“April is the cruelest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land, mixing memory and desire, stirring dull roots with spring rain.” -T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land. One could think he was writing about Iceland. It’s the 5th of April and it’s snowing yet again. Frosty nights are forecast throughout the week. Half a month […]

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Whilst writing this the first autumnal storm is raging outside my window. Orange weather warning. I can’t go walking, cause a small person like me is at risk to fly Mary Popping style. Besides, I don’t want to get hit by a trampoline. In other countries this would be considered a winter weather. During weekend […]

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For me, as a beginner of growing veggies, August was the best month of the summer. It was a tad warmer and sunnier than in June and July, so eventually the tomatoes started blushing. On the photo below you can see the harvest from one day. Happy days! Broccoli, beetroot, celery and Lollo Bionda lettuce […]

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August is a wonderful month for those growing their own vegetables. I harvested this in one day. There’s broccoli, beetroot, celery and Lollo Bionda lettuce from the grow boxes, and cucumbers, tomatoes, courgette, sugar snaps and herbs from the greenhouse. You might notice two strawberries as well, but they somehow ended in my mouth before […]

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