― Last Wednesday was a bit of a busy one for us, as we'd fixed to go over to my parents' place in Hampshire (just the next county - not a million miles away!) to collect their compost bin. As they are getting on in years, Mum (the gardener of the family) has decided that the sheer muscle power required to distribute said compost is just too much for her. She won't let my Dad do that job (quite rightly!) as he's waiting on heart surgery this year. So, they had a lovely big compost bin - complete [...].