Tag Archives: 2021

Friday Links:

Happy Friday! It’s been a week, so I thought all would all be cheered up by this picture of Barney. He’s my brother’s dog and he’s A Very Good Boy! Last week completely got away from me, so you have … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: September

This time of year is tricky. Summer isn’t precisely over yet, if you have tomatoes unblighted, they are probably producing, the summer squash isn’t over quite yet and there is kale, chard and raspberries starting to ramp up production. Last … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Partied Out

Happy Monday! Last week was extremely social for me, I’m for sure going to spend some time this week alone and not talking to anyone because I’m feeling slightly crazed… Part of that is because of the ongoing new neighbours … Continue reading

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Recommended: Seep

As part of my climate conscious, use less plastic drive, I needed to address the problem of washing up sponges. Once I’d used up the ones I had already bought, I tried some silicone ones but they were worse than … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Harvesting

We didn’t do much this week, I was tired and needed to shop. So we came and watered (which was a mission in and of itself) and harvested. The beans and cukes are winding down but the summer squash is … Continue reading

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Time for some goals

Last week, I finally reached my limit with the effects of peri menopause and got a prescription for HRT (and if anyone like would like to hear me rant about how annoyed I was to discover that one month is … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: September

Happy Monday! Last  week was tiring for lots of reasons. There is the ongoing trash fire that is the world right now. The Texas abortion law and the Supreme Court just refusing to do anything about it, the sorry state … Continue reading

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Preserving the Plot: Quick Pickles

It took an age to get any cucumbers but we’ve had 22 in two weeks! I love cucumbers, but this is a lot, my sister in law is having the same issue, my brother says they are eating them in … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: A tidy up

We had two days this weekend. So we started with coffee on Saturday morning and a plan of attack. Ma started at the back and I started at the front. My weeding job was easier because the soil at the … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: The End of Summer

Happy Monday! Today is our last Bank Holiday until Christmas and next week schools are gearing up for the new term, it always feels like the end of summer. Last week featured another migraine and I got hold of a … Continue reading

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