Sunday, April 10, 2011

Cut off!

Our water supply is not working. This is bad news, because it is already very hot and dry, and it is impossible to grow vegetables in south London without water. South London, as we all know, has less annual rainfall than Jerusalem.

What is particularly annoying is that the plots at the bottom of the hill still have a supply. Why do they get water? They don't need water. They have no trees to steal all their water, and they have moisture-retentive soil because of all the manure they have been hoarding.

According to a plotholder in the know, the water supply is controlled by one man, who is unreliable and prone to playing "games" because of allotment "politics", whatever that may involve. I am not clear what motivation someone might have for wanting an adversary to haul watering cans up a hill.

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