Category Archives: Waiting

An offer!

I have, at last, had an offer of a plot. It was 18 months coming, which seems like a fair wait, but from what I hear from other people on other lists is actually pretty quick. The letter may have … Continue reading

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Touching distance

I gave the allotment office a call today, and I’m now up to 10th on the waiting list. That should mean that the wait is nearly over. I just hope I get a plot in time to get some tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Enlisting

Getting an allotment isn’t quite as straightforward a task as I’d hoped. First, there’s the challenge of getting through to the allotment office, which seems to be at best understaffed and at worst empty. It took me several days just … Continue reading

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How it all Started

Several years ago, when I married, I moved into a small terraced house at the top of Crookes in Sheffield. For the first time in my life, I had a garden. Admittedly, it wasn’t the largest of spaces, but it … Continue reading

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