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by kiwirach
Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:08 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: A New Blog About Off Grid Living, Building, Gardening & More
Replies: 17
Views: 2186

Re: A New Blog About Off Grid Living, Building, Gardening &

The Mike and Lisa Adventures...Off Grid Living, Building, Green Living, Remodeling, Gardening and RVing After almost 5 years of posting stories I decided to put it all in one place. I started a blog this week and am slowly adding stories from the beginning. I am adding the Off Grid stories one by o...
by kiwirach
Sat Jan 29, 2011 9:39 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: New Zealand-ish
Replies: 4
Views: 473

Re: New Zealand-ish

if i was back home, i'd be Christchurch....but i'm not....i'm in London :icon_smile:
by kiwirach
Thu May 27, 2010 8:08 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from Galway in Ireland
Replies: 16
Views: 961

Re: Hello from Galway in Ireland

hi and welcome.
I've been to Galway a long time ago, and loved it.....must really go back at some stage.
Glenamaddy....now thats in a song, and its going to bug me til i remember which one!!.
by kiwirach
Thu May 27, 2010 8:04 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello my name is Peppa Pig
Replies: 16
Views: 1226

Re: Hello my name is Peppa Pig

Hi Peppa Pig, hope your move went well.....i'm moving today!!.
Like the above poster, i love George....gampa ig :love4:
by kiwirach
Sat Apr 24, 2010 12:03 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: anyone play or have a tin whistle or two?
Replies: 2
Views: 310

Re: anyone play or have a tin whistle or two?

:iconbiggrin: That's a string length question, I'm afraid - it all depends on the key the whistle is made to play in (and exactly where the fipple has been placed, believe it or not). They can be anywhere between one foot and two feet long (the longer the whistle, the lower the tone). The lower-ton...
by kiwirach
Sat Apr 24, 2010 8:30 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: anyone play or have a tin whistle or two?
Replies: 2
Views: 310

anyone play or have a tin whistle or two?

i have to make something to put a/some tin whistles in, for a swap i'm involved in. as its a surprise swap i cant directly or indirectly enquire about lenghts, so i'm asking you good folks. the person i'm sending to is a beginner, so some idea of standard lengths would be useful.....i'm aware they c...
by kiwirach
Sat Apr 24, 2010 8:14 am
Forum: Links, links and more links
Topic: Plants For A Future : 7000 Edible, Medicinal & Useful Plants
Replies: 2
Views: 744

Re: Plants For A Future : 7000 Edible, Medicinal & Useful Plants

what an interesting looking website.....i've saved it to favs to have a good look at when i have more time....thanks for putting it up :cheers:
by kiwirach
Tue Mar 30, 2010 8:02 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Kick you when your down
Replies: 27
Views: 1472

Re: Kick you when your down

homegrown wrote:Hey Kiwirach, its was Balcairn a little bit north of Rangiora, but the new place is about seven minutes north just before waipara looking out over a vineyard


oh ok, nice area round there, and nice vineyards, with attached resturants.....been to a couple!!!.
by kiwirach
Sun Mar 28, 2010 11:29 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Kick you when your down
Replies: 27
Views: 1472

Re: Kick you when your down

Hey guys thanks for all your good thoughts,, we found a house today four bedrooms on 3200 square metres not 8 acres but big enough for now. its beautifully modern on a section with some established fruit trees but apart from that its bare so i can have all the fun of landscaping it as well as build...
by kiwirach
Sun Mar 07, 2010 1:49 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: I've got an allotment- squee!
Replies: 6
Views: 290

Re: I've got an allotment- squee!

ok, i'm green with envy :mrgreen: .....a shed and a greenhouse!!.....mine was just a bare patch of earth!!.

well done! :cheers:
by kiwirach
Sun Feb 21, 2010 3:32 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello From Across The Pond!!
Replies: 35
Views: 1752

Re: Hello From Across The Pond!!

Hi Jay, welcome. its always fun reading about others who are actually doing 'it', rather than me who is still dreaming!. altho, i have a garden and have begun my preps for this year!. my goal with my garden is more about how much i have to grow in order to not have to buy vegetables at all. and yes,...
by kiwirach
Sat Feb 20, 2010 11:16 am
Forum: Links, links and more links
Topic: Any Ishy Bloggers out there?
Replies: 62
Views: 21218

Re: Any Ishy Bloggers out there?

mines in my signature as well. not updated much at the moment as i'm in a kinda 'no mans land'. however i hope to be in my own place within the next 2 mths so i hope to get back into ish gear a bit more!.
by kiwirach
Sat Feb 20, 2010 11:04 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Bottling pasta sauce...?
Replies: 17
Views: 1653

Re: Bottling pasta sauce...?

We bottle lots of tomatoes every year both whole toms and purée, and have had no problems at all and they keep for at least 2 years. The acid content of the toms stops any nasties or fermentation apparently. We put hot tomatoes into sterilised jars and then seal the same as jam and as soon as it co...
by kiwirach
Sat Jan 30, 2010 4:35 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Just for fun - 1st subject you discussed on Ish
Replies: 27
Views: 1152

Re: Just for fun - 1st subject you discussed on Ish

:oops: heres mine......i now know it would have been fine, and we never did grow together....within a month of making that post i got an allotment :cheers: *Hi everyone, this is my first post other than to say hello!. My friend and i are about to have our 1st go at growing veges this yr in her backy...
by kiwirach
Sat Jan 16, 2010 5:53 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Cooking Books
Replies: 35
Views: 1332

Re: Cooking Books

im now curious as to what else people have on there book shelves! remember have in a picture thread of book shelves on another forum a while back and that was interesting. ive found you can tell a lot about somebody by whats on there book shelf :mrgreen: :read2: i remember an american homesteading ...

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