Monthly Archives: August 2019

Allotment Adventures: Expansion

I think I’ve talked a little bit about my allotment neighbour, Joe and how this year has not been a good one for him. We saw him this weekend and he told us that he’s going to give up the … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Back to work

Happy Monday! Every year I take the week of my birthday off. I often don’t go anywhere but that time is really important to me. This year we went to Newcastle for three days and it was lovely. We’re still … Continue reading

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Friday Links: A mixed bag

Happy Friday! You may or may not have noticed my absence from this space, I was having some site issues and was just really busy so it took me a while to sort out! Anyway, here are some links… Lyme … Continue reading

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Sunday Music: Eight Dogs, Eight Banjos – Old Crow Medicine Show

I’m sure I’ve had this on Sunday Music before but it’s my birthday on Tuesday and last week, when I was feeling pressured and tired, this came on and it made me happy! Because if you have a dog and … Continue reading

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Friday Links: The News Doesn’t Get Any Better

Happy Friday! Folks it has been a week. I’ve been having some minor house drama and it feels like the world is on fire. Boris Johnson is Prime Minister and no one seems to care… Here are this week’s links… … Continue reading

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Cooking from the Plot: Gooseberry Compote

We are nearly at the end of gooseberry season at chez Dempsey and it’s been amazing. We’ve had about 5kgs all in and even for a gooseberry loving pair it’s been a lot. I’m not sure what the variety is … Continue reading

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