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by maple
Mon Nov 30, 2015 4:52 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: The season of goodwill to all men - what about us ladies?
Replies: 12
Views: 1444

Re: The season of goodwill to all men - what about us ladies?

ah the cabbage and bacon, an old favourite ! when we were young goose was always on the menu.
xmas sounds interesting in bulgaria in olden times, why was the pig killing on xmas eve? there would have been so much work to do afterwards..
by maple
Fri Nov 27, 2015 1:48 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: hello from south west ireland
Replies: 18
Views: 3004

Re: hello from south west ireland

thanks doofaloofa, i am in the sticks but i suppose ballydehob isn't far away, u have lots of local groups! if u can steer me to the closest i would appreciate it!
gossip in west cork, never! been away too long!
by maple
Fri Nov 27, 2015 10:25 am
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: What to do with shells?
Replies: 9
Views: 8565

Re: What to do with shells?

i used to throw mine into the hen run, they would pick at them, also a few whacks of the hammer to get them a bit smaller and then in a food processor, a few at a time mind, and then give them to the hens or sprinkle around tomatoe plants etccccccccccc
by maple
Fri Nov 27, 2015 10:13 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: hello from south west ireland
Replies: 18
Views: 3004

Re: hello from south west ireland

ooh! must watch out on the west cork streets ! any selfsuff/permaculture groups down this part of the world ? always good to knock heads with like minded people
by maple
Thu Nov 26, 2015 5:40 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: hello from south west ireland
Replies: 18
Views: 3004

Re: hello from south west ireland

thanks for the welcome, delighted to see other irish based people here ...north west and south west ! anyone here off the grid ? i have just set up a small solar panel, but it's not enough, budget permitting next year i hope to expand!
by maple
Wed Nov 25, 2015 8:55 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: hello from south west ireland
Replies: 18
Views: 3004

hello from south west ireland

Hi, I have just found this forum and it looks very interesting and imformative ...i am about to move to west cork to a property that has been empty for 30 years, need i say it, it needs everything doing :lol: at the moment it is completely off grid, so i hope to ask questions on solar etc. have alwa...