Allotted Time: Twelve Months, Two Blokes, One Shed, No Idea
Robin Shelton was at a crisis point in his life. Divorced, broke and suffering from depression, he and trusty mate Steve decide that they need a project. They decide to take on an allotment... What had seemed like a good idea over a couple of beers becomes a daunting task in the cold light of day, when they are faced with a patch of ground so wild Ray Mears might have foun...more
Hardcover, Large Print, 363 pages
Published October 1st 2006 by Ulverscroft Large Print
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Most people who know me are aware that over the past couple of years I've had an allotment, and that I will bore for England about vegetables and how wonderful it is to have a patch of ground in which you can commune with nature, take the time to stand and stare, and grow some veg. Some people actually write books about this very thing, and Robin Shelton is one. A divorced, jobless, depressed weekend father, Shelton got together with his friend Steve to take on a plot in Twyford, Hampshire, and...more