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SueSteve
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Hello from Gloucester

Post: # 64648Post SueSteve »

Hi,
I'm Sue, we live in Gloucester. Dh is Steve, we have 3 children aged 14, 12 and 6 and 2 cats.
We grow our own veg on an allotment, we are vegetarian, into environmental issues, eating healthily, keeping fit, and dream of being self sufficient.
I recently packed in my PhD, and decided to spend my time being happy and stress free! I now work part time delivering organic veggie boxes, and my spare time is spent at the allotment or having fun as a family or both!!
Sue

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hi and welcome :flower:
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Welcome on board.

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hello! *waves*

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Post: # 64663Post Millie »

Life sounds great!

Im Millie, married to Tim, with 4 kids, aged 15 down to 3, and we all live in Wilts. Im sadly still working, though off sick, but starting college in sept. Im currently having great fun container gardening, though Im mourning the loss of my pumpkin today, courtesy of slugs :crybaby:

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Post: # 64670Post SueSteve »

Thanks for the welcome :)

I am having a good day, 2 beds that needed weeding at the allotment are done, a seed parcel arrived from allotments4all with lots of goodies. My parents gave me some garden tools that they no longer require, got home and I have 6 free climbers and 5 free lavenders that I ordered from Gardeners World Magazine :)

Now off to make bread and cook tea.
Oh, does anyone know where i can buy sacks of organic bread flour?
Sue

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Post: # 64671Post cir3ngirl »

Have you had the rain yet? If not its coming. My god-daughter lives in Gloucester.

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cir3ngirl wrote:Have you had the rain yet? If not its coming. My god-daughter lives in Gloucester.
Shower No. 2 has just passed!!

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Hello and welcome!

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Hello

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Robin: That is a brilliant animation there!

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Post: # 64796Post ina »

SueSteve wrote:Oh, does anyone know where i can buy sacks of organic bread flour?
Hiya, Sue, and welcome! Very good decision to pack in your PhD. I had intended to go for one a few years back - but the more I saw of the "publish or perish" culture, the more I came to rethink my intentions! Unfortunately I still have to work for a living, but at least I'm now doing something more physical, with lots of fresh air, and less stress.

Anyway: bread flour. If you were up here you could join our food co-op... :wink: But Gloucester is a bit far! We buy in bulk from SUMA; I'm sure there must be similar set-ups in your area. Maybe you could even ask the people at SUMA and other organic wholesalers?
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Post: # 64803Post SueSteve »

Thanks again fo rthe welcome.
And cheers Ina for the flour info, I'll look into it.
Sue

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Hi Sue & Steve

Welcome to the site.
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Hi and welcome to the forum.

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