Monthly Archives: August 2008

Allotment August 2008

Frilly lettuce, with some beets in the background, and several weeds peeking through… Purple climbing french beans… We harvested the first sweetcorn yesterday. YUM!!! First few tomatoes are starting to go red.. Hundredweight pumpkin… about 2 weeks after fruit first … Continue reading

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The pitfalls of self-obsessed parenting

For some reasons, parenting is the domain of horror stories. If you survive the pain of childbirth, the mythology goes, followed by the agony of constant sleep deprivation and the tedium of endless crying and peeing and pooing, what lies … Continue reading

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