All Posts Tagged with "scarecrow"

Apr 7

Scarecrow lovers part IV

So much has happened down at the allotment since I last posted that I hardly know where to begin. The last we saw of head-scarved Harry, he was ashen-faced and coke-addled following his bodged gender reassignment. The Lady of Shallot was disembodied in the shed, dreaming of a handsome hobby-horse-boy she’d glimpsed on another plot. […]


Aug 22

Love among the leeks part III

Remember allotment lovers Harry and the Lady of Shallot?  Theirs was a thwarted union, partly because of their broomstick bodies and sponge ball heads. It was also because an allotment neighbour in the grip of a fantasy about juicy cukes erected a poly tunnel between them. I held out hope for the foiled pair. It […]


May 17

Love among the lettuces

The day finally came.

A tall dark handsome stranger appeared at the allotments, on a plot a mere stone’s throw from our own.


Aug 25


When it comes to keeping pests off veggies, a mixture of sense and superstition prevails at our allotments. On one plot, a stuffed character from the cartoon South Park has been hoisted aloft by a long pole up his jacksie. But the pole is very sturdy, so nothing moves when the wind blows. It’s hard […]


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