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by Nomada
Thu Jun 23, 2011 8:44 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: What does your home smell of?
Replies: 153
Views: 22361

Re: What does your home smell of?

The flat smells of elderflowers after starting a batch of champagne using Andys recipe from the guardian. It also smells faintly of ginger and onion kimchi.
by Nomada
Thu Jun 23, 2011 8:43 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: What does your home smell of?
Replies: 153
Views: 22361

Re: What does your home smell of?

froggi wrote:a cheeky little alcoholic dandelion and burdock (cheats version)....
Ohh, froggi, where did you get the recipe? I'd love to try that!
by Nomada
Tue Jun 21, 2011 11:56 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: bring back national service..........
Replies: 24
Views: 3219

Re: bring back national service..........

As to benefits, these days they are paying kids £30 a week to attend 'college' (FE colleges). Some of mine went to actually getting me to college, which was in another county so not walkable. The rest went into savings for university, as did the money from my job. Meant I could leave without thousa...
by Nomada
Mon Jun 20, 2011 6:46 pm
Forum: Links, links and more links
Topic: Where there is no doctor
Replies: 5
Views: 2669

Re: Where there is no doctor

It's not bad, there's a lot of them on the website including where women have no doctor, where there is no midwife and where there is no dentist. I guess a lot of it can be applied to the UK even if it was written for health workers in third world countries and they're really interesting and educati...
by Nomada
Sun Jun 19, 2011 7:00 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Well, I'm afraid it's just not good enough!
Replies: 12
Views: 2029

Re: Well, I'm afraid it's just not good enough!

Serves them right. failing to prepare is preparing to fail! :lol:
by Nomada
Fri Jun 17, 2011 2:20 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: In true Ish style
Replies: 16
Views: 4845

Re: In true Ish style

The thing I love about the snowflake is the very subtle skull motif in the middle!
by Nomada
Thu Jun 16, 2011 8:55 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Well, I'm afraid it's just not good enough!
Replies: 12
Views: 2029

Re: Well, I'm afraid it's just not good enough!

Worked for Shaun of the dead! :lol:
by Nomada
Thu Jun 16, 2011 8:50 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: In true Ish style
Replies: 16
Views: 4845

Re: In true Ish style

:mrgreen: <--- me, green with envy! You lucky thing!
by Nomada
Wed Jun 15, 2011 5:23 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Gift Ideas
Replies: 37
Views: 11062

Re: Christmas presents

http://www.made-by-rae.com/search/label ... 0THE%20BOY

Found a ton of sewing ideas for boys here!

Also couldn't resist sharing this;

http://www.flickr.com/photos/shinyhappy ... 613234792/
by Nomada
Wed Jun 15, 2011 5:12 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Gift Ideas
Replies: 37
Views: 11062

Re: Christmas presents

I don't know. For a small child I don't think it's so much looking silly as what might be easier to carry or more practical. I've looked on google and I can't find much, but then I've only gone the first few pages. Its so geared towardssweing for little girls. Do a bag in a nice solid colour with di...
by Nomada
Wed Jun 15, 2011 4:55 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Gift Ideas
Replies: 37
Views: 11062

Re: Christmas presents

I'd love to make these, but I'm not the best knitter! these are gorgeous! http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEwinter08/PATTbijouterie.php http://knitty.com/ISSUEff10/PATTcoralie.php I'm enjoying thinking about Christmas! How about making those lovely microwavable heat things that are filled with lavender and...
by Nomada
Wed Jun 15, 2011 4:48 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Gift Ideas
Replies: 37
Views: 11062

Re: Christmas presents

How about candied peel or crytsalised ginger (I made these a few times as a by product of making ginger syrup)?. they're nice dipped in dark chocolate Praline nuts look easy (but that's just from watching people on the Christmas markets make them, they've done it like a million times, I've never tri...
by Nomada
Wed Jun 15, 2011 4:44 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Gift Ideas
Replies: 37
Views: 11062

Re: Christmas presents

Bathstuff, that's a good one! Bath salts or body scrubs must be one of the easiest things to make. Bet bath bombs aren't that hard either. Still haven't got round to trying soaps!
by Nomada
Wed Jun 15, 2011 4:34 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Gift Ideas
Replies: 37
Views: 11062

Re: Christmas presents

niknik, you genius! I'm sure I've a couple of paints and a ceramic pen somewhere. You've gave me an idea!

Has anyone seen those porcelain travel mugs? I wonder if they come in plain white!
by Nomada
Wed Jun 15, 2011 4:31 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Gift Ideas
Replies: 37
Views: 11062

Re: Christmas presents

I love the idea of turning your junk mail into cards! Things that went down well for me last year were; xmas chutney with lots of spices, dried fruits and booze in (I used home made elderberry vodka in mine), plum and mulled wine jam, blackberry and apple etc. Also, I did tiny kilner jars of homemad...