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by shell
Sun May 31, 2009 4:11 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: yay! first alcoholic beverage!
Replies: 36
Views: 4599

Re: yay! first alcoholic beverage!

just got my gorse wine and dandy lion wine fermenting and bubbling away in my hotpress,looks lovely and what a cgreat alcoholic smell every time i open the press to get the sheets out, :dave: nettle and ginger next and elderflower wine,havnt got any more demijohns and just sent for more airlocks and...
by shell
Wed May 27, 2009 8:08 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Ish-flavoured jokes?
Replies: 5
Views: 485

Re: Ish-flavoured jokes?

A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows. A woman's garden is growing beautifully but the tomatoes won't ripen. There's a limit to the number of uses for green tomatoes and she's getting tired of it. So she goes to her neighbour and says, "Your...
by shell
Sat May 23, 2009 8:37 pm
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: Money Polotics and Religion
Replies: 17
Views: 2897

Re: Money, Polotics and Religon

no i dont think you need to go to church,i have gone once in five months though i still have my beliefs,i could not follow the bible to the letter tee,have you ever read leviticus?enough rules there to start on,
and the chicken came first of course,would God sit on an egg???
:lol:
by shell
Thu May 07, 2009 3:27 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: cheap holiday park in Ireland?
Replies: 1
Views: 430

cheap holiday park in Ireland?

my dad is going into respite for 2 weeks,so i need a child friendly holiday park so i can take my 3 little ones away for a week,unfortunately i`ve only got 1 week to find the place,my older daughters are staying here to look after the animals,do any one know of somewhere?googled but around 600 for a...
by shell
Mon May 04, 2009 6:48 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Lemon Balm
Replies: 6
Views: 1096

Re: Lemon Balm

wine, :lol: my friend makes delicious lemon balm wine,and i hope to have enough this year to give it a go, :flower:
by shell
Tue Apr 28, 2009 2:13 pm
Forum: Health and Beauty
Topic: Lack of Iron
Replies: 13
Views: 1687

Re: Lack of Iron

add nettles to soup or stews,this gives a good amount of iron,i chop mine up in the food processor and add half a cup full, :flower:
by shell
Sun Apr 19, 2009 10:00 am
Forum: Wildlife, Flowers and all other things that grow
Topic: Can anyone help?
Replies: 8
Views: 2269

Re: Can anyone help?

what ever it is ,i`d like to know,its a fabulous plant,lovely colour, :flower:
by shell
Sun Apr 19, 2009 9:44 am
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Let's hear it for dandelions!
Replies: 21
Views: 3210

Re: Let's hear it for dandelions!

this is from a newsletter i recieved from a herbalist i took a course with here in Ireland,i have deleted the sender ,although it stated all can be passed on,if you want the website pm me,not sure i`m allowed to print it as it may be looked on as advertising Dandelions This month we will see dandeli...
by shell
Wed Apr 15, 2009 7:33 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Let's hear it for dandelions!
Replies: 21
Views: 3210

Re: Let's hear it for dandelions!

dandelion wine was started yesterday much to the delight of my son who went out the back and picked them,picked about 3 quarts,the girls then took the green bits off the heads as best they could,i added 10 whole cloves and 2 good teaspoons of fresh ginger all in 1 gall of boiled water,3 oranges and ...
by shell
Fri Apr 10, 2009 3:08 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Happy Easter
Replies: 7
Views: 568

Re: Happy Easter

thank you ,and the same to you and all who celebrate it, we are having a turkey and all the trimmings for dinner,just like a christmas dinner but the tablecloths bright yellow,there will be a table decoration with candles brightly coloured(i bought it in lidls),and my daughter is over from denmark w...
by shell
Sun Mar 29, 2009 3:51 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Quick ginger beer recipe
Replies: 29
Views: 18623

Re: Quick ginger beer recipe

this recipe sounds easy enough for me to try,
thats why i`ve bumped it :lol:
by shell
Sun Mar 29, 2009 3:44 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Rhubarb and date chutney
Replies: 6
Views: 1225

Re: Rhubarb and date chutney

sounds lovely,i too would like the recipe please :flower:
by shell
Sat Mar 28, 2009 11:10 am
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: do these stories not annoy anyone else?!
Replies: 31
Views: 4715

Re: do these stories not annoy anyone else?!

heavens,you would never eat or drink if you took every thing on board that they say,can you think of any food or drink that they havnt attacked?i cant,some where some one will be doing a writing up on your favourite food, its aliens trying to starve us or send us barmy so they can take over our plan...
by shell
Sat Mar 28, 2009 10:53 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Ideas for a shaded garden?
Replies: 9
Views: 988

Re: Ideas for a shaded garden?

I was looking at a gardening programme the other day and they had a wall garden,basically fit was a frame just like an old bookcase, filled with compost etc,covered with netting,stapled on to the frame,and planted up with herbs,i suppose you could also cover with plastic ground cover and plant thoug...
by shell
Sat Mar 28, 2009 10:37 am
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Ear Piercing
Replies: 16
Views: 4183

Re: Ear Piercing

I like pierced ears,my older girls had it done at 4 ,the 2 young ones were 12 months and wore their studs till they were going to school,they havnt wore earings continiously since starting school 2 years ago but every now and then i check to see if the holes have closed and so far they havn`t,they r...