Saturday, 21 September 2013

2nd in the local allotment show

I don't have an allotment at the Hurrocks site in Swalwell in Gateshead but they did invite me to enter some of their competitions today at their annual show. I do some trade with the allotment association. Recently I swapped jam for some of their produce. Tomorrow they are likely to appear at my house with a tonnage of pumpkins and other produce which were in the show today and which will be swapped for honey and more jam.

Anyway, I decided to enter the best hen competition with one of my maran copper blacks. I'm pleased to say she came second. I have a rather nice certificate and rosette as a result.

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