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by kiwirach
Sat Jan 16, 2010 5:51 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Cooking Books
Replies: 35
Views: 1917

Re: Cooking Books

ermmmm........ :shock: .....it runs into 3 figures i'd say!. not sure really as there are 2 piles in storage...one here in the UK, and one in NZ!!. on the shelf here in my temporary room i have about 15, with the most often referred to being the Edmonds Cookbook from NZ.....great for basics and a fa...
by kiwirach
Fri Dec 18, 2009 7:21 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Cookie recipes please?
Replies: 23
Views: 2037

Re: Cookie recipes please?

homegrown wrote:HI folks

looking for some different cookie and cake recipes, tired of making the usual things. Can anyone help?
was about to grab something outta the Edmonds cookbook..... :lol: .....guess i'm not going to be able to offer anything different....i usually suggest ANZACS or afgans!!
by kiwirach
Fri Oct 23, 2009 3:39 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Off to start a new life in rural Italy..
Replies: 19
Views: 1795

Re: Off to start a new life in rural Italy..

Hello, I have just bought 2.5 acres of land 3000ft up a mountain in Italy and will soon be going to move there with my German Shepherd. :iconbiggrin: I am having a little cabin built and hope to grow most of my own food and keep chickens.. I have no clue what I am doing really ( :shock: ) so all an...
by kiwirach
Mon Oct 19, 2009 6:34 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Skype
Replies: 10
Views: 667

Re: Skype

can someone explain the difference between skype and msn messenger?. i use msn to keep in touch with my sis on Oz.....we use cams and microphones, or if its a quickie, just type!.
by kiwirach
Thu Oct 08, 2009 8:37 pm
Forum: Bring back the Goodlife - and other Television and Radio related things
Topic: What are your top 5 TV programmes
Replies: 29
Views: 4716

Re: What are your top 5 TV programmes

my five.....

Time Team
Greys Anatomy .....McDreamy.....:love4:
River Cottage types
Homes under the Hammer
live rugby!.
by kiwirach
Sun Oct 04, 2009 5:10 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from New Zealand
Replies: 16
Views: 1588

Re: Hello from New Zealand

G'day Homegrown, from a one eye cantabrian! :wave: . I'm from CHCH, altho have lived in Rangiora as well!. where are you?.
you plans sound very interesting....i dont know anything about the planning laws back home....i hadnt discovered i wanted to become ssish til a few years ago!.
by kiwirach
Mon Sep 28, 2009 7:39 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from me!
Replies: 9
Views: 550

Re: Hello from me!

welcome from another who lives in north London!.
by kiwirach
Tue Sep 15, 2009 8:25 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: What do you love about being Ish?
Replies: 21
Views: 1045

Re: What do you love about being Ish?

that sometimes up to 3/4 of the food on my plate comes from the allotment, and because of that, knowing i can at least feed myself a vegetarian diet if some peak oil disaster should occur......that i'm not wholy reliant on someone else for my food anymore.
by kiwirach
Sun Sep 13, 2009 8:49 am
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Cranial Osteopathy?!!
Replies: 18
Views: 3145

Re: Cranial Osteopathy?!!

grubbysoles...how did your night go?.
pleased to hear that you got a good sleep out of her after the CO visit and that she was happy.
by kiwirach
Thu Sep 10, 2009 8:20 am
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Cranial Osteopathy?!!
Replies: 18
Views: 3145

Re: Cranial Osteopathy?!!

Hi grubbysoles....i'd certainly give the CO a try....it'll either help her or it wont, but it wont make matters worse, so you have nothing to loose. I used to recommend it alot in NZ when i worked in the well child health system there(like your health visitor system here), and found for some babies ...
by kiwirach
Thu Sep 10, 2009 8:00 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Beans
Replies: 22
Views: 2491

Re: Beans

You guys had me googling this morning but I couldn't find what actual plant red kidney beans come from - other than a Latin name which turned out to be the Latin name for nearly ALL beans. :roll: the red kidney beans i'm growing are from a bean plant called 'Canadian Wonder', and they are lovely re...
by kiwirach
Sat Aug 22, 2009 8:29 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Back!
Replies: 11
Views: 973

Re: Back!

WOW!!, congratulations, and welcome back...will have to go have a wee peek at your blog and see if there are any piccies!!
by kiwirach
Sat Aug 22, 2009 8:24 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: In at the deep end...
Replies: 12
Views: 1604

Re: In at the deep end...

Hi Alice, welcome to ish......your plans and lifestyle sound excited to this wannabe....i hope you'll keep us updated on your progress.
by kiwirach
Wed Aug 19, 2009 7:27 pm
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: Preserves:River Cottage Handbook No.2, By Pam Corbin
Replies: 17
Views: 4769

Re: Preserves:River Cottage Handbook No.2, By Pam Corbin

Cheezy wrote: Huge Furry Whipping Style
:lol: ....i love this!!.

i have the book....ermm...actually, i have 3 of the RC series!. i havent made anything from this one yet, but refer to the veg one alot...its a handy size for the allotment!.
by kiwirach
Tue Aug 18, 2009 8:08 am
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: How do you say thank you to freecyclers?
Replies: 12
Views: 1600

Re: How do you say thank you to freecyclers?

when i went and collected the shed i got from freecycle, i took the lady a bunch of flowers....i wanted to do more than just say thank you for such a big and, to me, important item.