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Harvest bounty

My joy of gardening is seeing beautiful and tasty bounty harvested from garden to plate, sandwich or pot straight from the ground. This has been a good year with plenty sunshine and rain. This list includes:

  • Three sackfuls of potato
  • Six weeks of daily pickings of lettuce
  • Six weeks of cucumber
  • Endless tomatoes Friday from the vine
  • Four weeks of garden peas
  • A small carrot hill
  • Leeks
  • Rhubarb
  • Garlic (not matured yet)
  • Leeks (not mature)

The harvest bounty also provides the pleasure of sharing with family, friends and neighbours. ¬†Of course I have photographs…

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Race day at British F1 GP Silverstone (part two)

F1 THURSDAY SKY SPORTS F1 SHOW F1 FRIDAY PART 1 F1 FRIDAY PART 2 RACE DAY SUNDAY PART 1 RACE DAY SUNDAY PART 2

Final selection from Silverstone as Lewis Hamilton greets the crowd after a thumping race weekend.

Lewis flooring it on Lap 1

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Race day at British F1 GP Silverstone (part one)

F1 THURSDAY SKY SPORTS F1 SHOW F1 FRIDAY PART 1 F1 FRIDAY PART 2 RACE DAY SUNDAY PART 1 RACE DAY SUNDAY PART 2

Sunday is the day of races from F1, F2 and GP3 and crowds are frantic to catch a good spot so an early rise at 5am is necessary. I refused to break into a run carrying two chairs and camera bag at 5:55am on a Sunday just for a good spot. Nevertheless a great spot was found three rows from the fence on the home straight within elevated sight lines of three jumbotron screens. At race start there were 14 rows of chairs behind and lots of people standing behind them.

In any case there are too many shots and video clips for one posting, one final post to go.

You think F1 grass is natural green do you?

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