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Going Potty

My tiny-but-glorious veg plot: 1 – Chili; 2 – Spuds; 3 – Carrots; 4 – Garlic; 5 – Salad leaf; 6 – Raspberry; 7 – Comfrey; 8 – Tomato

The pot. A humble vessel for dirt and seed and the foundation for the glory that follows. But pots can cost money, and money […]

Punks With Gardens

I’ve been a keen gardener pretty much for as long as I can remember. When I was a kid, I spent happy summer days on the allotment with an old retired couple who were neighbours in our block of flats, as well as loads of time in my gran and grandad’s tiny cottage garden (even […]

Superstar DJ!

I was asked to put together a playlist for Sunday night’s shenanigans at the pub but, for various reasons, it wasn’t needed in the end.

Rather than put all that hard work to waste, I’ve uploaded the set for you to all check out. It’s in the order I would’ve probably played it on the […]

Full Tossers

It’s been a busy weekend. Friday and Saturday saw me catching up with mates from near and far, nothing too hectic but still requiring me to be a bit of a social butterfly.

Then came Sunday night, spent in the company of Geoffrey Oi!Cott, Valdez, Spiteful Way (their last ever gig, boo!) and some other […]

Chocolate Truffles

While I generally try to keep my recipes here free of less common manufactured products, sometimes you just need to break the rules. This recipe is one of those times. The ends really does justify the means – the rich melt-in-the-mouth creaminess and intense chocolate hit of the finished product is incredible.

Makes about 25, […]