I’ve been busy in the garden recently, but mainly in the kitchen and conservatory, sowing seeds and transplanting seedlings. I jumped the gun a bit with some of them because I was eager to get started, but so far they have survived my over-eagerness and stayed alive! Over[…]

In the past, I’ve written briefly about my attempts at keeping an allotment. I loved having my own little (quite big really) plot of land to work on and to begin with, things were going well. Unfortunately though, it was too much to keep up on my own[…]

Another long afternoon on the allotment yesterday, for which I know I will be paying. However, needs must and I got lots of things ticked off the to do list. Unfortunately, the list keeps growing, but I am slowly turning it into a vegetable garden instead of a[…]

Saturday night and all is well. The elder two children are still away of course, and PK is asleep on the sofa. Stonelaughter spent the morning in his workshop creating a new flute and working on the drone he’s been creating this week. This afternoon I went to[…]

The first chance I had to get back to the allotment after our trip to Oxford was Wednesday! Luckily, we’d had someone looking after it for us and watering the greenhouses.  I was amazed at all the growth I found. Remember last week when I took a scythe[…]