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by indy
Sat Oct 01, 2011 12:46 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: What colour is your front door?
Replies: 31
Views: 5788

Re: What colour is your front door?

I hate our front door! It's sort of long glass pannels with dark brown stained wood between. Yuck! I want a new one like the Edwardian style/council house with the 6 small panes of glass at the top and painted either Buckingham Green or purple! I've always wanted one of those too, afraid mine is bo...
by indy
Sat Oct 01, 2011 12:44 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: What are you havesting
Replies: 240
Views: 74540

Re: What are you havesting

bonniethomas06 wrote:I am glad I am not the only person who doesn't like salsify. Well that is not true, I do like it, but by the time I have peeled it, I am left with a white root the size of a pipecleaner, it is never worth the effort!
ditto :lol:
by indy
Sat Oct 01, 2011 12:43 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Delighted to have found you...
Replies: 10
Views: 1788

Re: Delighted to have found you...

welcome to ish :sunny:
by indy
Thu Sep 22, 2011 11:21 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Man builds Hobbit house for 3k
Replies: 34
Views: 10494

Re: Man builds Hobbit house for 3k

saw this in the paper, is absolutely amazing :sunny:
by indy
Thu Sep 22, 2011 11:08 am
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: thermal store in
Replies: 8
Views: 4460

Re: thermal store in

well I can recommend our guy .. but he is Devon based :icon_smile: it was difficult to get a plumber who understood what we wanted to do.. which was frustrating. one even insisted the rayburn did make hot water :dontknow: obvy we didn't use him... We plan to plumb the solar tubes in ourselves.. but...
by indy
Wed Sep 21, 2011 8:41 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Oh GodI'm 30
Replies: 19
Views: 3273

Re: Oh GodI'm 30

Happy Birthday! I had a bit of a freak out when I turned 30 :lol: :oops: was most glad to turn 31 and then bizarrely it all seemed much better. Am also happier than I have ever been so know what you mean :sunny: :sunny:
by indy
Wed Sep 21, 2011 8:38 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: hi from county durham
Replies: 7
Views: 1710

Re: hi from county durham

Hi and welcome to ish :sunny:
by indy
Wed Sep 21, 2011 8:37 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: thermal store in
Replies: 8
Views: 4460

Re: thermal store in

ooh that sounds perfect for what I want, I have a rayburn and a front room fire with a back boiler and a redundant oil boiler, currently the rayburn and the front room fire heat the two rooms beautifully but am unable to pump the resulting hot water through the radiators hence it boils the header ta...
by indy
Mon Sep 19, 2011 3:52 pm
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: Ruth Mott's Favourite Recipes
Replies: 0
Views: 2708

Ruth Mott's Favourite Recipes

Great little book, has helped me to make amazing pastry for the first time ever, have been trying for 25 years and have finally made it :cheers: :cheers: . For those of you that remember she was the cook in the Victorian Kitchen Garden with Harry Dodson and went on to do wartime kitchen with him. Lo...
by indy
Mon Sep 19, 2011 3:47 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: What are you preserving?
Replies: 86
Views: 12493

Re: What are you preserving?

Just made an enormous batch of apple chutney, pasteurised some apple juice and made a gainsborough tart ANNNDDD appear to have finally conquered my demon........pastry :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:. God bless you Mrs Mott :lol:
by indy
Mon Sep 19, 2011 1:07 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Ideas for a money making crop on 3 acres of land please
Replies: 18
Views: 6557

Re: Ideas for a money making crop on 3 acres of land please

I would be a millionare if brambles, nettles, docks and bracken were cash crops :shock: :lol: :roll:
by indy
Mon Sep 19, 2011 1:05 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Ideas for a money making crop on 3 acres of land please
Replies: 18
Views: 6557

Re: Ideas for a money making crop on 3 acres of land please

Do what I do, grow Brambles, Fern, Docks, etc you can do this without expending any energy or money on machinery or subcontractors, financially speaking it gives the best return. (I REFUSE TO USE A SMILEY HERE TO MAKE IT CLEAR THIS IS MEANT AS A LIGHT HEARTED COMMENT ON THE FACT GROWING ANYTHING BU...
by indy
Fri Sep 16, 2011 6:30 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: It's ... it's ...
Replies: 36
Views: 5941

Re: It's ... it's ...

Admittedly am also hoping for a better 2012, my little gaggle of crops did not sparkle. Plan, Plan, Plan :lol:
by indy
Fri Sep 16, 2011 6:28 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: It's ... it's ...
Replies: 36
Views: 5941

Re: It's ... it's ...

bonniethomas06 wrote:I really love the autumnal feel in the air now...I have the urge to get my black polo neck out of the wardrobe and start cooking pulses. My total favorite time of year!
I so agree with you, I love it and all the things that happen this end of the year!