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Monday Miscellany: Fire and Rain

Happy Monday! Last week was so hot and yesterday the rain felt biblical! I did a two day mental health first aider course, in Marylebone, that and a day in the office meant I was commuting for three days last … Continue reading

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Friday Links: Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose

Happy Friday! If Johnson didn’t believe the ‘NHS overwhelmed stuff’, why was he clapping? Because he’s a liar and a cad. There will be blood: women on the shocking truth about periods and perimenopause. I’ve never been a particularly heavy … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Borage Jungle

The plot is looking a little bit wild in certain areas, which I actually really enjoy. I have plans for a couple of more areas like this in the plot and the rose and pond area is looking a bit … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Commuting

Happy Monday! Last week I only worked a four day week but I had two days in the office and goodness it was tiring. On Monday, Sue and I went to Kew and it was lovely, because every day is … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Cultivated

So this weekend at the plot was all about the ensuring that the allotment committee had nothing to complain about. We were lucky that the plants, compost and raised beds ordered had all arrived and we started early. We harvested … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: It’s been emotional

Happy Monday! Let’s get it over with now, last night was emotional. Italy was never going to be a pushover, they are unbeaten in 33 matches and have conceded 11 goals in that time, it was never going to be … Continue reading

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Friday Links: It’s never been home…

Happy Friday! Yes, there is football, England are in the final of the Euros for the first time ever. I’m excited but Italy are not pushovers. If we talk about what we want our country to be and the type … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Under-cultivated

It was an interesting Saturday at the allotment. We got told that this area by the rose garden and the pond, means our plot is viewed as under cultivated. The current rules are that 70% of the plot should be … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: July

Happy Monday! It’s July. How are we in the seventh month of the year already? Last week was not a busy week, which means that I kept finding things at work that need fixing or thinking about, which is how … Continue reading

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