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by gdb
Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:25 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: We survived the end of the world again
Replies: 25
Views: 1298

Re: We survived the end of the world again

personally i find science about as daft as religion. both are as dangerous as they are helpful. both lots think they know more than we poor mortals can ever know. both have followers who shout down anyone who dares to raise any objections. i wish they'd put the extremists of both - science and relig...
by gdb
Thu Sep 11, 2008 1:05 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: WWOOFer-ish wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 691

Re: WWOOFer-ish wanted

JulieSherris wrote:
gdb wrote:hello

whats a wwoofer?
A WWOOFer is 'Willing Workers On Organic Farms'....

Have a Google = there's heaps of info out there!

Julie
Aha! I see. Sounds a great idea.

Anyone fancy being a WWOABOSF (willing worker on a bit of swedish forest) - get in touch!
by gdb
Thu Sep 11, 2008 1:00 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Cooking on wood burner
Replies: 20
Views: 8142

Re: Cooking on wood burner

hey you lot!

i'm in sweden and i havent lit my stove yet. and you are all firing up and cooking on yours already.

am i being very hard or are you lot just going very soft? :tongue:
by gdb
Wed Sep 10, 2008 9:05 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Town, city, village or what its only me and the cat
Replies: 39
Views: 2119

Re: Town, city, village or what its only me and the cat

Now in rural Sweden.

Before that in rural France (the Limousin).

Before that in rural Wales.

Before that in Birmingham!
by gdb
Wed Sep 10, 2008 9:00 pm
Forum: Mushroom and Fungus Identification
Topic: are these safron milk caps
Replies: 5
Views: 2035

Re: are these safron milk caps

these are definitely not saffron milk caps.

(the milk has to be saffron-orange coloured).

dunno what they might be otherwise? maybe a false chanterelle.
by gdb
Wed Sep 10, 2008 8:26 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Fish for beginners
Replies: 37
Views: 3970

Re: Fish for beginners

here's how to eat sardines for those who DONT like them: buy a tin of sardines. preferably in olive oil - (if theyre in anything else drain it off and add olive oil). add some finely chopped garlic. a bit of good quality salt - preferably the stuff with herbs in. bung the lot into a jug (it's better...
by gdb
Wed Sep 10, 2008 8:14 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: WWOOFer-ish wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 691

Re: WWOOFer-ish wanted

hello

whats a wwoofer?
by gdb
Wed Sep 10, 2008 2:03 pm
Forum: Mushroom and Fungus Identification
Topic: What can these strange things be.
Replies: 4
Views: 1416

Re: What can these strange things be.

these were quite common in france. great to eat when fresh - as others have said.

but with a new mushroom you should always have just a little bit at first in case they dont agree with you. (i eat shaggy parasol mushrooms - no problems - but they make a friend of mine quite ill).
by gdb
Wed Sep 10, 2008 9:01 am
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Help me identify this berry please?
Replies: 12
Views: 2450

Re: Help me identify this berry please?

there is a type of blackcurrant that looks very like a gooseberry (or is it the other way around?)

it is called a 'worcesterberry'

and i think that that is what you have here

they are for jam making apparently
by gdb
Wed Sep 10, 2008 8:55 am
Forum: Mushroom and Fungus Identification
Topic: trying to id these
Replies: 3
Views: 1253

Re: trying to id these

look like false chanterelle to me.

which shows what i know!
by gdb
Wed Sep 10, 2008 8:28 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: hej från sverige!
Replies: 7
Views: 657

Re: hej från sverige!

thanks for the welcomes! the soil in sweden, well, it's not as bad as it was in parts of france.. but it's not exactly devon or hereford either if you see what i mean.. outdoor crops: you can grow most things. the summer is sunnier and warmer than most of england. (i'm in the central south so it's m...
by gdb
Tue Sep 09, 2008 10:14 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: hej från sverige!
Replies: 7
Views: 657

hej från sverige!

hello 2 u all! having grown fruit and veg on tiny plots of land in england, wales and france, i am now giving it a bit more of a try in sweden. got myself 3 acres of land and a large house and a fair bit of scrubland too... (bloomin cheap property is over here!) well now its the end of my first summ...