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Sunday Music

Sometimes you need something, foot stomping and hand clapping and Nathaniel Rateliff has you covered… Advertisements

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! It’s been a week, which is something I’ve been saying quite a lot lately, things are in flux, people and it’s a strange place to be. Other than that, it’s been a pretty successful week. This week on … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Everything is growing but mostly the weeds

This weekend was another solo weekend at the plot for me. I don’t know what the weather did where you are but on Saturday, it rained and rained, so I stayed indoors and on Sunday after my regular dog walking … Continue reading

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Too much rhubarb? Make gin

This weekend I started some rhubarb gin. I had 777g of washed, chopped rhubarb (this actually isn’t from my plants, it’s from Dionne’s massive plants!), I added 350g of sugar and then covered with 900ml gin*.It’s in a dark cupboard, … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany

I don’t really believe in horoscopes but I read this in my horoscope for last week and it perfectly expressed how the last couple of months has been for me There’s so much pressure to sell yourself as a completed … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! I hope you’ve all had a productive week. As ever with the weeks after Bank Holidays, I felt discombobulated all week because the days are all out of sync but I battled through and managed to have a … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Hot

Last weekend the weather broke it’s usual bank holiday pattern and was the hottest, since the the early May bank holiday was introduced in 1978. (I didn’t know it was only 40 years old, every day is a learning day!) … Continue reading

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