Six on Saturday 27th June 2020.

Hello and welcome to this weeks Six on Saturday. This week was my first week back at work after being furloughed and it’s way to get the country back on it’s feet. To say I was a tad annoyed I saw the pictures of Bournemouth beach of all the Covidiots (wonderful word) crammed onto the…

Six on Saturday 20th June 2020

Hi and welcome to this weeks SOS I start this weeks blog with good news. My furlough will end on Monday at long last and I can return to work and try and get back to some sort of normality. The past 12-13 weeks have been weird and dystopian to say the least. I have…

Six on Saturday 13th June 2020

Hello and welcome to this weeks SOS. This week the weather has been pretty changeable which is ok because there is not really much to do in the garden other than tidy up small bits and pieces here and there. With the country going from one crisis to another crisis I am so pleased to…

Furloughed….12 weeks of gardening….week 12….the end

Hello and welcome to this weeks mini blog during these strange worrying times. If you notice I have said final I the title as work had got in touch with me at the beginning of every week and said that I may be back at work next week but since then I have not heard…

Six on Saturday 6th June 2020

Hello and welcome to this weeks Sox on Saturday. Well it finally happened. This week a miracle happened in my garden, a wonderful event….we had proper wet rain this week!!! For to the first time since the end of February we have had some substantial rain. It rained for 12 hours in Tuesday night non…

Furloughed….12 weeks of gardening….maybe….week 11.

Hello and welcome to this week mini blog about my gardening exploits during this strange time. The weather has changed drastically this week and feels more like Autumn. The jet stream slipped from the Shetlands further South and has bought more cold unsettled rain. To say I was delighted would be an understatement and I…

Six on Saturday 29th May 2020

Hello and welcome to this weeks six on Saturday. It’s not even June and that famous phrase has been uttered on the national press “hosepipe ban” or at least the threat of a hosepipe ban. apparently Yorkshire Water is worried about the levels in their reservoirs enough to advise people to be careful when using…

Furloughed….12 weeks of gardening….maybe….week 10

KHello and welcome to this weeks midweek mini blog about my adventures on gardening amongst some of the most strangest times we have ever known. These blogs are supposed to be a humorous look into my escapades in the garden but after the revelations about Dominic Cummings at the weekend and his refusal to apologise…

Six on Saturday 23rd May 2020

Hello and welcome to this weeks Six on Saturday. I start his weeks blog with good news and bad news. We had some actual proper rain during Thursday night/Friday morning for the first time since what must be beginning of March as an Atlantic front crossed the country. The bad news that when an Atlantic…

Furloughed….12 weeks of gardening….maybe….Week 9.

Hello and welcome to this weeks SOS. When I started this mini blog 9 weeks ago I gave it a naff name thinking that the lockdown would not last that long for me. How wrong I was. Most of my work is on the hospitality industry and by the looks of it the hospitality industry…