, it’s been hot. Sleeping has been harder, for two days … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! It’s been a week, I’m struggling with a complete lack of common sense in anyone else, my feet being bitten by bugs and unrelated to the bites, one of my toenails falling off. I’m kicking off Friday with … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Some Rain

Last Friday night, there was actual rain, but it didn’t really seem to make a lot of difference to the plot, which still  needed watering on Saturday morning. The plot is doing well right now, the tomato plants all have … Continue reading

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The joys of a day off work (or even two days)

I’m naturally very lazy, my perfect life would be me in my flat and lounging about reading books.However, life, with work, the flat, the allotment, having friends and a life generally, I don’t get to spend all that much time … Continue reading

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