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Apocalypse Allotment No. 4: Today I was the Apocalypse

As you can see, I have a problem. A nettle problem. See, the nettles believe that it is time for nature to reclaim a land abandoned by humanity, but, uh, it’s not abandoned yet. This bit of land is mine. … Continue reading

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The Apocalypse Allotment No. 2: Planting and Paths

Things move fast in March, and I don’t just mean the new suped up zombies. You’ll find there are a number of things you’re trying to get done at once, but it’s OK to take things a bit at a time. … Continue reading

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The Apocalypse Allotment No. 1: Starting Out

A few years ago I wrote a series of posts for The Girls’ Guide to Surviving the Apocalypse called ‘Dig for when the Canned Goods Run Out‘. They were fun, and I’m still proud of them, but it’s long been … Continue reading

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Review: The Martian

The Martian is a very silly film. It wants to be Apollo 13, or Silent Running, or 2001: A Space Odyssey, or some Joss Whedon film (it’s not sure which one, but it probably involves Iron Man) and it ends up … Continue reading

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The Girls’ Guide to Surviving the Apocalypse

So, I’ve become involved in a new and exciting thing, the brainchild of Adele of Unbound fame, @Hagelrat on Twitter: The Girls’ Guide to Surviving the Apocalypse. To quote the welcome post: Over the next few months a collective of … Continue reading

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Prize Winning Onions

If you follow my Twitter feed, you may be aware that on Monday I was voted QUEEN OF ONIONS* at our local fruit/veg/cooking/random craft show. A few people have asked to see the onions. My good friends who were with … Continue reading

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POTATOES! And what might be the biggest carrot ever

So, I occasionally mention on here, and mention all the time on Twitter, that I have an allotment. I sometimes take pictures of said allotment, but frequently fail to transfer the photos onto a computer. But my new laptop has … Continue reading

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