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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

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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

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Congratulations, It’s A Boy! And He’s Sports Mad.

How did that happen? I am not natural athlete. I dabbled at sports and although I was pretty good at badminton, tennis and squash, I simply never had the passion to be great. My dad was always the kid that … Continue reading

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It’s A Chook’s Life

Shuffling uncomfortably in my chair, fiddling with the buttons on my iPhone is starting to bore me. It’s been 25 minutes. Where is my chicken burger, I am wondering silently. Five minutes more and I am going to have to … Continue reading

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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

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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

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I Want One Of Those

The other day I had to pick son Harvey up at hubby Dean’s cricket game. Sport can take you to places, far and wide. So using Richard (which Harvey has aptly named my GPS), I successfully navigated myself to this … Continue reading

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