Tag Archives: summer

Allotment Adventures: Plant Sparta

It’s that time of the year when I plant all the things out and then worry. After last week’s great planting out, there where some plants that didn’t cope. I’m not sure about some of the cukes, two of the … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Family, Football and Bats

Saturday was the Champions League Final. We have a family draw and the family WhatsApp group looked a lot like this. Folks, this is my family and it explains so much. In other news, I was in the winning work … Continue reading

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Recommendation: Marks and Spencer Tanning Drops

I am a pale person, I’m also a pale person with a horror of burning in the sun and although this summer I’m probably the most tanned I’ve ever been thanks to hours on the allotment, I’m not that tanned. … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures – Heating up

It was a hot week and I was on my own. I had a lot of stuff to do in the house and as the forecast for this week was very hot, I didn’t go to work. I went to … Continue reading

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Cooking from the Allotment: It’s that time of year

There is so much food coming off the plot this year. Last year, I had an abundance of courgettes and documented a couple of ways to use them. There was pickle, cake, pizza and caviar. The cake and the pizza … Continue reading

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Survival mode

After months of suffering in the cold, dark wet, London has summer weather. So now we’re complaining about the hot, sweaty, sunny weather! We’re English, complaining about the weather is what we do… I did have a conversation last week … Continue reading

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Life happening..

The weather is being weird. It’s warm, it’s grey and it rains a bit.  The Met Office is promising hot and sunny until Wednesday when the heat will ’cause rain. Lovely. The Met Office is also having a meeting of … Continue reading

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