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Plot 29: A Love Affair with Land Plot Is On A London Allotment Site Where People Come Together To Grow It S Just That Sometimes What Allan Jenkins Grows There, Along With Marigolds And Sorrel, Is Solace When I Am Disturbed, Even Angry, Gardening Has Been A Therapy When I Don T Want To Talk, I Turn To Plot Or To A Wilder Piece Of Land By A Northern Sea There, Among Seeds And Trees, My Breathing Slows, My Heart Rate Too My Anxieties Slip Away I Nurture Small Plants From Seeds, Like When I Was Small And Needed Someone To Care For Me I Offer Protection From Danger, As I Tried To For My Brother It S Not All About Healing, Though It S There In Abundance, Like Summer Beans Sometimes It S Just The Joy Of Growing Food And Flowers And Sharing With People You Love A Personal Narrative Blended With Beautiful Descriptions Of Gardening And The Pleasures Of Losing Yourself In The Horticultural, Plot Weaves Together Memoir And Memory From The Author S Childhood To The Present Day


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8 thoughts on “Plot 29: A Love Affair with Land

  1. says:

    I was very excited about getting this book after reading an extract in the Guardian newspaper and hearing him on the radio and of course on social media I m also a fan of the Observer Food Monthly magazine, which he edits.I didn t really know what to expect of the book, I had no preconceptions, apart from thinking how adorable and happy these two little boys were in the black the Drabble s, and Plot 29, t


  2. says:

    I bought this book with an interest in adoption in the 50s and 60s having heard the author on Midweek I now have an understanding of people s obsession with gardening I felt the soil falling through my fingers, watched seeds struggle into the sunlight and reach upwards, I could even smell, and almost taste, the newly harvested vegetables wonderful descriptive writing And the growing story intertwined with t


  3. says:

    Powerful story of a man looking at his past trying to find his mother, discover who his father was all linked in with nature via garden and allotment Difficult read in parts emotionally but worth the effort.


  4. says:

    The garden descriptions are beautiful The family is complicated I lost the plot too many times I had to re read far too often to make reading the book an enjoyable experience When I mentioned that I d found the book hard going to a friend, I was told to persevere He d found solace in this book I did finish the book However, trying to fit pieces into a family jigsaw which is of course important to the author is


  5. says:

    What an amazing read It stayed with me long after I had turned the last page, and I have recommended it to everyone I know The quest to find out where you come from, and therefore who you really are, is obviously so deeply embedded in us all What started as a simple idea to describe a year on his allotment in North London soon took hold of him, leading him on a journey in which he not only tends his allotment, bu


  6. says:

    Outstanding memoir.Should be read by anyone who works with children or is a parent.I bought it because I love gardening but it is a book that will never leave you.It is so much than the story of a years growth in an allotment Deeply touching and I am so grateful that Alan Allan Peter is so generous in being willing to make himself so vulnerable in this way.I hope that the awareness sensitising that his story share


  7. says:

    Absolutely stunning memoir by Allan Jenkins I found this story incredibly moving and couldn t put it down It s a beautifully written book with loving, exquisite detail of food, plants, and a child s need to belong Wonderful book, I cannot recommend it highly enough.


  8. says:

    A genuinely heartfelt book, an uplifting and interesting story which uses the story of the allotment as a balance to the emotional elements of the story As a gardener I enjoyed the chapters on the allotment but the story of the author s search for his family history was extraordinary Happy to recommend.


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