Tag Archives: Halloween

Wordless Wednesday (This year’s Jack-o’-lantern)

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Halloween 2014

Until about 5 o’ clock this evening, you could have been mistaken for wondering if it was actually the last day of October. It was sunny and 19°C – and my washing dried on the line in a couple of … Continue reading

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The Scrap Store

Now that the seasons are changing, nights drawing in and the garden on a pretty rapid slow-down (not sure how much the second pumpkin has or hasn’t grown in the last week), I am turning my attention to other ways … Continue reading

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The £3 pumpkin

Over the summer I wrote a post about the costs and savings of growing your own and came to the conclusion that in financial terms alone, even with a garden my size, it was definitely worth doing. To add credence … Continue reading

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The Halloween Pumpkin

Trying something new with my pumpkin: pumpkin gnocchi! Continue reading

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October Slow Living

I’m very pleased with my attempts to live more slowly in October. It was sad to see the evenings getting darker, so the amount of time I had in the garden has been more limited but I was getting a … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with the pumpkin?

I was really shocked this morning when I stepped outside to see how the garden had been doing overnight: my one and only decent pumpkin was splitting: We shouldn’t get frost for another couple of months, so that can’t be … Continue reading

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