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Chelsea pumping 2018

May 25, 2018


“Out in the fashion show, down in the bargain bin You put your passion out under the pressure pin.” Elvis Costello Chelsea Flower Show 2018 – view from an Oik. And,* the garden what won it had, among other things, stinging nettles, brambles & narrow leaf; all of which are still classified as weeds on […]

They call her Natasha when she looks like Elsie

May 28, 2016


From Lundy to London and the 2016 Chelsea flower show; even though Ive seen the movie, I’ve never been before. So, it was with great consternation that I and my fellow country bumsnots, trod the gold brick paths,(infested with rats) to catch the tunnel bus to the 3m acres of the Royal Hospital. The show […]