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by Jack
Wed Sep 29, 2010 8:33 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: We doo-ed it!
Replies: 15
Views: 755

Re: We doo-ed it!

Gidday

Hey Wombat, long time no talk Eh!

Anyway, that thing aint no Holden ute but I guess you are still holding her.
by Jack
Wed Sep 29, 2010 8:29 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: How to improve soil
Replies: 12
Views: 997

Re: How to improve soil

Gidday Well what I would do is get me some bales of straw, put them where you want your garden, cover them with some form of high nitrogen manure or fertilizer then water it and keep it all moist. It will heat up and you just keep it damp till it cools down enough to plant straight into it. I have g...
by Jack
Tue Sep 28, 2010 9:46 am
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: Changing the clocks would reduce carbon emmisions
Replies: 45
Views: 4180

Re: Changing the clocks would reduce carbon emmisions

Gidday

Well all I can say is that that is absolute stupidity. You can do whatever you like to clocks but there will still be the same amount of daylight no matter what.
by Jack
Thu May 01, 2008 10:18 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Feijoa Wine
Replies: 7
Views: 1478

Gidday

About 30 years ago I made some without knowing anything about what they had in them. I just chopped em up and if I remember more or less done what the Frozen Thunderbolt did. I do remember it came out really bloody nice.
by Jack
Mon Apr 14, 2008 10:14 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: How do I make butter?
Replies: 11
Views: 2803

Gidday

Sorry to sound a bit dim, but can someone please explain what single and double cream is. To make butter you just want plain off the top of milk or separated from the milk with no doubling and down here I don't think we can get double cream.
by Jack
Sun Apr 13, 2008 8:37 am
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: Rain forest condoms - what really?
Replies: 17
Views: 2046

Gidday

Owch. Just think of getting them off.

No I don't think even an Aussie would do that.
by Jack
Fri Apr 11, 2008 10:48 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: mutton
Replies: 30
Views: 3131

Gidday Golly gosh. One is notted and another is well hung. "Shut up Jack" Anyway, it does make a mutton better eating if they are finnished on good pasture but it does take several weeks and not just one or two. And Ism1066, you may have been speaking in jest but you are dead right, if an ...
by Jack
Sat Apr 05, 2008 9:52 am
Forum: Wildlife, Flowers and all other things that grow
Topic: Bumblebee Nests
Replies: 14
Views: 2221

Gidday

I wouldn't reckon mason bees would be any good to encourage because they eat spiders and spider are on our side.
by Jack
Wed Apr 02, 2008 10:13 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Water power pump question
Replies: 3
Views: 508

Gidday

Yep, MGK is right.

But if you do find a way of doing what you want let's know about it because it will make you millions.

Sorry just caint be done.
by Jack
Wed Apr 02, 2008 10:10 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: our journey into self sufficiency 30 years on
Replies: 12
Views: 1082

Gidday Good onya mate. What I have done is to just try to get back to how things were with our family when I was a boy but with all the mod cons. Yep mate, sure is worth trying, but ya gotta keep a good attiduded about it because things done always go right and where there is livestock there can als...
by Jack
Wed Apr 02, 2008 9:12 am
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Heaps and Heaps of Hips...
Replies: 17
Views: 3699

Gidday Hey Sky, I don't know whereabouts you are but I do know there are losta places that you can pick blackberries. Our biggest trouble is that we have too bloody many of those up top plants down here. The likes of hawthorn is another one mentioned on these pages that is here and we would rather n...
by Jack
Wed Apr 02, 2008 6:56 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Dissapointment
Replies: 14
Views: 1025

Gidday

Hey Nev, have you allowed for those up top being a bit backward. Like their time takes quite a while to catch up to us.
by Jack
Wed Apr 02, 2008 6:51 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Milking hamsters??
Replies: 15
Views: 2056

Gidday Hey StoneHead, the Aussies are always trying to milk the Kiwis and when they can't they milk our ideas, like pavlova etc. There is a manufacturing firm in Otorohanga who make milkinmg machines and they claim to be able to make a machine to milk any animal. I do know they developed one to milk...
by Jack
Wed Apr 02, 2008 6:45 am
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Heaps and Heaps of Hips...
Replies: 17
Views: 3699

Gidday The fruit of the sweet briar, the weed that grows especially prolifically in the South Island but the rest of the country in not quite as many numbers. Central Otago was briar free in the 1940's and 50's because of the plague of rabbits but the rabbits bunbers were reduced then the whole area...
by Jack
Mon Mar 31, 2008 9:50 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: mutton
Replies: 30
Views: 3131

Gidday

Well it will be beautiful eating then.

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