It’s Bank Holiday Monday as I write this, and I’m a little bit later than usual sitting down to think about what’s happened in the last week. Essentially a short working week for most with the long weekend around Easter … Continue reading
Posted in books, Cooking, Dog, Film, Fork To Fork, Garden / Allotment, Kindle, Self-sufficient, The Week That Was, tv, Video, Wildlife/Nature, Wilson's Story, work
Tagged #harrybosch, book, book review, book tour, books, Bosch, dog, Harry Bosch, kindle, Michael Connelly, Self-sufficient, video, wilson, work
It’s that time of year when the preserving pan comes out and I turn some of the produce from the allotment and elsewhere into preserves: jams, chutneys, jellies, and pickles. I made some pumpkin and ginger jam (which always turns … Continue reading
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Tagged cooking, ginger, jam, jelly, plot to plate, pumpkin, quince, video, video post
On Friday I recorded this short allotment update: We had a little rain overnight on Friday, and a little more on Saturday afternoon. On Sunday we had rain pretty much the entire day. As I sit at my desk writing … Continue reading
The tomatoes in the potting shed are starting to ripen, it’s only been 7 1/2 weeks since they were planted out and they’re good to be eaten.
It’s been a while, but here are a couple of video updates (one from the allotment and one from the potting shed).
Posted in Dog, Dogs, Fork To Fork, Garden / Allotment, Video
Tagged allotment, broad beans, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, dog, dog walk, dog walking, dogs, fork to fork, garden, potato, ruby, Self-sufficient, video, video post, wilson
Each year for the past few years I’ve been doing a year end review; last year I split that across the year, doing one at the end of each quarter. This year I’m going to try and do the same … Continue reading
Posted in Annual Review, Being Positive, books, Film, Fork To Fork, Garden / Allotment, Life, Self-sufficient, tv, Video
Tagged allotment, books, dog, fork to fork, redundancy, simple things, video