This year has been a strange one. With the majority of my work normally coming from the live entertainment industry, I've had an unprecedented amount of time on my hands since March when all our work just shut down overnight. Normally I would have been travelling, working and keeping generally busy over the last seven months; in fact right now I was originally scheduled to be on tour with an aerial theatre show in England this week! I honestly can't remember the last time that I was consistently at home in Edinburgh for such a long time.
One thing I've been doing at home is getting back into growing my own food again. We're lucky enough to have a south facing window in our flat which is perfect for growing tomatoes and chillies, and despite a late start we've had a couple of homegrown tomatoes already and the chilli plants have started to flower. We've also grown some French beans on the railing in front of our tenement which were really successful - we'll definitely be growing some more again next year. I've found the website and some of the books from Allotment & Gardens to be really useful resources and am using them to plan some more growing next year, so definitely check them out if you're interested in growing your own too.