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Allotment Adventures: Berries

This week, I’ve been solo on the plot and we’re at the stage of the year when I’m all about watering, collecting fruit and tending to my tomatoes. At the weekends, especially when I’m on my own, I start with … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Busy but not busy

Happy Monday! Last week was weird, I was only in the office for the day because of the rail strike, relatively busy at work and in that period of time when I’m really on top of home things…even the ironing. … Continue reading

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Friday Links: By-Elections

Happy Friday! It’s been a week. I’m ok, still surrounded by the infected, still not infected. Completely fed up with the way the rail strikes are being reported and (at time of writing) hopeful that the Wakefield and Honiton and … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Hot and Cold

It feels like in the last couple of weeks we’ve had all the weather. It’s been very hot and sunny and also (Sunday I’m looking at you!) unseasonably cold and miserable. The plot is looking ok for it though. I … Continue reading

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Recommended: HG Mould Spray

The house I live in was built sometime in the early 1900’s, in fact with one exception all the houses I’ve lived in were built between 1850 and 1925. They weren’t built with indoor bathrooms or central heating, they weren’t … Continue reading

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Book Squee: The Farther Corner – Harry Pearson

When I was a kid I watched a lot of football. I’m from a family that likes football, both my parents, my Grandad and my brother were all pretty keen and we went to a lot of football matches. I … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Bitey Insects

Happy Monday! Last week was a pretty standard week, I worked from home Monday-Wednesday and at the office Thursday-Friday. I quite like going into the office on a Friday, and I’m not the only one, this week we had six … Continue reading

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Friday Links: He’s still Prime Minister

Happy Friday! I’m in the office today, so this will be short. The photo is today’s breakfast, with berries from my plot. The news is still a garbage fire, here are this week’s links.. Unlike the Queen, King Charles will … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Soft Fruit Empire

Great Britain doesn’t have a lot of fruit options grown in the country, apples and pears are our mainstay, we do get other fruit in season, strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries, plums, rhubarb to name a few, there are others. When you … Continue reading

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Osterley House and Park

On my staycation (a staycation is when you have time off work but stay at home, not when you have a holiday in the UK!) last week, Ma and I took advantage of our National Trust memberships and visited Osterley … Continue reading

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