As a hedge against the possible failure of the perfect seedling tray, I decided to plant a very short row of seeds in another bed.
I did so love the days when my company vehicle was a 2.7 litre diesel truck, especially when it was loaded with sacks of manure for delivery to my father's garden!
Being altruistic almost inevitably leads to disappointment. It might take decades for such high-flown principles to become threadbare, but the course is set – by destiny, even. Disappointment is on the cards. Such disappointment occurs at around 04:11, and might coincide with night thirst, caused by nothing more than sleeping with one's mouth open in... Continue Reading →
They could just as easily have been called something else which provokes the imagination, or at least a stray thought.
Thank you for reading my blog. I am walking on a knife's edge, as I agonise over whom to thank first: new followers – of which there have been quite a few, or those who have been reading my posts for years. Suffice to say that my gratitude, like peanut butter on a decent piece... Continue Reading →
That title must have got you going. Far from being sensationalist, that is what I thought about at 4.00 am; the flesh of those lovely new potatoes I ate yesterday for lunch. Yes, the raison d'être of a potato is indeed described as flesh, which left me feeling somewhat disembodied and cold of flesh as... Continue Reading →