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by shell
Wed Jul 09, 2008 4:36 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: yogurt
Replies: 1
Views: 168

yogurt

I was given a culture ages ago and i cant find anyone left to give some to,as it multiplies i feel obliged to find different ways of using the yogurt,tell me does it eventually go rancid? it seems to be very tangy lately and does anyone know can i use soya milk with it?
by shell
Wed Jul 09, 2008 4:31 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: fennel wine?
Replies: 3
Views: 820

fennel wine?

has anyone made fennel wine? the plant not the bulb type,i have a lot of fennel growing and i use the leaves for tea,i was wondering if i could make a wine from it or mix it with something else? the aniseed aroma would be great but how would it taste?
by shell
Tue Jul 08, 2008 7:57 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: People's reactions to what we see as "normal"
Replies: 82
Views: 4194

Re: People's reactions to what we see as "normal"

the fact i make my own washing liquid for the washing machine seems to baffle some off my friends,cant understand why they are as it costs me about 3-4 cents per wash so who`s daft? and i dont put fragrance in so no nasty rashes,unlike some not a million miles away from me,at least they say its the ...
by shell
Tue Jul 08, 2008 7:50 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: What music are you people into?
Replies: 18
Views: 1022

Re: What music are you people into?

well depending on my mood(s)vivaldi,beach boys,michelle toomes, celtic music,swing ,blues,regae,ska,david gray,don`t like rap,irish accordian music,ceili music,not keen on irish ballards somebody always dies,leaves,shoots the dog or something miserable,bit like the waltons meets lassie and all die t...
by shell
Mon Jul 07, 2008 5:50 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Any tips on entertaining a five year old?
Replies: 11
Views: 1513

Re: Any tips on entertaining a five year old?

old magazines,glue stick,craft sissors and colours, mine love first cutting the mag pages into small piecesand putting them into a plastic tub(icecream or the like)then drawing a picture and sticking the pieces onto the picture,we did joseph and the coat of many colours last,i cut the head,legs,body...
by shell
Sun Jul 06, 2008 5:07 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: delicious gluten free recipes(easy)
Replies: 2
Views: 394

delicious gluten free recipes(easy)

my daughter eats only gluten free and is running out of not so expensive or complicated recipes anyone got any?as she has a family to feed thats not gluten free something that all could eat would be good,dinners,puddings,treaty stuff,all idea`s would be welcomed :pukeright:
by shell
Fri Jun 27, 2008 4:27 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: newbie to self suffiency
Replies: 11
Views: 756

Re: newbie to self suffiency

I`m from lovely but very wet kerry,only just joined but i shall be away for a week to clare tomorrow for a well earned holiday,my 3 older children will be here looking after my 2 dogs and 3 cats,taking the triplets with us,but i shall be back and i already have decided to give the nettle beer a go p...
by shell
Fri Jun 27, 2008 4:18 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: As it's a wet day ....
Replies: 11
Views: 918

Re: As it's a wet day ....

hi odsox,i`m a newbie from kerry,and it rains here too,unlike you i`m new to the good life,in fact its han`t been that good yet,thats why i`ve joined to get some good advice,
by shell
Thu Jun 26, 2008 3:30 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: newbie to self suffiency
Replies: 11
Views: 756

newbie to self suffiency

hi,just joined,i`m living in rural ireland down on the west coast,i have lots of idea`s but no real knowledge,so here am i to glean some from you all,i`m not going to be too ambitious as last year my newly turned plot turned into a haven for pests and even the planting 3 seeds for me one for the wil...