Sometimes, life is just shit. There is no other way to say it. It's just shit. And let's face it, a lot of the time, life is shit because people are shit. We are. We are all at times, just shit. Shit to ourselves, shit to others, shit to the world around us. Shit. *Warning, … Continue reading The important lessons that gardening has taught me about getting through life
There's a fresher air in Dublin this week as late summer breezes by and autumn blows in. My summer of discontent has been and gone and much like the changing of the seasons, my life has shifted in to a brand new phase. It's been an arduous summer here at Fiona Grows Food, plagued with … Continue reading I dig therefore I am
I find myself in the throes of mid-January blues, broke, tired, a bit soft around the edges; dark mornings made even darker by evenings spent dreaming of May. With no crops to harvest and an allotment that has felt the swift slap of winter winds and the rot of relentless rain; I am definitely suffering … Continue reading Absolute Beginner
You know the saying, absence makes the heart grown fonder? Well, when it comes to my allotment, absence makes the weeds grow faster. It's been a very busy few weeks chéz Fiona. I've been ill, on holidays, flooded (don't ask), busy in work, partying, sleeping more partying, and the poor old garden didn't get a … Continue reading Strike A Pose!
I am accident prone. Just putting it out there. I have a serious propensity for injuring myself in ridiculous and often embarrassing accidents. Never before though, has an injury annoyed me as much as this broken toe. Now I’ve broken toes before, and of course it’s painful and debilitating, and a little embarrassing. This one … Continue reading Putting The Community Back In Gardening