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by red
Fri Aug 08, 2014 11:30 am
Forum: Site Information and Announcements
Topic: Ish is in its new home
Replies: 16
Views: 4098

Re: Ish is in its new home

Hi Mike :wave:

so nice to be able to log in
by red
Fri Aug 08, 2014 11:04 am
Forum: Site Information and Announcements
Topic: Ish is in its new home
Replies: 16
Views: 4098

Re: Ish is in its new home

CLEAR!

:cheers:

ish is alive

good luck to the current admin team :flower:
by red
Tue Jun 04, 2013 9:46 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Where are???
Replies: 46
Views: 6754

Re: Where are???

:wave: hellooo still doing much the same thing - still smallholding - I counted we have 70 lives on the holding at the moment - mostly chickens! - this last 6 months have been difficult as himself was suspected of having a hidden heart attack, but it turns out he didn't after all - but went through ...
by red
Mon Feb 04, 2013 6:19 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: child friendly holidays website
Replies: 0
Views: 2860

child friendly holidays website

I hope she wont mind me mentioning it here - but forum member green Rosie has a new venture: children friendly holidays

it would have been ideal for us when I had a kid ( - he's all grown up now sniffle), so I thought I'd share
by red
Wed Jan 30, 2013 5:34 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Cooking an old hen
Replies: 15
Views: 2640

Re: Cooking an old hen

we cook them overnight in water in the rayburn at about 120 - so a good 10 hours or so. then I use the meat to make pie and the stock (fat strained off) is reduced and used to make the sauce surrounding the meat.
nom
by red
Fri Jan 25, 2013 7:58 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Home Schooling
Replies: 12
Views: 4267

Re: Home Schooling

for me - I already had a child that was withdrawn and shy - he has a learning disability and coping with other kids took up most of his energy with little left for learning anything. The other kids were lovely - but being on the spectrum - he found it hard. I home educated him from 12- 18 - and we h...
by red
Wed Dec 19, 2012 1:36 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: who's got the oldest singer sewing machine on here??
Replies: 24
Views: 2832

Re: who's got the oldest singer sewing machine on here??

I love hand crank machines - I have three :oops: - one inherited from my gran, and I have a Jones pedal machine my oldest singer is from 1892 http://www.colouritgreen.co.uk/singer.jpg still works fine - I bought it from the charity shop for £10. Imagine it was in use through 2 world wars, probably m...
by red
Thu Nov 15, 2012 1:27 pm
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: my name's .......and i'm an amazonaholic
Replies: 15
Views: 5824

Re: my name's .......and i'm an amazonaholic

having recently ventured to the big smoke - well the nearest city I'm back to mail order being the way forward - we spent a fortune on parking, the shops didn't have what I wanted even though I knew they sold it, and there were all these *people* - what can I say, we dont get out much. I shop local ...
by red
Wed Nov 07, 2012 3:00 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Ish Members' Flickr Streams
Replies: 15
Views: 8422

Re: Ish Members' Flickr Streams

by red
Sun Oct 21, 2012 1:05 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: thermal store and solar panels
Replies: 12
Views: 7409

Re: thermal store and solar panels

the set up we plan on at the end is a wood fired esse, contributing to a thermal store, with solar tubes also adding their bit. and a gas boiler for the times we have flu etc and dont have the energy to fill up the stove with logs. so far we have the thermal store , the economical gas boiler, the ol...
by red
Sat Oct 13, 2012 10:54 am
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Our first quinces
Replies: 16
Views: 3770

Re: Our first quinces

Homemade membrillo is worth the effort of growing quinces, although I have to make do with Percorino rather than Manchego cheese as an accompaniment. Just reading the recpie for membrillo makes me want to grow a quince to try it! I do have a Chaenomeles , but I've been semi-bonsaiing it for years a...
by red
Wed Oct 10, 2012 11:14 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Our first quinces
Replies: 16
Views: 3770

Re: Our first quinces

well I'm jealous!

We planted a quince 6 years ago - and the tree has been trying to die ever since! :lol:
by red
Sat Sep 29, 2012 6:07 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: More Coloured Eggs ...
Replies: 5
Views: 1360

Re: More Coloured Eggs ...

very nice looking birds and eggs :)
by red
Wed Sep 19, 2012 9:00 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Non Laying Chicken
Replies: 7
Views: 1582

Re: Non Laying Chicken

assuming you have thought of the obvious health things like worms etc hens do often stop laying come summer - the peak is Easter - predictably! you can't make a non laying hen lay - other than taking away any problems - such as worms and mites etc. if she is still not much of a layer - well then it ...
by red
Fri Jul 13, 2012 12:46 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: anyone else found this funny??? only me????
Replies: 24
Views: 2152

Re: anyone else found this funny??? only me????

alexllever wrote:
red wrote:are yous guys laughing at my sheep! :lol:


wow! sheep mama is here! welcome! :cheers: :cheers:
hey your sheep is so cute! i love it! how is he/she now?


she is good :iconbiggrin: bit woolier now - thank goodness with this wintery weather!

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