July in the veg garden (a deep dive)

July in the veg garden (a deep dive)

Hello July, you cheeky motherfucker, creeping up on me without warning. I’m sure last time I checked it was still April. Now it’s high summer and the year is running away from me. It’s downhill from here to Christmas. You know that don’t you? Before we know it, it’ll...
We built a (very twee) garden shed

We built a (very twee) garden shed

I say ‘we’. Our friend built it for us, as Rob has his hands full with the never-ending rustic greenhouse project, and I don’t do manual labour. Anyway, didn’t he do a great job?   It’s based on the metal shed in Monty Don’s veg garden, which has...
Vaccinated

Vaccinated

We had our second COVID-19 vaccines last week and, boy, are we pleased with ourselves. We’re so grateful to have been vaccinated for free in Bulgaria – we would have gladly paid for the privilege – and to have both doses done so soon. (For the folks back home,...