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Allotment Adventures: Ma Does All the Work

This weekend was the Ealing Half, so I was handing out water and left Ma on the plot with a packed breakfast, a flask of coffee and a worklist. She was amazing. We called time on all the summer and … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Cold Weather and the War on Pigeons

So two weeks of updates in one. It’s cold, we haven’t been on the plot much but we have done some things. The giant cosmos came down. It looked like thisThen after an afternoon of chopping them down and then … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Ma does all the work

Not a huge amount to report this week. I was volunteering at the Ealing Half Marathon this Sunday, so I left Ma on the plot at 7:30 ish with coffee and malt loaf and picked her up at 12-ish.In that … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: September

The food production on the plot is slowing down but not so you’d notice from the weekly produce shots.Courgettes, crookneck squash, a patty pan, salad, chard (the self seeded one next to the flowers at the top of the plot), … Continue reading

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Things I have learnt this week..

1) It’s time to start using the wake up lamp. I naturally wake up when the sun comes up and at the moment that’s not 6am. 2) Zumba and me. Not a match made in heaven. However, having a gym … Continue reading

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Autumn

Last week autumn started. The clocks went back, it started to get dark at 4.30pm and leaves started falling from the trees.  Tina and I went for a walk before it got dark. One of the best things about where … Continue reading

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The importance of having goals..

If last week was ‘don’t do anything but housework and cross-stitch’,  this week is ‘get off bum and go do things’ week. This is caused by the realisation that it’s mid-way through August, Greenbelt is next week and to quote … Continue reading

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