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Monthly Archives: March, 2014

Marvellous Monday: Bees, seeds and chickens!

Okay so technically Monday wasn’t necessarily marvellous but Sunday was impressive and consequently Monday is marvellous. garden-licious Sunday was Spud day. Planting seed potatoes is a job that, when done, … Continue reading

March 31, 2014 · 18 Comments

Little Swiss Chard and Stilton Tarts

Originally posted on Spade Fork Spoon:
I love Swiss chard. There I’ve said it. It has to be my “go-to veg” when sowing at the allotment, if there is a…

March 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Far Eastern Promise 1: Namaste!

I had the opportunity to hang upside down in two rope loops yesterday. I didn’t take it. I did spend three hours doing amazing yoga in a studio. My friend … Continue reading

March 30, 2014 · 12 Comments

Why did the toad cross the road?

Water is a known feature of the Dutch landscape. It’s there alongside every road and pathway. There are canals and ditches close by, channeling water into a complex network of … Continue reading

March 29, 2014 · 20 Comments

Calling all bee buffs!

Here come the girls? This is an extra post for a Friday. The clever bee keeper in the house has had his camera out. Can you help us identify these … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · 6 Comments

Stop right there! Put the fork down!

What’s the good of having a delicious dinner if you haven’t got any blog-idence? Two months ago my life was different. Food was great. It was cooked. It got eaten. … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · 10 Comments

Keep out the cold! It’s Curtains for you!

Our energy bill is something of a triumph! Unusually in the current climate….. It’s going down! For the last x years we’ve managed to have a rebate on our gas … Continue reading

March 27, 2014 · 19 Comments

Darren the bee! Not quite Romeo!

Warning: This post contains graphic information about insect reproduction! A male bee is called a drone. In Dutch the plural word for drones is Darren . Singular is dar This … Continue reading

March 26, 2014 · 19 Comments

Double Dipping: Ad-dressing a small problem!

I’m not into white. It’s not my colour. I look sick in it! And then I usually spill something on it or sit on a seat covered in chocolate. (You … Continue reading

March 25, 2014 · 30 Comments

My chickens speak Danish

So when I visit another land I like to look for connections. Things that link to the way we live. As we walked to the metro in Copenhagen there were … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · 8 Comments

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