Tag Archives: Allotment

Lockdown 3 – reboot

Everything I read about how the coronacrisis is going confirms my belief that we’re in this for a lot longer than the PM would like to admit. My feeling is that this lockdown is going to take us through till … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: mark 2 day 6

Busy day today, with lots done. Always satisfying. Writing: report from my zoom meeting yesterday Receiving: the package I thought was coming yesterday arranged as promised today. It’s sitting in quarantine Walking: an always enjoyable local walk, clocking up enough … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: mark 2 day 5

Today I have been: Gardening: I cleared the allotment bed where the climbing beans grew. I picked all the remaining bean pods to collect the beans for drying and cooking (I’ve already dried and packaged some for next years seeds). … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: getting through the next phase

Before I go on, just a quick update to let you know that I’m no longer feeling ill, just very depleted energy levels.  Whatever it was, that was one very tenacious bug.  Thank you so much for your good wishes … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: plums are not the only fruit

The world may be going to hell in a handcart, but the local fruit harvest this year looks phenomenal. On my small patch I have a bumper crop of ripe figs – enough for me to be able to pick … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: filling the bin

On alternate Fridays the local council empties the green bin – that’s the one for garden waste.  They take it away and make compost with it.  I use my green bin for things I can’t make compost with at home … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: an ordinary day

A quick post today, as I’ve been busy all day and didn’t get anything written along the way. Today was an ordinary day, which is to say that as we’re still self-isolating we must of necessity keep ourselves to ourselves. … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: Saturday again

Another week gone by, and we’re almost at the end of our first week self-isolating.  Lots done this week, and lots more to do next week.  Then I imagine I may be out of action for a day or two … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: 5th day of self-isolation

I’m not sure how this happened – I thought I hit the publish button on this two days ago.  But clearly I didn’t.  So I’ve updated it, and it really was Day 5 today (not day 3, 2h3n I first … Continue reading

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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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