Category Archives: Allotment

In the time of the virus: just another day

So after yesterday’s milestone (100 days), today’s another day.  A very busy one, as it turned out, so not much energy (or time) left to write much. I spent quite a bit of today working on the allotment, and got … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 96

And here we are again on the weekly merry-go-round back at Saturday. A very different day from last Saturday – from my perspective, enjoyably cooler and showery (so no need to water anything apart from the greenhouse plants).  Sadly an … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 92

Another relaxing relaxed day.  Starting off on the allotment (while Malcolm met a friend at an RSPB site).  I walked down to the river to meet up with a friend for coffee out – something previously so ordinary now such … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 88

Today we should have been setting off for a visit to the Black Forest.  Our plan was to drive there this time and take our bikes. Once we arrive, the car stays put and we mostly walk, and rely on … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 85

A busy day, and warm and humid. Today marked the real start of the harvest season for me.  I picked 3lb of redcurrants and have cooked them ready for straining to make redcurrant jelly tomorrow  I also picked my very … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 84

A very good day, despite sleep issues (as ever…) and everything going on in the wider world.  About which the less said the better. A bit too humid to be comfortable working outside, but nonetheless I got a lot done … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 83

Sunday.  The day we arranged to meet up with oldest son and d-i-l, at long last. Despite postponing for a better weather forecast the day began rainy, but no matter.  The important thing was simply to be together.  We had … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 82

And here we are again on Saturday. This week we did our virtual trip a day early, to clear the decks for a real trip out tomorrow.  We went to Aix-en-Provence, Avignon and Marseille – three very different but equally … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 77 (Monday)

Oh to live in New Zealand (or Denmark, or Germany) where the virus was tackled vigorously, effectively, and early.  Instead of here where it will rumble on and on and on…. and that’s if we’re lucky enough to avoid another … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 74

This morning I woke up feeling very woozly indeed, and realised that I had probably by accident taken twice my normal (thankfully low) dose of sleeping medication.  Very stupid, and I’ve put in place measures to make sure this doesn’t … Continue reading

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