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bizarre situation- what would you do?

Posted: 31/10/2014 at 10:24
Duk- prize winner- me never! You should see some of the fab plots. As a newbie I did win the 'best newcomer' award last yr by our resident judge Jim Buttress, not met him myself never heard of him until I watched the allotment prog.
The prize?-a bag of fertilizer! not even a certificate, a change from the silver cup from the old days.
GWRS- might give the shop a try perhaps next yr.

Happy Halloween everyone. Busy night-dishing out sweets to all the horrors who'll be knocking on the door then off to see a show 'Nightmare' my fav night.

bizarre situation- what would you do?

Posted: 30/10/2014 at 22:16
Hi GWRS my plot issues has been sorted- Thanks its mine, the previous owner will be given another plot if he makes contact and pays the whole rent. He's not been around much and hasn't been contactable so far.
I agree the powers to be are totally incompetent but some are brilliant gardeners and as I've got heaps to learn (gardening) I'm planning on keep my mouth firmly shut-with difficulty.
Sort out a committee? I'd rather do ironing which I loath!
Prior to this I was going to volunteer to work in the shop etc.

bizarre situation- what would you do?

Posted: 30/10/2014 at 21:06
Actually I too have an interesting neighbor behind me who moved in about 3 yrs ago. They decided to replace the joining fence which was actually theirs and came knocking on our door for us to pay half? excuse me, their decision, their choice of panels etc. When I told them that previously it had been replaced by their predecessor which turned out to be his father! The couple insisted it was shared and we have to pay-good grief. Being that his father had built the hse and his wife mother was a solicitor I began to doubt. However I asked them if they had ever paid for anything they had never seen or bought? neither had I -she stormed off. When the hurricane flattened the fence and their dog and toddler were effected the fence went up.

bizarre situation- what would you do?

Posted: 30/10/2014 at 19:46
What a giggle! I probably would have said I'm a tree hugger and when I give the tree a hug the leaves fall off.
SGL- Perhaps you should have asked for some glue to stick them back. Honestly neighbors- who wants them? ours aren't too bad though.

bizarre situation- what would you do?

Posted: 29/10/2014 at 21:48
Thanks for sharing your story Duk. Its good to stand up and speak one's mind you always feel so much better afterwards I definitely do. I admire people with guts and self belief excluding politicians of course.

bizarre situation- what would you do?

Posted: 29/10/2014 at 20:34
DorsetUk-from a shrinking violet to- someone who doesn't suffer fools gladly I'm intrigued to hear what caused the change? Life experiences maybe?
PS2 sorry to disappoint you- I used to manage healthcare so wore mufti but I do wear grey joggers on the plot same as the inmates lol!

bizarre situation- what would you do?

Posted: 29/10/2014 at 09:44
Morning everybody-you have made me laugh and yes we also have all sorts of nonsense going on-tools and apparently pears have been stolen! In fact recently the police have been involved and we can have our tools marked etc. Our allotment is a massive site 120 yrs old in the heart of town hidden by houses, if the gates are not locked anyone can get in so security is a problem. In practice we know sadly its an inside job when produce goes missing. I have been leaving my shed unlocked but I will put a lock as recent events have 'unnerved' me.
People's behavior never fails to amaze me-despite having worked 4 yrs in the prison service I'm still too trusting, I'm pretty good at locking the plots gate though!

bizarre situation- what would you do?

Posted: 28/10/2014 at 14:08
You have an interesting theory Dorset UK, its a mystery. I could find out what actually happened by going to the BBQ/bonfire this Saturday courtesy of mgt. Its a sort of get together to welcome the new allotmenteers.
The extra place FGirl will probably be a mini orchard. Yes I'm really pleased as punch.

bizarre situation- what would you do?

Posted: 28/10/2014 at 09:13
Thanks SGL. Really pleased it worked out well for me.Loath conflict situations, have had enough of them at work. Gardening is my sanctuary-me time.

bizarre situation- what would you do?

Posted: 28/10/2014 at 08:36
Thanks Zoomer.I remember when you got yours-what a fab job you're doing, love reading your allotment thread.
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