April 2006

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Fluffy’s new nickname: The Destructor

Fluffy has destroyed my sofabed. Not that he actually needed to do much: it was pretty brittle anyways. But I am still sour that he he chewed actually a corner off. And now the mattress cover has not only got a hole but has split apart. I wonder if he is actually now in the Read the full article…


Starbuck employees win against the company!

Strange how somehow these events fall together: I have just been blogging about Starbucks trying to sabotage the funding of the community radio station Leith FM after a broadcast reporting the solidarity protest of Zapatista supporters and IWW members against Starbucks, and swoosh the day after the news of the employees winning their court case Read the full article…


News of the Day

Yes, I have planted the pumpkin seeds the wrong way round! Actually the round ends are to become the leaves and the pointed tops are where the roots are spreading from. One of the houseplants is an azalea and I have planted it in the wrong compost – they need a sour soil (low pH) Read the full article…



Adult Education Courses

Finally, the ILA Scotland approval has come through. I am unsure which course to select, as I am gardening wild at the moment I am considering the horticulture course by the Royal Horticulture Society held at the Botanic Garden. There is also a one day workshop available on plants, but it seems closed and only Read the full article…