One Year On

One year on there is a real sense of the growing season ebbing away, quite a different feel to last September when everything was just starting. The weather was quite …

Wot no Grandkids?

My parents arrived today, searching for grandkids as predicted. Finding the flat childless, they were persuaded to walk along to the allotment in search of productivity. There I handed them …

Stolen Time

The weekend forecast is pretty dismal again so when I woke this morning to glorious sunshine I thought it was too good to waste and quickly swapped my annual leave …

Bleak Mid-Winter

We may have just hit the point of mid winter but it wasn’t all that bleak down the allotment today, jolly misty, a bit chilly, but not bleak at all. …

Compost Alley

I had a late night trip to the lotty this week to deliver a load of compost bin HQ that I’d managed to scavenge from my block of flats. It …