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by jamesintayside
Thu Apr 03, 2014 2:59 pm
Forum: Green Building
Topic: Tiny Houses any suggestions/advice
Replies: 7
Views: 4847

Re: Tiny Houses any suggestions/advice

Yes the plan is to have as main home. I have seen the earth ships etc i had not thought about recycled glass insulation so I can look at that.
Thanks for the idea.
by jamesintayside
Thu Apr 03, 2014 2:52 pm
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: Coffee jars
Replies: 7
Views: 3670

Re: Coffee jars

I never put holes in maybe just some sand/gravel in the bottom so they need less water - everything does okay.
by jamesintayside
Wed Apr 02, 2014 5:11 pm
Forum: Reporting spam
Topic: spam maybe can someone check
Replies: 2
Views: 2784

spam maybe can someone check

http://www.selfsufficientish.co.uk/foru ... 17&t=28489

this post as a link to a kitchen web site
by jamesintayside
Wed Apr 02, 2014 5:07 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Newbie from Cambs
Replies: 7
Views: 1421

Re: Newbie from Cambs

Hello
I hope you get your allotment up and running and good luck with the move. I am sure there will be lots you can do in Canada.
by jamesintayside
Mon Mar 31, 2014 3:08 am
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Gas bottle fire
Replies: 1
Views: 2648

Re: Gas bottle fire

Yes the pic works - looks nice and warm to me.
by jamesintayside
Mon Mar 31, 2014 3:05 am
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Birch sap wine
Replies: 5
Views: 2283

Re: Birch sap wine

I have no experience of this but other recipes I have seen do not include honey.
by jamesintayside
Mon Mar 31, 2014 2:51 am
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Willow goose guard
Replies: 3
Views: 2819

Re: Willow goose guard

Will a fox not burrow under that?
by jamesintayside
Sun Mar 30, 2014 9:29 pm
Forum: Health and Beauty
Topic: Food allergies
Replies: 7
Views: 3539

Re: Food allergies

I never got to the actual cause but if I eat puff pastry I get very breathless and wheezy.
by jamesintayside
Sun Mar 30, 2014 9:27 pm
Forum: Health and Beauty
Topic: Old honey shampoo
Replies: 2
Views: 3127

Re: Old honey shampoo

Faberge Organics made a honey shampoo
by jamesintayside
Sun Mar 30, 2014 9:20 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: Don't waste heads and feet!
Replies: 22
Views: 9160

Re: Don't waste heads and feet!

I agree about the bones to pets - my neighbour's dog died after eating chicken bones.
by jamesintayside
Sun Mar 30, 2014 9:19 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: Don't waste heads and feet!
Replies: 22
Views: 9160

Re: Don't waste heads and feet!

A bit similar but buying whole chickens some come with the liver and giblets in a small bag. I just freeze the liver until I have enough for a pate.
by jamesintayside
Sun Mar 30, 2014 9:13 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: 101 uses for clothes pegs
Replies: 32
Views: 19163

Re: 101 uses for clothes pegs

I hold my sheet music on music stand with spring type pegs - just looking now I have 7 pegs holding various songs up.
I sometimes put a spring peg on the guitar string to then tap onto the guitar a bit of rhythm.
by jamesintayside
Sun Mar 30, 2014 9:02 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Woodburner in conservatory
Replies: 4
Views: 3469

Re: Woodburner in conservatory

I had looked just generally at wood burners and the install costs seem way over the top. How have you got on but I guess it maybe depends on what material the roof is made from as opposed to cutting the brick or perhaps removing bricks and sealing up the gap between the flue and wall.
by jamesintayside
Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:42 pm
Forum: Green Building
Topic: Tiny Houses any suggestions/advice
Replies: 7
Views: 4847

Re: Tiny Houses any suggestions/advice

Meant to add this is in Scotland so rain tight and insulation are a must.
by jamesintayside
Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:41 pm
Forum: Green Building
Topic: Tiny Houses any suggestions/advice
Replies: 7
Views: 4847

Tiny Houses any suggestions/advice

I have been looking at some Tiny House and eco cabins on You Tube - problem was I had no where to put one. Now I may have a small plot in a back garden. Any ideas or suggestions along the way would help and be appreciated. I hope to build as much from re cycled items pallets etc. One thing was insul...