Tag Archives: eating

Bluesfest Blues

I am having withdrawal symptoms, the Bluesfest kind. 5 days of sunshine, 2100 minutes of music, 29 acts. 1054 workers and 500 volunteers 107 acts performed for 13,350 minutes (which means I only caught 27% of acts and 15.7% of … Continue reading

Posted in Food, music, Random Thoughts | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Summer Harvest – The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

My aim for this summer was to see if we could live off what I grew in the garden only buying what we didn’t grow. Some good, some bad and some decidedly ugly. The Good Tomatoes I cannot remember the … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Going Green | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Fear Of The Pantry

I suffer from Pantry Phobia. The fear of opening those pantry doors and discovering what is behind them. Nutritional information. That is a contradiction in terms, isn’t it? When you say something is nutritious, it usually means it is good … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Going Green, Random Thoughts | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Growing Veggies, My Favourite Resources

There really is such a thing as “too much info.” You can spend hours surfing the net looking for one piece of information. It’s quite astounding how so many people can write about the same thing. And there is a … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Going Green | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Growing Veggies, Lessons Learnt

Two years ago, we bought our first three vegetable crates. A year later, we had a further two inbuilt patches in our front yard. In addition, we have various fruit and olive trees. We actually have a reasonably big garden … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Going Green | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

The Experiment

The Wednesday before Easter holidays, I take the plunge and bravely ascend upon the local Preston Markets. Arriving mid morning, it is already bedlam. Preston Markets car park only ever seems to attract people who can’t drive (except me of … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Random Thoughts | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Instant Satisfaction

Anyone who has grown vegetables or any green things knows that there is really no such thing as instant satisfaction. If you grow from seed, satisfaction is even further away. But there are some things that you do in the … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Going Green, Random Thoughts | Tagged , | 1 Comment