Category Archives: Allotment

Just in time

If this goes according to plan, I’ll achieve a January post before it’s too late.  Notoriously a dreary month, nevertheless it’s been a busy one with a big birthday (DH), a visit from a very dear family member (BiL) who … Continue reading

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How can I discard you …

when you still look so pretty! I was hoping the allotment would be well and truly abed by now, after my not-so-great season. But then there’s this They had an unhappy childhood, left too long in their seed trays, yet … Continue reading

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Allotment Goodness

I haven’t any finished craftiness to talk about, mostly because we’ve had some beautiful weather which I just had to spend in the garden and at the allotment.  I took a few photos last week which I didn’t post, so … Continue reading

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It worked!

On Sunday, I plucked some forced rhubarb from its cosy hideout gratifyingly pink! It seemed a shame to cook it! But it was just beautiful with pork for Sunday dinner, served instead of apple sauce and we used it to … Continue reading

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Signs of Life

Today is nice and sunny, though there was a good frost last night.  I took a morning walk up to the allotment and actually remembered the camera.  Yesterday I was astonished to see the tulips beginning to poke their noses … Continue reading

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Winter

The snow has well and truly arrived.  Our house sits at the bottom of a short but steep drive, and we’ve put one car at the top for emergency use, but other than that our journeys will be on foot … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day

At 11:00am I was in a shop doorway observing 2 minutes silence.  My eyes were drawn to the chocolate and cookie display right in front of me.  I couldn’t help but think how the lads in the trenches so long … Continue reading

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