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by sleepyowl
Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Apple Brandy Emergency
Replies: 2
Views: 259

Apple Brandy Emergency

I have started to make an apple brandy liqueur & found that the amount of Kilner Jar space it needs is more than I have so at the moment have most of the apples steeped in a sugar syrup solution with some brandy to preserve the apples that I have chopped. Can I drain one of my damson gin jars ov...
by sleepyowl
Thu Jul 06, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: What I have been up to
Replies: 1
Views: 356

What I have been up to

Long time no post, this is not to say I have not been busy. I am now the Pagan representative of Footsteps which is a local interfaith action group on climate change, hosted a number of talks for my Pagan group won the Gold award for Go Green Champions at Aston University for my work at the chaplain...
by sleepyowl
Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Making an Oak King Crown
Replies: 2
Views: 677

Making an Oak King Crown

I am organising the West Midlands Pagans into the Birmingham Pride March and we a going all Merry England and having an Oak King & a Holly King. I'm being the Oak King and need some ideas on how to make a crown that looks decent I have copper wire, ribbons & felt, I'm sure I could forage som...
by sleepyowl
Thu Dec 29, 2016 9:44 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: 2016 was a bad year for me
Replies: 3
Views: 617

2016 was a bad year for me

I dare say 2016 hasn't been a barrel of laughs for most of us, with political unrest in the world, many famous people that we had admired/respected passing away. Last year was quite deathy in my family and because of pastoral inclinations kicked in to make sure everyone else was OK I seemed to have ...
by sleepyowl
Thu Oct 27, 2016 10:40 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Wooden Pallets
Replies: 6
Views: 666

Re: Wooden Pallets

About 9
by sleepyowl
Tue Oct 25, 2016 10:03 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Wooden Pallets
Replies: 6
Views: 666

Wooden Pallets

Are wooden pallets any good for making raised beds as I am looking at creating raised beds in Tetris shapes but want to keep the cost down. I dare say I would need to treat them if they are, but what would you say the best wood treatment would be for this scenario?
by sleepyowl
Tue Oct 25, 2016 9:57 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Re-introducing myself
Replies: 9
Views: 1800

Re: Re-introducing myself

Can't believe I have only just seen this, congratulations, hope everything goes well for you in the future.
by sleepyowl
Tue Oct 25, 2016 9:51 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Not self sufficientish at ....
Replies: 18
Views: 2717

Re: Not self sufficientish at ....

I got my sewing machine serviced today by my mother, it appears I hadn't been threading up my bobbin properly, so now I can start my Christmas projects.
by sleepyowl
Tue Oct 25, 2016 9:44 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Transporting a greenhouse
Replies: 6
Views: 686

Transporting a greenhouse

I have the offer of my dad's greenhouse but my other half doesn't want to transport it as he is scared he may break it, is there a professional lot who can do such a thing? We have tried googling it but to no avail.
by sleepyowl
Tue Oct 25, 2016 9:40 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: What Is For Tea?
Replies: 67
Views: 6435

Re: What Is For Tea?

spaghetti carbonara
by sleepyowl
Tue Oct 25, 2016 9:39 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Autumn is here
Replies: 10
Views: 837

Re: Autumn is here

It looks proper autumnal around by us too.
by sleepyowl
Tue Oct 25, 2016 9:37 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Seasons on your patch?
Replies: 18
Views: 2113

Re: Seasons on your patch?

My patch is overgrown but have bid plans for it next year with Tetris shaped beds to satisfy our inner geekiness. Our land is quite exposed and relatively high up in our area so seasons start a little late. Just gettining ready for the final mow of the year.
by sleepyowl
Wed Jun 08, 2016 9:47 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Purple flower garden
Replies: 11
Views: 2753

Re: Purple flower garden

And goose they graze too
by sleepyowl
Tue May 17, 2016 9:56 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Not self sufficientish at ....
Replies: 18
Views: 2717

Re: Not self sufficientish at ....

Machine sewing, if I had a treadle one that might work
by sleepyowl
Tue May 17, 2016 9:54 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Someone say something
Replies: 26
Views: 3766

Re: Someone say something

My work life balance just isn't at the mo, more on the work less on the life which is sucking big time. Added with the fact there have been 5 deaths in the family within 12 months so have not been the chattiest of people of late.

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