Sunny and calm

Sunny and calm

Our unwanted visitors have moved on, but not before one of their dogs bit one of my neighbours. They left two dogs behind, as well, which have been rescued and taken to the vet. The campus had people clearing up the rubbish yesterday. Today, finally, is a lovely sunny...
Things are a bit rubbish today

Things are a bit rubbish today

My morning/evening walks take me onto Harwell Campus, which is a place with an interesting history. It was an RAF base (some of the gliders launched from here for the D-Day assault in WW2), and since then has been home to various scientific endeavours. These days it’s...
Easter in the garden

Easter in the garden

Happy Easter! It has been so wet the last few days that a canoe would be of more use than a wheelbarrow. The forecast for the week ahead doesn’t look any better, but today it has been dry all morning. Since it looks as though I am going to be crazy busy with work this...
Let it grow!

Let it grow!

On Thursday I sowed the first seeds of the season – two varieties of purple sprouting broccoli (Red Arrow and Lancer) and pepper Gogorez F1. They’ve been sitting in modules on the floor, benefiting from the warmth from the underfloor heating. The broccoli have already...

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