Tag Archives: September

Monday Miscellany: Autumnal

Happy Monday! I did have a cold last week, so I stayed at home and slept a lot and thanked God for the ability to work from home. I was not the only one, it seems like the entire team … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: I Grew a Melon

So the big news of the week was that I got a melon from the vines in the polytunnel. It was a snack sized melon (about the size of a tennis ball) but I grew it and yes I am … Continue reading

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Miscellany: Mourning Madness

It feels like autumn, the wake up light is back on, I’ve changed to a warmer duvet and I’m struggling for focus a bit. So a week that featured a team social and a party on Saturday just as I’m … Continue reading

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Friday Links:

Happy Friday! Ukraine Is Waging a New Kind of War Britain likes to consider itself the cradle of free speech – until someone heckles Prince Andrew Champagne and cigars are just fine. It’s Thérèse Coffey’s views on abortion that worry … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Planting things

It is a truth universally acknowledged that when it comes to allotment tasks, I’m always late to do something. This year it was the leeks. I should have planted them out in July but it was so hot and the … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Still a Republican

Happy Monday! Despite the passing of Elizabeth II and a new King. I’m still a republican. Last week, watching President Macron, just be classy and comparing that with the way Charles behaved while signing whatever it was he had to … Continue reading

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Friday Links: London Bridge

Happy Friday! I started this post on Tuesday, and at that point the new Prime Minister was the big news, then the new government’s energy bill would have been the the news and then yesterday, the Queen died. I remember … Continue reading

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Food lately

It’s the middle of September and while I’ve been dealing with a slight overload of produce. These have been some of the meals that are helping me deal with it! Baked feta and tomato pasta. I’m late to this one … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Abundance and maintenance

There’s a tendency at this time of year to feel that we are nearly done with gardening. The summer plants are coming to the end of production, the nights are drawing in and it feels like we can start to … Continue reading

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RHS Wisely

For my birthday, my lovely friend Sue, took me to RHS Wisely. It’s the first time, I’ve ever been and it was one of the hottest days of the month, but Sue and I still managed to cover some ground … Continue reading

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