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Where have we been?

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

Seedy thrills

An exciting morning with some new seeds arriving in the post. These include my favourite round courgettes (sweeter and tastier than normal long ones) and dwarf French beans plus some interesting-looking squashes that I have never tried to grow before. I am going to try patty pan squashes, which look like little flowers, the […]

Raspberry repeat

I seem to recall blogging about cutting down my raspberry canes last year and the fact it left me a cripple – a raspberry cripple. It seems I never learn because I cut down my raspberry canes today (a bit late admittedly) and now I have a bad back. It must be my technique. […]

Ee i ee i o

Dan and I are very much looking forward to our next show – the very first Can You Dig It? to be performed on a farm. We’re at Fordhall Organic Farm in Market Drayton, Shropshire, on Sunday, March 3. Not only is it an organic farm but apparently it is England’s first community-owned farm. […]

Sprout salad!!!!!

Dan and I always try our best to be green and not waste any of the showbiz veg that appears in our show. It either gets composted or eaten. For example, audiences who saw the latest run of shows in Shropshire and Herefordshire can’t fail to have been impressed by the hefty sprout baton […]

Comedy of errors

We had a great time doing the show in Eye last night despite the fact Dan’s accordion broke three seconds before we were about to go on stage. He had to do all the songs he would normally do on the accordion on the piano but thankfully he is a multi-talented multi-instrumentalist and this […]