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Holding Back The Weeds

The weed situation is never ending – be it nettles, bramble, dandelions or dock; they pop up everywhere there is a spare millimetre of ground. Continue reading

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May Madness: The Joys of British Weather

It’s often been commented upon that the British like nothing better than discussing the weather. We always have something to say about the current temperature, how it performed yesterday or a particularly noteworthy forecast to come. We never fail to … Continue reading

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December Wonderings

So suddenly I find I have time and inclination to write. But what do I say? How can I express myself? What do I have to express? It’s not that I don’t have anything happening in my life, I seem … Continue reading

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I’d rather be on my allotment

January 2013 was a new chapter in my life. After a two years of helping out a friend, and sitting on the council’s waiting list, I was offered my own plot. My own patch of land. A very over-grown, neglected … Continue reading

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Summer is ending… its time to plan for Spring!

There is a change in the air. In the last few weeks the mornings have been crisper, the have evenings have come sooner and the sunlight is almost golden just after dawn and before dusk. Summer is on its way … Continue reading

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