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Home-grown dinner – in part.

The kohlrabi and carrots came from the front garden, the courgette, garlic and broad beans from the allotment.  We bought the potatoes and beetroot.  Yesterday we picked gooseberries and blackcurrants, and loads of courgettes trying to become marrows, plus some … Continue reading

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New leggings – up a tree!

I have been looking for some leggings. “Why?”, you may ask.  I can only say that I know I’m getting older, but I have lost a lot of weight, and I’m fairly proud of myself, and my shape.  So there. … Continue reading

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Smaller allotment undergoes big changes

We finally got a new agreement from the Council for a new smaller allotment.  We are keeping the northern end of the old plot, now designated 4B.  In order to get more growing space we are removing two ash trees … Continue reading

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Homegrown Dinner – September 2016

Now this is a doozie (is that a word?, I think I’ve seen it before, rather out of date now – but it came to me, just after I thought “now this is a”, so there you go). As I … Continue reading

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Peter Messer gives a talk

On the 20th July Jackie and I went to Lewes for a quick supper at the Lewes Arms complete with Harveys Best and Butcombe Hop Eye before going on to hear artist in egg tempera Peter Messer talk about his work. … Continue reading

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Poppies, weeds/not weeds.

A few days ago Jackie brought a bunch of unopened poppies from the allotment, where they had been rudely removed to make way for food plants.  They were sad and limp, but after nearly a week in water they are … Continue reading

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Home grown food

Well some of it anyway.  Good old reliable lentil  bake with our own onions, deliciously sweet and brought from the allotment this afternoon, with a few beans and lots of young kale, and, just for show, one tomato from the … Continue reading

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