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Knickers in a twist*

This afternoon, I went past a police video van at just over the speed limit (I think). Upshot – kicking myself in case it was operating and I was indeed going too fast. The antidote to the spike in anxiety … Continue reading

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Not deep enough

This evening, when I checked in the raised bed I made the other day, I noticed what I suspected might happen (but which I optimistically hoped wouldn’t). Namely, an animal had been digging. I know what the attraction was: the … Continue reading

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The sesame and the slug

I’ve been watching the pots on my windowsill for a week or so. The oregano has germinated and so have a few of the seame seeds. The oregano are growing, albeit at a very slow pace. On the other hand, … Continue reading

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Out of the decay

I’ve not had time to move the compost bin before today – or maybe I’ve just been procrastinating. And I can see why. Or rather I could smell why! I’ve not had a smelly compost bin before now, unless my … Continue reading

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Patterns and posts

This year more than any other, I’ve noticed a pattern in the theme of posts throughout the year. First there were the strawberries, then the poppies, and now there are the leaves. Earlier in the week, there were loads of … Continue reading

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Senshu onions

Having taken out the tomato plants which seemed to have been affected by blight the other day, there was now space for the compost bin to move and half the Senshu onions to go in. After the success of the onions … Continue reading

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More of some and less of another

This evening, as I was turning the compost and moving that which was almost ready to the other bin, I noticed I didn’t have as much to put into the finishing off bin as I used to.  At first, I … Continue reading

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