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by Hillbilly
Sun Nov 11, 2007 8:51 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Like minded friends
Replies: 22
Views: 2715

Over the years (or as we've grown older :? ) the number of friends we have has decreased but the ones we have now are worth more to us than, well.... they are very, very precious. Even if they are miles away and we don't get to see them that often. OK, it was our fault as we moved further away (more...
by Hillbilly
Mon Oct 02, 2006 3:48 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: I got married yesterday...
Replies: 46
Views: 11743

Good lord. Congratulations :mrgreen: Long, happy and healthy life together.
by Hillbilly
Mon Oct 02, 2006 3:46 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: selfsufficientish survival guide
Replies: 21
Views: 4887

by Hillbilly
Thu Sep 21, 2006 8:18 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Happy Birthday to the Triplet-ishers
Replies: 14
Views: 2890

We did thank you :mrgreen: and thank you to all for best wishes. Still reeling.....Husband surprised me with plane ticket for my one woman assault on Stockholm in a few weeks (I'm carbon negative, let alone neutral as planted about 2 million + trees in lifetime so allow me an indulgence :cooldude: )...
by Hillbilly
Fri Aug 25, 2006 7:39 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: tell the truth....
Replies: 50
Views: 14509

Everything I ahve ever tasted (with notable exception of theaforementione d Barley wine) has tasted like cats pee.

Except the treacle ale we made. Which tasted worse.
by Hillbilly
Thu Aug 17, 2006 4:23 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Goat keepers of SSF'ish - lend me your ears..
Replies: 18
Views: 6794

Thanks for that but decided against getting any animals for time being due to a change in circumstances. :mrgreen:
by Hillbilly
Wed Aug 02, 2006 2:41 pm
Forum: Site Information and Announcements
Topic: bags update
Replies: 22
Views: 8784

Christ Shirley, it'll be next month before we see them roflmao. Even first class takes 3 or 4 days to reach me and I'm relatively 'cosmopolitan' :mrgreen:
by Hillbilly
Wed Aug 02, 2006 2:39 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Worcesterberries
Replies: 9
Views: 3818

Ness wrote:doh! in my world blackies are blackberries! :oops:


I wondered after I went away if that was the problem :lol: regional difference strike again :mrgreen: As long as we're on about the same thing :mrgreen:
by Hillbilly
Tue Aug 01, 2006 11:47 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Millie??
Replies: 4
Views: 1243

I spoke to her yesterday. She's fine :mrgreen:
by Hillbilly
Tue Aug 01, 2006 11:46 am
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Worcesterberries
Replies: 9
Views: 3818

Ness wrote:no i think they're a cross between a blackcurrant and a goosegog.

thats what i said :lol:
by Hillbilly
Mon Jul 31, 2006 9:34 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: tomato problem
Replies: 5
Views: 2078

are any of the leaves or stem affected? if they are it might be blight but if not, could be blossom end rot. Affects usually just the fruit and is an effect of irregular watering.
by Hillbilly
Mon Jul 31, 2006 9:34 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: What to plant when?
Replies: 23
Views: 5431

by Hillbilly
Mon Jul 31, 2006 9:12 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Sticky bands for the tree trunks
Replies: 3
Views: 1358

Yes, anything sticky will do. We use molasses. Paint it on over a fairly large area and the little blighters are stuck. Get the stuff from your supermarket/local shoppe or you could try using the cattle stuff which might be cheaper in the long run if you have a fair few.
by Hillbilly
Mon Jul 31, 2006 4:29 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Worcesterberries
Replies: 9
Views: 3818

Are they not like red gooseberries? I seem to recall ma and pa having some in the garden and was sure they were a cross between a blackie and a goosegog?
by Hillbilly
Mon Jul 31, 2006 3:32 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi from NE Scotland
Replies: 14
Views: 3452

Hi and welcome. Alves. Not too far from my old stomping ground :mrgreen:


Richard Calder? i hope you're nicer than your namesake :lol:

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