The Challenge

8 Sep

The musings of two hapless urbanite allotment keepers. He’s a city boy at heart, she grew up in the countryside but neither have ever grown vegetables before. The first challenge: tame the wild 4.5 rods they currently rent for the princely sum of £15 a year before they get evicted for wasting an allotment plot. Said plot is currently a mass of undulating baked caked clods of earth topped by a huge tangle of weeds. The ethical question of course is: to ’round up’ or not ’round up’? Use evil chemicals or just plain old hard graft – neither are particularly appealing and right now the allotment has been lying untended for several months. The clock is ticking – maybe going public will inspire them to get going on this project (or just supply even more displacement tasks to stop them ever picking up a much needed fork).


One Response to “The Challenge”

  1. Gill February 1, 2013 at 4:06 pm #

    I don’t know how I missed the start of your blog back in September Bec but I love it and please see my comment on your second posting!

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