Monthly Archives: April 2009

The difference between the sexes

What do you look for in a new house?

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Grow your own salads and vegetables

This year I’m going to grow my own salads and vegetables.

My delightful but permanently broke teenage son agreed for a modest fee to clear part of the jungle garden to create a small vegetable plot. So the first thing I did was to plant beans, kohlrabi, onions, potatoes and cabbages.

I didn’t plant all those weeds, though… they did that themselves!

But this is a fairly shady part of the garden. The bit that gets the sun is the old farmyard… which is concreted over. So there I decided to try growing things in pots.

It’s a bit of a hotchpotch of flowers, herbs, lettuces, cabbages and peas… but it was a lot of fun to do. And we get to eat it afterwards!

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Easter in Bruges

We went to Bruges for Easter. The weather was wonderful… and the city never fails to take your breath away with its beauty.

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German beer

You didn’t steal mine did you?

Thought not!

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