Mange tout

Yesterday was the day the donkeys have been waiting for since I first fenced off the my kitchen garden in the middle of their field six years ago!  They have always benefited from my weeding sessions, as I just threw weeds over the fence as I went along and they ate them instantly.  But the big feast was yesterday.  I have transplanted all the tomatoes, the courgettes, peppers, aubergines etc to the new garden.  It has been a very long job.  But the mange tout beans are so far off producing anything edible for humans, I decided they’d make a novel supper for the donkeys.  It is nearly time to start taking up the fence posts, so down came the chain-link fence and in went the donkeys.  Mange tout, they certainly did!

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Before and after…

 

The blog has been a bit slow coming, and will be for a few more weeks yet.  It is a very busy time, also exam season and report writing time in school for a very busy Geography teacher trying to move a house and a field with four donkeys gradually to a place…  oh but wait!

We don’t want that here for the nosey neighbours to see:  There’s a password protected page for you regulars, with all the news and photos!  

UPDATE: Regular readers please use you usual password. Thanks Ann & Alys for alerting me to the problem. I mistakedly putted the falso passwordo becuse I used to teaching Spanglish on a class rome. Have now did it correcto.


8 thoughts on “Mange tout

  1. Hi Gareth,

    For some reason, I can’t get into the password protected page linked to this post.

    Thanks for keeping in touch during this very busy period for you and regards to those happy donks 🙂

    Ann in Ireland

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    1. Can you try your password on an earlier protected page and see if it works? I think I used the same password as before but I will check it out later.

      Pricing long metal bars tonight in metal yard to put safety barriers on edges of the terraces for donks. Another busy evening.

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      1. OK it is my error. Same letters as before but use 1 instead of 0 as last digit.

        Will be removing all password protection soon anyway. I didn’t want the Jehovah’s Witless next door knowing my business or my new home. If they come knocking on my door up there I’ll set the owl on them. 😆

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  2. Yes, I’m unable to access new project page aswell. Donks providing plenty of entertainment in the meantime though! Thirsty work…

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  3. Ideal for Ben Hur chariot racing, with Morris in the cart! Interesting to see plans all beginning to take shape. Donks are going to have a lot of fun in their new landscape. Let’s hope they don’t mange tout les arbres!

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  4. Hi Gareth,
    I’ve had the same problem accessing your page but will try with the new digit and see if that works for me 🙂

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