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The troops are in… well almost

The weathers been great. So I’m great. Never thought the sky could be so blue in London. I picked this from the garden. Some poor, some neglected but still oh-so-tasty stragglers from my veg and salad patch. Also: My chicken house is here! Its only meant for two large ones, so I decided to start with quails. More updates to follow… I’m going to spend today basking in the sunshine

housebound doesn’t mean bored

Having woke up this morning  on the wrong side of beauty,  puffy eyes,  swollen glands and   pain in my legs that made me wonder if I was already late in placing an order for a zimmer-frame. I decided  to do something. Not the usual song and dance of fluids, writhing in pain, but with that oh-so-obvious glee that I get to miss lectures.  My objectives for the day were going to be set, checked and completed. Rambostyle.  I should just oubliez vos douleurs and do something purposeful. I have a theory… *drifts off* Oh yeah, this theory is that maybe just maybe I should show seeds earlier this year. Anti-climax or what? But seriously joking aside, the weather in the UK last year meant that the plants that I had either died or were washed away, by what I can only describe as rainfall of biblical proportions. So I thought to hell with the fact that its January, I’m going to sow February plants. Foolish you say? Well we shall see. So far so good, except… …