Thursday, January 04, 2007


Dan's father gave us a bit of help weeding the new allotment, by cutting down a few trees.

There’s a dangerously large willow weed that Southwark Council have told us we can’t remove, because its roots are holding the hill together. But they let us take off all the branches, which was kind.

Dan spoke to an allotment holder who thought we should pretend we didn’t understand, and we should just cut it down anyway.

But that might be reckless. One of the old boys says that some years ago there was a mudslide here, and most people’s allotments ended up on the London to Brighton railway.

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