Hello from Meath

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dungareegirl
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Hello from Meath

Post: # 291620Post dungareegirl
Sat Jul 21, 2018 1:26 pm

Hello, just discovered this forum :wave:
I live in Meath in Ireland with my husband and daughter. We have a fairly big garden - big to us anyway! In previous years (although not for a while) we've grown some fruit & veg & herbs but never really produced much (various reasons beyond our control). I've always wanted to grow and produce more and be a bit more self-sufficient - ish :icon_smile:

I have made jam and chutney with some of our produce in years past but again none for a while now. I suppose my main reason for being on here is to pick up that longing for the Good Life again and hopefully get more back into it.

That's me :)

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diggernotdreamer
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Re: Hello from Meath

Post: # 291623Post diggernotdreamer
Sat Jul 21, 2018 4:44 pm

Hi and welcome, a big wave from County Leitrim

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Re: Hello from Meath

Post: # 291627Post Green Aura
Sat Jul 21, 2018 5:49 pm

I've already said hello but hello again :lol:

I find th self-sufficiency thing varies by person, time and circumstances. We all find our own elements that we can enjoy doing or fit in with life's demands. But if you want to get back into it you're in the right place.

Have a look around, we've got tons of info in the forum and on the blog site. any questions, feel free to shout up.
Maggie

Never doubt that you can change history. You already have. Marge Piercy

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. Anais Nin

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Re: Hello from Meath

Post: # 291633Post Odsox
Sun Jul 22, 2018 7:17 am

Greetings from West Cork :wave:
I hope you find our forum interesting as you're among like minded friends.
Tony

Disclaimer: I almost certainly haven't a clue what I'm talking about.

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Re: Hello from Meath

Post: # 291649Post Weedo
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:50 pm

G'day from Wagga Wagga

Like you I am only beginning in this - land and water rich but very time poor but moving forward slowly
The winner of the rat race is still a rat!

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Re: Hello from Meath

Post: # 291652Post MKG
Mon Jul 23, 2018 8:00 am

Hello, Dungareegirl. Don't forget the winemaking section when you enter despair territory.
The secret of life is to aim below the head (With thanks to MMM)

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Re: Hello from Meath

Post: # 291654Post ina
Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:14 am

Hi Dungareegirl - welcome!

I used to wear dungarees when I was younger... They were very fashionable when I was a teenager. I had a yellow pair. (Argh!!!)
Ina
I'm a size 10, really; I wear a 20 for comfort. (Gina Yashere)

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