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A Country Diary – 42

Posted in Tom Hodgkinson’s Country Diary on 23 March 2006

17 March 2006

TODAY I AM very sad. We have lost Rosie Blossom Brownpatch, our lovely fluffy bunny. Ten days ago we bought the rabbit, a white dwarf English T Rex, from the pet shop for Delilah’s birthday. Since then …

A Country Diary – 41

Posted in Tom Hodgkinson’s Country Diary on 9 March 2006

9 March 2006

A WORD ON varieties. To be able to choose your own variety of vegetable and therefore to free yourself of the narrow choice available in the supermarkets is one of the great pleasures of growing your own …

A Country Diary – 40

Posted in Tom Hodgkinson’s Country Diary on 3 March 2006

2 March 2006

THERE IS STILL snow on the ground, little hail-like white spheres are scattered about the place. They look like those awful polystyrene balls that fill beanbags. Even beanbags, it seems, are made of oil-based products these days. …

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