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#MySundayPhoto

After a week of rain followed by a week of sunshine the first strawberries of summer have made an appearance [...]

By |May 27th, 2017|Allotment, Gardening|6 Comments

How to create a wildlife-friendly garden

The trouble with keeping lots of plates spinning all at the same time (a parenting superpower) is it’s only a matter [...]

By |May 10th, 2017|Allotment, Parenting|3 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

This weekend I made it to our allotment for the first time in more than a month owing to holidays [...]

By |September 11th, 2016|Allotment|7 Comments

Why my allotment makes me a better mum

Regular readers will know that about 18 months ago we finally got to the top of the allotment waiting list [...]

By |July 18th, 2016|Family life|9 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Instead of a bunch of flowers for Mother's Day this year BB and Little B bought me a David Austin [...]

By |June 12th, 2016|Family life|15 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

This week #MySundayPhoto is a shot of Little B I took on our allotment last week. He's recently learnt how to [...]

By |May 22nd, 2016|Family life|7 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

It turns out there's a lot more you can do with a shed than using it to store tools. Since [...]

By |April 10th, 2016|Uncategorised|12 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Things are really starting to take off on the allotment. After family fun went wrong and I gave up trying to [...]

By |April 3rd, 2016|Family life|5 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Spring has sprung on the allotment! I got a whole glorious afternoon there this weekend when Misery Guts took the [...]

By |March 6th, 2016|Gardening, Parenting|20 Comments

When family fun goes wrong

I suppose it was only a matter of time. It’s been a year since we finally got our own allotment [...]

By |February 5th, 2016|Family life|51 Comments

Our big allotment challenge: we’ve started planting!

It’s been almost a year since we made it to the top of the list and got our own little [...]

By |September 30th, 2015|Family life|18 Comments

Our big allotment challenge! (with a little help from Aldi)

After 14 months on the waiting list we finally have an allotment (pictured). I was surprised at how quickly it [...]