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by Biscombe
Mon Feb 06, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: Links, links and more links
Topic: Leaving self-sufficiency for a while
Replies: 1
Views: 824

Leaving self-sufficiency for a while

Hey guys, Not been on here for a while, hope you're all well. We're leaving self-sufficiency for a while, with not much time to maintain our land we feel someone else would be more suitable to live in the self-sufficiency paradise that we've created! Since living here for the last 10 years I started...
by Biscombe
Fri Aug 01, 2014 9:13 pm
Forum: Site Information and Announcements
Topic: THE FUTURE OF ISH
Replies: 29
Views: 15408

Re: THE FUTURE OF ISH

Thanks to everyone for keeping this great site going! :icon_smile:
by Biscombe
Fri Aug 01, 2014 9:09 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: save courgette seeds?
Replies: 8
Views: 1978

Re: save courgette seeds?

I just made this video for a seed bank I founded. You may find the technique useful :icon_smile: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdCVC52 ... load_owner
by Biscombe
Fri Jul 18, 2014 1:01 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Chilis (I know - chilis again!)
Replies: 16
Views: 2208

Re: Chilis (I know - chilis again!)

Spicy but not blow your head off chillies to consider are Lombardo and Aji Angelo, I love these varieties, you don't have to handle with care or wear goggles! :angryfire: Plenty more but those are my favorites :icon_smile:
by Biscombe
Wed Jan 08, 2014 8:25 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi from Spain (soon)
Replies: 15
Views: 1812

Re: Hi from Spain (soon)

Hi there! I garden in Spain too! I'm based in Las Alpujarras in the Granada region. You may be interested in a seed bank I've just started especially as you are aiming to be self-sufficient! Go on facebook and search for SEED-Semillas Español En Depósito. I also have a gardening group called Huerta ...
by Biscombe
Sat Sep 07, 2013 3:26 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: Seeds to swap (mostly tomatoes available)
Replies: 3
Views: 2429

Re: Seeds to swap (mostly tomatoes available)

Hahaha great, I could have said message me! :icon_smile:
by Biscombe
Sat Sep 07, 2013 7:49 am
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: Seeds to swap (mostly tomatoes available)
Replies: 3
Views: 2429

Seeds to swap (mostly tomatoes available)

Rosie’s tomato seeds 2013 All seeds are grown and saved from home grown tomatoes grown on my land, seeds are saved from prime plants and fruits. Seeds are fermented before drying to improve germination and seeds health for next year. I have a list with pictures and info, If you would like one PM you...
by Biscombe
Thu Sep 05, 2013 7:01 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Ish Members' Blogs
Replies: 29
Views: 9318

Re: Ish Members' Blogs

I don't know if facebook groups apply, and forgive me if there's another thread, but here's mine
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1451051 ... ment_reply
by Biscombe
Mon Jul 15, 2013 6:59 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Splitting seed potatoes ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1933

Re: Splitting seed potatoes ?

A trick in the Spanish Civil War to make the crop go further!
by Biscombe
Mon Jul 15, 2013 6:44 pm
Forum: Health and Beauty
Topic: Any tips to help back ache.
Replies: 30
Views: 9743

Re: Any tips to help back ache.

i have a great pdf document I can send you with loads of back excercises given to be by my physio, helped me :icon_smile:
by Biscombe
Mon Jul 15, 2013 9:20 am
Forum: Links, links and more links
Topic: Skype piano lessons
Replies: 9
Views: 4495

Re: Skype piano lessons

Done it! quit my job, freedom!
by Biscombe
Mon Jul 15, 2013 9:01 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Any good recipes for broad/fava beans??
Replies: 11
Views: 2066

Re: Any good recipes for broad/fava beans??

You can dry them on the plant, freeze overnight (de bug!) store and use them all year round. We use them in stews, puree which we add to burgers etc
by Biscombe
Fri Dec 07, 2012 10:13 pm
Forum: Links, links and more links
Topic: Skype piano lessons
Replies: 9
Views: 4495

Re: Skype piano lessons

Thanks again all, thanks for linking Rosendula xx I've never had to tout for work before, when you are linked to a school it's easy, but out there on your own it's a different story! Also a lot of people aren't even open to even trying a lesson on Skype even though it works like a dream. I'm on Crai...
by Biscombe
Tue Dec 04, 2012 5:44 am
Forum: Links, links and more links
Topic: Skype piano lessons
Replies: 9
Views: 4495

Re: Skype piano lessons

Thank you both xx I'm finding advertising difficult, the first problem is I've never had to hunt for work before and the second is advertising worldwide, where's best place to put the little money you have on advertising. Hopefully word of mouth will spread, I'll keep going in the hope of handing in...
by Biscombe
Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:24 am
Forum: Links, links and more links
Topic: Skype piano lessons
Replies: 9
Views: 4495

Skype piano lessons

My new plan is to work from home teaching piano via Skype which is Ideal for students worldwide who live remotely. I'm currently Head Of Music at an international school. I also run a music school and teach piano. I spend 10 hours a week in the car traveling to and from work. I want to break away fr...

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