Monthly Archives: August 2018

Friday Links

Happy Friday! Even though it’s been a short work week for me, I’m glad to get to the end of it! This weekend is busy and social, a wedding tomorrow, an allotment social on Sunday afternoon and drinks on Sunday … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: August and Everything After

We had a pretty good day at the plot this weekend. We harvested courgettes, crooknecks, tomatoes, chard, kale and herbs (basil, parlsey, thyme and mint).We also had to call time on the runner beans. They were great but had completely … Continue reading

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Subtle Changes

I find that things for the house seem to happen all at once. I’ll bumble along thinking that I need to sort out x or y and then when I find one thing, it’s like my brain switches mode and … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Cake, all the cake…

I love Bank Holidays! Last week I had one of those London moments when my knowledge of history and my physical understanding of the geography of the city come together. I was walking past a very ugly BT building called … Continue reading

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Sunday Music: I Like The Way This Is Going – Eels

It’s the August Bank Holiday and I’m not at a wedding, which is a relief, lots of people I know chose to get married over this weekend, Ben and Laura, Christelle and Mike, Ryan and Claire and next weekend, which … Continue reading

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Recommendation: Marks and Spencer Tanning Drops

I am a pale person, I’m also a pale person with a horror of burning in the sun and although this summer I’m probably the most tanned I’ve ever been thanks to hours on the allotment, I’m not that tanned. … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! You may have noticed that there was no Friday links last week because I was busy learning first aid. So this week there is a lot… This week Trump has had what people are calling his worst week … Continue reading

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I like jelly of all types but was bought up with the strong belief that green jelly is the only good jelly so it’s generally the one I have. This week I made jelly and fruit pots. I’m not even … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Cages

Behold the power of an August harvest! The Uchiki Kiri in the boxes were dying back so we cut them down and they are now in my living room curing. We had the usual abundance of courgettes and crooknecks. The … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany

Happy Monday! I have a full week in the office this week but I am (again) a fully qualified first aider, go me! I’m just getting to that stage of haircut when my fringe reacts to humidity but going all … Continue reading

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