Tag Archives: November 2019

What I’ve Read – November and December 2019

The end of the year was tricky and I completely dropped the ball on what I read, so here is most of it! Shadowmagic – John Lenahan Prince of Hazel and Oak – John Lenahan Sons of Macha – John … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Queen of the Quiz

Happy Monday!  Last week was busy and tough, the last week of November is just difficult for me, it’s Stef’s anniversary and really, really dark. It’s like my body just gives up on trying to be cheerful and enthusiastic. I … Continue reading

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Friday Links: Election

Happy Friday! I can’t decide if it’s the weather, the month or the election bringing me down. It’s probably all three, here are this week’s links: ‘Twitter blackface’: Why Michael Gove’s Stormzy comments are so egregious Food is where the … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Moving Compost

We have so much work to do to join the old and the new halves of the plot together but we have made inroads into the work. This weekend we moved the compost dalek on the old half to the … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Aching and Tired

Happy Monday! I’m hobbling into work today because I have been broken by compost! We had a work team volunteer day at Spitalfields City Farm and I got to spend some quality time with a compost heap. Then yesterday I … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: The Work Area

The work at the back of the plot continues. We sorted the wood we wanted to keep from the wood to be bonfire which is currently piled up in the middle of the new half, a lot of the shed … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: The Compost Area

After a week off, we finally started to think about our plot extension, Joe has taken what he wanted and it’s now all ours, this is the view from the back of the plot. There is lots of work to … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Trying to be positive about November

Happy Monday! Well November still sucks, I’m tired and having strange dreams and it’s dark. In order to get through the dark days, I have been really hygge-ing it up. I’m all about the candles and the cosy blankets with … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Busy Busy

Happy Monday! I have been busy this week, with huge amounts of sitting on the sofa at my brother’s house.. So on Monday, I had a half day and used it cleaning a friend’s house in preparation for their kid … Continue reading

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