Tag Archives: December 2020

Allotment Adventures: Winter Work

Last weekend was probably the most work we’ll do on the plot until Christmas but the winter work continues. I really enjoy the more relaxed pace of winter, we don’t have to spend all day on the plot but the … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Running to Christmas

Happy Monday! I feel, as I always do this time of year, that I am running towards Christmas and I’m not ready. I have just under two weeks and it’ll be fine. This week will be busy at work but … Continue reading

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Friday Links: Where is that Oven Ready Deal we were promised?

Happy Friday? It’s been a week and I still need to make mince pies! The Covid vaccines bring hope: but in many parts of the UK this crisis will last ‘This Must Be Your First By stopping players taking the … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: We built compost bins

We finally got the compost bins built this week! They are not straight but they are built! That done, I got on with cutting down the autumn raspberries and removing the summer one. Ma got on with weeding the area … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany:

Happy Monday! We are 18 days away from Christmas and I’m about to embark on the ‘get everything done before Christmas’ phase of work (and quite a bit of that at home too!) It was so lovely to have Friday … Continue reading

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Friday Links: Birthday Special

Happy Friday! And Happy Birthday to my mum (this is her favourite post of the week!) Britain’s new claimants: How Covid-19 introduced middle class people to Universal Credit. Ma has been saying this since March! Mavis Staples & Chris Stapleton. … Continue reading

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99 Bottles of Gin on the Wall: A 2021 project

My birthday present to myself was the 99 Bottles of Gin on the Wall poster. This, a genius idea of Emma Stokes aka Gin Monkey, is a scratch off poster featuring 99 bottles of gin, the gins should be easy … Continue reading

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House Changes

I’ve been living in the same place 11 years, the only place I’ve lived as long is the flat in Fulham as a kid (16 years from ages 4 to 20!). I moved here after a long period of sadness … Continue reading

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