Tag Archives: September

Allotment Adventures: Last of the Tomatoes

I picked all the tomatoes last Friday, and another eight squash and the last cucumbers. The weather has changed and it’s getting colder so I didn’t want to go away for the week and lose the last of them. I … Continue reading

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Sunday Music: September – Earth, Wind and Fire

Because I couldn’t let September go by without putting this up!

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Preserving the Plot: Pico de Gallo

I’ve preserved a lot of tomatoes this year but I haven’t preserved a lot of home grown tomatoes. Despite having just over 30 tomato plants this year, we’ve also eaten through a load of them. I’ve eaten so much tomato … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Ready for the change of season

We actually did more than weeding and collecting this week! The plot is still at the weird, messy and winding down stage we are still getting harvests but less squash and cucumbers and more leafy greens! We are still waiting … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Tapped Out

Happy Monday! Confession time, someone should stick a fork in me because I’m done. I’m over it all. We had the virtual offsite on Friday and I’m so glad that I wasn’t presenting because by the time we got the … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Busy

Happy Monday! Today I am taking a trip to the Southampton office. I need to get there, do some and hightail it out of there by about 2pm. Fun. Was wasn’t fun was getting up at 6am, in the dark … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Ma does all the work (again)

I’ve not been to the allotment since Friday, when I spent an hour harvesting and left Ma on the plot to weed. I’m doing the same thing today and at the weekend, I’ll go and do some work while Ma … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Two Birthdays and a Quiz

Happy Monday! I had such a good weekend that the working week is going to be a bit of a comedown! In the week, we had a virtual birthday party for a friend. I hosted the work quiz, which Ma … Continue reading

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Friday Links: A Confederacy of Dunces…

Happy Friday! Schools are going back, the govt has not got anymore efficient and I’m tired and grumpy! Happy Autumn folks… The Tory party has been hollowed out and filled with Boris Johnson’s vanity. It’s like Thatcher never happened, the … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Summer Exhaustion and Autumn Planning

There hasn’t been an update for two weeks and the harvests have been crazy… So much food! This weekend we said goodbye to the french beans, the wind did for the frame and so we pulled them up. Last weekend … Continue reading

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