As soon as the theme ‘Best of British’ was discussed, I knew I wanted to document that peculiarly British passion – allotmenting. Luckily a friend of mine has a patch near Cheddar, and she introduced me to the fabulous character that is Brian the allotment guru. A reluctant subject, but so photogenic! I followed him around for an hour on a cloudy morning in July, and loved every minute.
Here’s Brian picking his mammoth crop of broad beans!
And this cheeky chap is Jack, Brian’s faithful companion.
I’m not sure Brian knows that Jack wees on the raspberries when he’s not looking…