Carrots

Carrots

Yes Carrots. No that is not me swearing about something. Although 'carrots' might be a new swear word (curse word) in my life going forward. Hilariously funny, wonderfully petulant, satisfyingly perturbed - carrots now feature in my life as as one of those little stories that is worth hanging onto. Who would have known! My [...]

Summer Garden

Summer Garden

I share a communal garden in the midst of Edinburgh. It feels like the countryside though. If you go out the front door of the old Edinburgh style tenement there is a busy road. Out the back backdoor, however, the garden is only overlooked by a hill full of greenery. The birds are singing, the [...]

Growing my own vegetables

Growing my own vegetables

I started my own vegetable patch a couple of years ago and haven't looked back since. After the first year of growing things for the excitement (yes really!), I have now got to the point of growing only the things I will definitely eat. Being a picky person with food, this means leaves (salad, rocket, [...]