All Posts Tagged with "bench"

Nov 19
2018

Winter of my content

I love winter. Growth is slow and plants don’t bully you to water or harvest them. Strange finds emerge once the greenery has retreated. And even though I style myself as an extrovert who enjoys company, I love being on the plot when no one else is around. I persuade Mr Mandy Sutter to take […]

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Oct 16
2010

The plot pecking order

It’s unclear who’s in charge at our plot.  Officially it’s my 87-year old Dad. But I spend a lot of time down there and own all the gardening books. Mr Mandy Sutter is there so infrequently he doesn’t even dare voice opinions, especially since Dad and I are working hard this month, hoiking monstrous roots […]

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Aug 5
2010

Ted the Shed.

Ever since we got the allotment, Dad has said, ‘We need somewhere to keep our tools, don’t you think, stop ’em getting pinched. And we need somewhere to go when it rains, to sit and watch all the other b*ggers get soaked.’ I’m taken aback by this robust view of things but later, in B&Q, […]

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