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by MKG
Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Some pictures
Replies: 6
Views: 27

Re: Some pictures

It all looks immaculate, Tony (as I would expect).
But where's the swimming pool and bar?
by MKG
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Your diet
Replies: 6
Views: 82

Re: Your diet

Nor was non-cake an option. I hate cake.
by MKG
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Curiosity/Armageddon
Replies: 11
Views: 106

Re: Curiosity/Armageddon

I've though about this for a while. I think I'd carry on doing exactly what I'm doing, not altering a thing. I think I'm probably more contented now than ever before - why change my ways?
by MKG
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Odds and ends
Replies: 7
Views: 103

Re: Odds and ends

I also make precisely the amount of wine I need, and not a drop more.
I do. I DO!!!
by MKG
Tue Apr 03, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: New season veg
Replies: 5
Views: 255

Re: New season veg

They can and they do.
by MKG
Thu Mar 29, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Hops
Replies: 8
Views: 429

Re: Hops

Apparently, Dave, 55 degrees north is your latitude limit. As that goes through Newcastle (the on Tyne one), you should be OK.
by MKG
Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Tomorrow's World (Computing and Tech)
Topic: For all you Linux fans ...
Replies: 31
Views: 12018

Re: For all you Linux fans ...

... Still on a 12-year-old Optiplex 745 (scrapper from work) Very good point, Dave - thanks for that. Just in case anyone is wondering what on Earth we're going on about, a Linux installation can bring a very old machine back into useful life. I use an ancient (early 90's) IBM Thinkpad armed with a...
by MKG
Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:13 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Keeving
Replies: 5
Views: 409

Re: Keeving

It's a fascinating process, but I have noticed one thing - apparently no yeast is introduced, so it appears to be a completely natural fermentation and therefore comes with all the usual warnings (ie success may come down to where you live).
by MKG
Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Madeleine Angevine
Replies: 3
Views: 263

Re: Madeleine Angevine

How many vines did you plant originally?
by MKG
Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Keeving
Replies: 5
Views: 409

Re: Keeving

I'd never heard of it, so thanks for the article, GA. I'd be very interested as to how it turns out, Dave, although I can't see myself being that patient with a cider.
by MKG
Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Weather forecast
Replies: 17
Views: 908

Re: Weather forecast

I spoke too soon. Still - it's very pretty.
by MKG
Tue Feb 27, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Weather forecast
Replies: 17
Views: 908

Re: Weather forecast

We got a light covering this morning which had gone an hour later. It's just tried again and got nowhere. Situation normal, then. I've been here for nearly 16 years and we've had settled snow only once, I think.
by MKG
Sun Feb 25, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Thickness lines
Replies: 2
Views: 296

Re: Thickness lines

I'm actually looking forward to this. We (it seems) have an EXTREMELY localised climate pattern (halve all extremes then halve again in winter) and, apart from occasional breakthroughs, that seems to be the norm.
I shouldn't have said that, should I?
by MKG
Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Perfect deep fried onion bhaji recipe
Replies: 7
Views: 395

Re: Perfect deep fried onion bhaji recipe

Om nom. Om nom nom nom.
It's enough to make me get some chillis from the freezer right now. Thanks muchly.