Cake, and lots of it

This weekend was the allotment summer tea party. Rarely has so much cake been gathered in one place…There are some very competitive, talented bakers in our midst and the table was crammed with goodies. Thanks to stirling efforts and elastic waistbands most of it was scoffed. It really was a lovely […]

Back to Blighty

After a week away in gorgeous Oslo, basking in the sun and swimming in the fjord. Despite it being colder here than the much more northern there, most of my stuff has put on a massive growth spurt while I was away. My waterers have done brilliantly, and the rain […]

Storm 1, culticave 0

My first trip up since the storms at the beginning of the week and there’s a fair bit of damage on site. My culticave didn’t survive. It’s over by to the cemetery fence…the wind snapped the guy ropes and it must have cartwheeled over there because my pea seedlings are […]

Harvest barrow

An allotment first this weekend – having to barrow my harvest to the car!  And Lionel gave me some delicious figs – I wish I had space for a fig tree! […]