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by chilitony
Thu Oct 21, 2010 6:46 pm
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: how bad can it get
Replies: 34
Views: 6058

how bad can it get

With all the cut backs , the vat rise and anything else that might get thrown at me, what can i do to reduce my outgoing. I halved my car insurance by changing company, so they must have ripping off, so much for loyalty. The other thing i can do is to increase my production from lots of excotic prod...
by chilitony
Thu Oct 21, 2010 6:14 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Greetings from the Shetland Islands...
Replies: 63
Views: 7567

Re: Greetings from the Shetland Islands...

hello from london.
looks like a nice setup.
tony :salute:
by chilitony
Thu Oct 21, 2010 6:08 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Frosted!!
Replies: 10
Views: 1515

Re: Frosted!!

Every year i grow chilies on the allotment and as soon as we gat that first heavy frost they all turn black overnight and are dead :(
Also today all my dhalia's and squash plants died :hugish:
by chilitony
Tue Oct 19, 2010 10:19 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: sunday (day of rest ?)
Replies: 12
Views: 1187

Re: sunday (day of rest ?)

on most sundays, when i'm not away i go to the trading post, down the allotments and say hello and buy some supplies. Then go to the plot and fire up the barbie for breakfast. usually some chicken, sausages and anything thats about for a stir fry. i did see and move a slow worm to a safe place out o...
by chilitony
Tue Oct 19, 2010 6:21 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Rogue's Gallery
Replies: 218
Views: 139138

Re: Rogue's Gallery

i thought i knew how to pics
by chilitony
Sun Oct 17, 2010 3:46 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: stud tyre team saying hello
Replies: 4
Views: 645

Re: stud tyre team saying hello

Hello
Well, ive just had to buy 2 part worn tyres fitted and ballanced for £25. Of course they should be allowed. :scratch:
Tony
by chilitony
Sun Oct 17, 2010 3:41 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Old Clothes
Replies: 28
Views: 2514

Re: Rogue's Gallery

:flower: im in the corn
by chilitony
Thu Oct 14, 2010 11:04 pm
Forum: Bring back the Goodlife - and other Television and Radio related things
Topic: worst five things on telly
Replies: 89
Views: 23401

Re: worst five things on telly

well theres not much on at all and ive just had to get tv licence and i really hated paying £145.50 for all the rubbish :scratch:
by chilitony
Thu Oct 14, 2010 10:52 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: How do you cook chestnuts in an oven?
Replies: 10
Views: 1469

Re: How do you cook chestnuts in an oven?

my wife Helen puts them flat side down on a tray and cuts the shell in a cross and prinkle some salt over the top then puts in oven at medium temp till the shell opens and go grisp. But its not an exact science cos its still quite hart work to get them out. When i grew up me + my family used to go c...
by chilitony
Thu Oct 14, 2010 10:37 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Preserving pears
Replies: 9
Views: 2681

Re: Preserving pears

how many pears have you got, i had about 60 pounds and
i just preserved five gallons of pear cider :drunken:
by chilitony
Wed Oct 13, 2010 7:49 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: What have you got brewing at the moment
Replies: 190
Views: 29425

Re: What have you got brewing at the moment

xmas will be one big party. This weekend will be started off 5 gallons of apple cider as well
tony :cheers:
by chilitony
Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:31 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: What have you got brewing at the moment
Replies: 190
Views: 29425

Re: What have you got brewing at the moment

just started some rhubarb wine , with last stalks from down my allotment. also got grape wine on the go from big garden that were cuttings from the great vine at hampton court palace which is just across the thames from where they were grown Also again 5 gallons of pear cider, that were growing on a...
by chilitony
Mon Oct 11, 2010 8:32 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Spring is coming
Replies: 10
Views: 782

Re: Spring is coming

next planted his broad beans and onions 2 weeks ago and they are up 2/3" already :flower:
by chilitony
Mon Oct 11, 2010 8:29 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: How Do You Like Your Meat?
Replies: 27
Views: 3202

Re: How Do You Like Your Meat?

when i was in dermeern, holland afew years ago i went into a bar for lunch and the only thing on the menu in english was "firemans steak" so i ordered that. when it came it was almost raw and swimming blood. almways have mine well done now :pukeright:
by chilitony
Mon Oct 11, 2010 6:48 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Elephant garlic
Replies: 3
Views: 634

Elephant garlic

When i haveated my elephant garlic this year there were loads little rounds attached to them which i've kept. i
i herd that they will grow into bigger bulbs than planting cloves, is this true?