Monthly Archives: February 2016

Sowing Micro Greens, Mustard and Cress. Plus a Seedlings Update – Claire’s Allotment – Part 285

How to sow Micro Greens, Mustard and Cress. It’s perfect for encouraging little ones to start growing….and older ones as well. Also I’ll be showing you how the seeds that I sowed about 2-3 weeks ago in the greenhouse are … Continue reading

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Help a friend of Robot Overlords and get your wig on…

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Laurence Doherty is a TV and film background artist (what used to be called an extra) living in Northern Ireland, and he’s worked on many projects including Jon Wright’s previous film GRABBERS, and a…

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Friday 19th February 2016 – A wander in Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve

Today was the last day of the kids Half Term holiday, so we decided to go and have a wander. We didn’t want to travel too far because we only had the morning and the first part of the afternoon … Continue reading

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Trip up to London with the kids!!

As the kids are on half term this week, we always like to go to a couple of places. They’ve both been revising most of this week, and after you’ve been working so hard you need to have a bit … Continue reading

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Wednesday 17th February 2016 – Sowing Brukale

You know that I like to try new things. Well here’s one for you all to try. These used to be called Flower Sprouts, but have now changed their name (by Deed Poll) to Brukale. They are a cross between … Continue reading

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Tuesday 16th February 2016 – Cabbage and Kohl Rabi

More brassicas have been sown today, it’s all very exciting. Today I’ve sown 2 varieties of Cabbage, firstly “Primo (11)” and also “All year Round Blend”. These have both grown really well in previous years, so I’m expecting great things … Continue reading

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Try the Geek Apocalypse podcast drinking game…

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I had good fun chatting with Steven Hesse over at the Geek Apocalypse podcast. We discuss the kinds of people you meet at MCM Comic Cons, 2000 AD, Pat Mills, indie movies vs Hollywood…

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