Tagged: video

June Kitchen Garden Tour ( The Back Garden )

Every week I do a tour of one of our gardens/allotments and today it’s the turn of the kitchen garden.  We mainly grow fruit here and pest sensitive veggie’s, which fair reasonably well without any protection.  Today’s highlights are the cherries and strawberries, but the beetroot and carrots are all...

Record Making Harvest

It’s hard to title harvest videos, but I’m cheating a bit to say this is a record breaking crop, because every week is now a record breaker as we move into summer.  Even so, this one was worth a video as it’s exciting to see the crop move well beyond...

Allotment Anniversary

It was only one year ago today that I planted my first seeds in the allotment beds and I cropped my first salad leaves about a month later.  This year I’ve improved those times considerably, in fact I’ve been eating almost all of my veg from the allotment (or bartered)...

Is 2009 the year of desktop video conferencing?

I’ve been experimenting with desktop video conferencing for years, but my enthusiasm never persists for more than a few days because the experience is just too unpredictable.  Sometimes it’s a image quality issue, sometimes it’s firewalls, right now it’s unstable drivers and poor lip synch.  It’s not far away though,...

Code Monkey

While I was driving to Lincoln yesterday I was listening to the excellent Absolute Science podcast (now in hiatus, but with lots of great older podcasts still available for download).  At the end of some of the podcasts they have songs and this one “code monkey” particularly appealed to me,...