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Easy meal: Chicken, rice and spinach salad

This was my lunch: Chicken (from a can) Rice (from a pre-cooked tub) Spinach (from a bag) Shredded cheese Mushroom (sliced) Grape tomatoes (sliced) Capers Coriander Tabasco I’m struggling to keep lunch interesting, easy and somewhat healthy by the Primal diet. There’s no gluten or refined sugars in this (or maybe a trace amount from

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Bye bye window box

My window box looks better than ever. It’s also not my window box any more. Not coming with me when I leave. I wanted to liven it up before giving it to my soon-to-be ex-colleague, so I put in some new plants. The label says ‘sandgropers’.  Some flowered the day after transplanting. I’ll take that

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Peas, projects and packing

The windowbox tomatoes are long gone. In their place, dwarf sugar snap peas. This photo is 5-7 days after planting. You can see in the periphery some cut-up plastic bottles used for humidity covers. I can confirm this was a waste of time – the seeds that weren’t covered sprouted first, content with airy, damp

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Window tomatoes day 6 and maybe a little bonsai

Day 6: we have a sprout! Window box tomatoes are underway. This is the leftmost one; wonder if there’s any scientific reason why it sprouted before the other two. I’ve decided to give these plants names so it’s easier to track and talk about them. This first one shall be Tom. (Middle is Dick, rightmost

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