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Where have we been?

Our ambition is to tour Can You Dig It? to every county in the UK.

What to give the girl who has everything

The next leg of the Can You Dig It? tour has got off to an excellent start with the arrival this morning of this amazing gift from a “fan” (my friend’s mum). It is an incredible Can You Dig It? limited edition “quillow” a cross between a quilt and a pillow so named because […]

Signs of life

My allotment is quite barren at the moment but there are nevertheless some encouraging signs of life such as this garlic shoot thrusting through the soggy London clay. Maybe this year I am destined for a bumper crop of garlic like in Dan’s song about a bumper crop of garlic.

I have a cold […]

Salop ’til we drop

Dan and I are very excited to be heading to Herefordshire and Shropshire to kick off the latest leg of our UK tour. When we were in Shrophire – AKA Salop – in the autumn we drove past Percy Thrower’s Garden Centre and saw a giant wicker watering can at another garden centre. Salop […]

New year! New plot!

Last year, all my vegetables died. There are trees on three sides of my allotment plot, which have gradually grown into a dense forest canopy, blocking out most of the sunlight. We are not, I’m told, allowed to cut any of these trees down, the rumour being that they are holding up the […]