The (Almost) Uniquely British Tradition of Allotments

Their Origin May Surprise You

Allotments: Take a train journey of any notable distance and there is a high chance of seeing urban areas with dedicated green spaces jam packed with sheds, polytunnels, and neatly lined growing beds.

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Do they exist anywhere else in the world? I’ve only visited ten countries in my life, and I’ve…

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Archaeologist by training, freelance writer by choice. The wrong side of 40 and still don’t know what I want to do when I grow up.

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