Tag Archives: april 2022

Allotment Adventures: A Surfeit of Tomato Plants

This week, I started to pot on the tomatoes. I thought I was being restrained. Reader, I was not. Eight small pots turned into 71 seedlings and I have one more pot to go but I’ve run out of compost. … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Fraught

Happy Monday! Last week was emotional. Lots of reasons none of which are mine to share. So instead of telling you about the week, I’m going to list some good things in it. Drinks on Wednesday after work. I’m coming … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Watering

We hit the allotment on Monday. We had a small list and as is the way with the plot, we did loads but not all of the things we planned on. Firstly, the water has been switched on which is … Continue reading

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Miscellany: Easter Weekend

Happy Tuesday and for me back to work day! The weather was warm, the sun shone, I got my feet out, read 5 books (bank holidays are for reading!) and worked on the plot. This week is short and work … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Coming

It’s Good Friday, this is the darkest part of the liturgical year. It’s become a bit of a habit for me to post this because we need it…

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Friday Links: Early for Easter

It’s not Friday but tomorrow is Good Friday and it feels wrong post links on Good Friday (blame my Catholic guilt!), so here are some early links… Lie, deny and move on – how much longer will the Johnson mantra … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Spring

Sometimes, at this time of year, I look at the plot and I think about all the things I need to do and sigh, sometimes I feel really smug because we’re so far ahead of ourselves. For this year, I … Continue reading

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Book Squee: Hungry – Grace Dent

I borrowed this one from Ma a while ago and finally got to reading it at the tail end of last month. I enjoyed it, I love her writing in the Guardian and this was just more of it. Some … Continue reading

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Recommended: Fussy Deodorant

Last year I changed deodorant, going from Sure to Fussy. This was part of my less plastic mission, and it’s been pretty easy to do. Fussy isn’t an anti-perspirant so there was an adjustment period, but I never got smelly … Continue reading

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Friday Links: Non-Dom

Happy Friday! Studying health inequalities has been my life’s work. What’s about to happen in the UK is unprecedented Akshata Murty’s non-dom status is totally legal – and perfectly toxic for Rishi Sunak. What I’m really puzzled by is how … Continue reading

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