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by frozenthunderbolt
Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:06 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: goats for meat
Replies: 4
Views: 1350

Re: goats for meat

Goat curry
by frozenthunderbolt
Mon Jan 14, 2013 7:29 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Out of date tins
Replies: 14
Views: 4267

Re: Out of date tins

if it aint bulging, and there is no rust on the inside when you open it, smells and looks ok it is probably safe if it aint meat or fish (botulism not fun).
by frozenthunderbolt
Mon Jan 14, 2013 6:58 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: End of an era!
Replies: 4
Views: 499

Re: End of an era!

battybird wrote: Any suggestions would be appreciated!
I have successfully grown raspbs in a 10 L pot to fruition. You just need to divide every year or two.
by frozenthunderbolt
Mon Jan 14, 2013 6:56 am
Forum: How do I??
Topic: I bought some 100% alcohol what can i do with it?
Replies: 12
Views: 2399

Re: I bought some 100% alcohol what can i do with it?

Yep alcohol kills most bugs. Personally, I would use ethanol for any use where it enters any orifice!
by frozenthunderbolt
Fri Jan 11, 2013 1:01 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: I bought some 100% alcohol what can i do with it?
Replies: 12
Views: 2399

Re: I bought some 100% alcohol what can i do with it?

If it's not Ethyl Alcohol (ie methyl or isopropol) don't consume it in any form tincture or otherwise. Liver failure, blindness and death will be likely results. Use it as fuel. If it is everclear - Ethyl alcohol such as you would find in vodka, don't drink it at 100% (it will actually only be azeot...
by frozenthunderbolt
Sat Jan 05, 2013 9:16 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: I love a bargain,what did you buy today??
Replies: 40
Views: 6439

Re: I love a bargain,what did you buy today??

3 feet of heavy gauge steel piping for $2 - using a piece as a socket to weld bits of (free) circular saw blade onto to make a medieval flanged mace
by frozenthunderbolt
Fri Jan 04, 2013 10:26 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Green Tomato Cake
Replies: 2
Views: 1269

Re: Green Tomato Cake

http://www.grouprecipes.com/56520/green-tomato-chocolate-cake.html mum makes one similar to this, no pecans and grate, don't blend the toms. Green tomato chocolate cake is the best! Word of warning; it molds fast in the tin, another word of warning it is unlikely to remain in the tin long enough to ...
by frozenthunderbolt
Fri Jan 04, 2013 9:46 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: F-f-f-facebook
Replies: 47
Views: 4837

Re: F-f-f-facebook

MKG wrote:You were one of the easy ones, Jed - your signature on here is a little bit of a clue :iconbiggrin:
It's certainly full of nutters - just my kind of place :lol: .
Mike
I does my best :iconbiggrin:
by frozenthunderbolt
Thu Dec 27, 2012 1:42 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: F-f-f-facebook
Replies: 47
Views: 4837

Re: F-f-f-facebook

Well done for tracking me down Mike :salute:
by frozenthunderbolt
Mon Dec 03, 2012 7:05 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Vaccination v homeopathy
Replies: 23
Views: 2039

Re: Vaccination v homeopathy

Interestingly,here in the UK,Chickenpox vaccine is (if I remember rightly)not available on the NHS precisely BECAUSE of the danger of it leading to the occurrence of Shingles in the elderly. I beg your pardon - in this case it relates to chicken pox not measles. Childhood exposure and out breaks he...
by frozenthunderbolt
Sun Dec 02, 2012 2:56 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Vaccination v homeopathy
Replies: 23
Views: 2039

Re: Vaccination v homeopathy

oldjerry wrote: Uk death rate of kids from measles? 20?, 25?per annum?
Any idea what those rates would be if no-one was vaccinated?

Enjoy the idea of shingles as an adult?
Don't get vaccinated and make sure your kids can endure the agony.
Doesn''t have to be fatal to be sensible.
:roll:
by frozenthunderbolt
Fri Nov 16, 2012 3:14 am
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: Are you still smoking tobacco?
Replies: 24
Views: 7501

Re: Are you still smoking tobacco?

[quote="Thurston Garden"]Oddly enough, I don't find the pipe addictive. Perhaps this is beacuse I have never smoked cigs. quote]

From what i've read on my tobacco growers forum - preparing the baccy for pipe smoking can tend to lower the niccotine a bit, even more so in the fermentation for cigars.
by frozenthunderbolt
Wed Nov 14, 2012 4:44 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Growing grapes for raisins
Replies: 8
Views: 2148

Re: Growing grapes for raisins

to help them dry, dip each bunch into BOILING water for a few/10 seconds it splits the skins and helps to allow the moisture to evaporate
by frozenthunderbolt
Wed Nov 14, 2012 4:41 am
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: persimmons ...anyone else got lots?
Replies: 8
Views: 2610

Re: persimmons ...anyone else got lots?

spray them with vodka and then let it evaporate a few times- it helps to reduce the tannins
by frozenthunderbolt
Fri Nov 09, 2012 2:25 am
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: Alternative to double glazing
Replies: 11
Views: 6050

Re: Alternative to double glazing

Conventional curtains benefit from pelmets to help reduce thermo-syphoning