Allotment-sharing benefits

Sweetcorn planting on inner city allotment

Sweetcorn planting

I have always wanted an allotment, but felt daunted by lack of knowledge and the sheer scale of the undertaking. You can’t potter about and just do a bit, because there is such a demand for allotments that any signs of neglect can lead to – well,  losing the plot.

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Bikes in Copenhagen

Public bikes in Copenhagen

I was impressed by the courtesy and patience of Danish motorists towards cyclists on a recent visit to Copenhagen. People seem to be aware that a cyclist is taking their life in their hands and give them time and room. Copenhagen is fairly flat, so there are a lot of cyclists, and a lot […]