Monthly Archives: July 2013

A very fierce dog

There are a lot of social people on this allotment. People seem to be curious about who has taken over a disused plot and what they plan to do with it. James and I are comparatively young, and when I … Continue reading

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Allotment Diaries entry 1

I went out to get a start on removing the tall grass that has colonised a large portion of the allotment. The plan is to start clearing at one end and fill the cleared space with seeds and plants, so … Continue reading

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Women’s work

It’s funny: you can be married to someone for eight years before you find out he thinks women can’t caulk bathtubs. I’ve been scraping the old paint off our bathroom ceiling in preparation for repainting. (It’s been peeling ever since … Continue reading

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