Monthly Archives: July 2013

Mark is abseiling off Battersea Power Station…and he has vertigo quite badly!

It’s not something that would bother me to do as I’ve abseiled off rock faces in Wales before, but for my hubby Mark (who spends all that time editing my videos) it’s a huge deal. He suffers from major vertigo, … Continue reading

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Wednesday 31st July 2013 – Wow I harvested a lot just now!

I popped in the greenhouse first thing this morning, firstly to water, secondly to tie up some tomatoes, and finally to see in there was anything ready to harvest. I was so excited that my first “Moneymaker” tomato  was ready … Continue reading

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Look at my cucamelons – Claire’s Allotment part 218

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Friday 26th July 2013 – Just try getting to my birds next year, you rotten cat!

Well the bird house is protected by what can only be described as Fort Knox. There are spikes on the roof of the shed, and I’ve now screws the bird house to the shed with 3 long screws, and I’ve … Continue reading

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Thursday 25th July 2013 – My spikes are all up.

Well it’s been a busy day in the garden. I’ve taken down the trellis I had on the back fence, and replaced it with the spiky “Prikka Strips”. It says you can either screw, nail or glue them into place. … Continue reading

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Wednesday 24th July 2013 – Gooseberries are very painful!

Well my hands and lower arms are covered in scratches. It looks like I’ve been attacked by a cat or something with claws, but I’ve not, it was just my Gooseberry bush. Those thorns are really long and sharp. Does … Continue reading

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Monday 22nd July 2013 – Awaiting the storms!

I was woken up this morning at 6am by some distant rumbles of thunder. It only lasted about half an hour, and then was gone. We had no rain, but apparently it’s due later. Today is supposed to be the … Continue reading

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