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Monthly Archives: May, 2014

Share the love: vegetables for all!

I’ve always been keen to spread the word when it comes to growing your own. Many people are so disconnected from their food that they are curious about having an … Continue reading

May 22, 2014 · 22 Comments

Miracle

That sounds extreme. Thirty years ago give or take a few weeks. I was behind the netball courts in a thin strip of land at school. The freshly mown grass … Continue reading

May 21, 2014 · 23 Comments

Dirty Little Secret

I’ve written about a couple of controversial topics since I’ve started this blog. Commonly they’ve been to do with cleaning, cleaning oneself (I love that word) and cleaning ones household … Continue reading

May 20, 2014 · 35 Comments

What I can learn from bees

I’m sitting on the allotment listening to the overhead power lines make that funny vibration noise. Over head a clear blue sky boasts one strong jet plane trail and the … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · 6 Comments

An ugly duck…..egg?

On the way home from work last week we stopped off to see the swan’s nest on a stretch of water nearby. They nest next to a cycle and pedestrian … Continue reading

May 18, 2014 · 11 Comments

Gardening Ingredient Number 1: Optimism

If you ask me why I garden it’s because of the hope. It’s an intensely optimistic pastime. It can be addictive. Getting little teeny tiny seeds, that look like dust, … Continue reading

May 17, 2014 · 6 Comments

Cheese on toast!

So lunch time and I’m hungry. I like simple cooking, usually because I don’t want to wait. I’m hungry. I really like courgettes. So ideally I like to make this: … Continue reading

May 16, 2014 · 10 Comments

Jammin’ we’re jammin’!

So a mercy dash to the plot in the pouring rain. What for? To get the vinegar. Of course! So we’d been using the vinegar as a weed spray but … Continue reading

May 15, 2014 · 19 Comments

Itchy and scratchy show cream!

It’s raining. Cats and dogs Stair rods (Dutch) You name it that stuff is coming out if the sky in proverbial bathtubs/buckets etc It’s lovely weather for ducks and probably … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · 5 Comments

Chickens, eh? Not just a bird brain!

Funny creatures. Covered in feathers and fluff. Generators of lots of strange sayings. They’re hen pecked. Our chief hen does a certain amount of that. She’s now boss to four … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · 12 Comments

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