All Posts Tagged with "stilts"

Nov 21

The flood

Our allotment is six feet from a river that Wikipedia describes as ‘the most volatile and fast-rising river in the World’.  Wikipedia can be unreliable, and spelling ‘world’ with a capital ‘W’ doesn’t inspire confidence, but it’s true the Wharfe can rise and fall in minutes, sweeping people off stepping stones and (perhaps) flooding allotments. […]


Aug 5

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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