Tag Archives: October

Sunday Music: Ain’t No Man – The Avett Brothers

This is older but it was mentioned in a book I was reading recently and I remembered that I liked it.

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Friday Links: Wanting it all ways

Happy Friday! The weather is miserable, the budget was bad, COP26 is going to be a disaster, Cumbria is flooding…it’s nearly November and the country is being run by clowns. Here are this week’s links Boris Johnson is no green … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Make Friends with an Engineer

We finally have a polytunnel! Richard and Sue came on Saturday and Richard with some help from me and Sue, put it together. Richard also fixed the sides of the new flower bed that will be next to the polytunnel … Continue reading

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Reading Squee: English Pastoral – James Rebanks

I got given a book token this year. I cannot express how delightful it is to have money to spend on books and not having to feel at all guilty about it is. I bought English Pastoral in part of … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Poorly

Happy Monday! I spent most of the week feeling off, I was extremely tired, felt like I had a cold without the cold symptoms and had the rash under my chin and on my neck that I usually have when … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Back to Work

After a week away and a couple of weeks of not doing much work, we were back in the saddle this week. Most of the work was done at the back of the plot, we cleared the space for the … Continue reading

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Amble and Northumberland

I took my camera on holiday and then didn’t take it out of the bag. So these are all imperfect iphone snaps.

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Monday Miscellany: Home and Work

Happy Monday! As all things must, my holiday ended on Saturday when we came home. It’s lovely to be home but sad to leave. We popped into to see Ben, Lu, the nephews and Barney on the way back, Barney … Continue reading

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Friday Links: Holiday Edition

Happy Friday! Can migraines be untangled by new medical thinking? Peter Goadsby is a hero, if you have access to BBC Sounds look up the episode of ‘The Life Scientific’ he’s on, it’s fabulous. On the far side of borders, … Continue reading

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Cooking from the Plot: Vegetable Quiche

I’ve been dealing with a surfeit of vegetables for the last month. The summer squash decided to go mental, the greens are abundant right now, there’s a lot. I came across a recipe for roasted vegetable quiche which had a … Continue reading

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