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  Topic: Quail egg scissors
wellington womble

Replies: 1
Views: 198
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Fri Oct 12, 18 11:59 pm   Subject: Quail egg scissors
Anybody want these? I don’t have quail anymore, so I’m happy to post them off to someone who will use them (quails eggs have quite a tough membrane, so they are a pain to break. The scissors mak ...
  Topic: Help my chutney is too sweet
wellington womble

Replies: 6
Views: 279
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri Oct 12, 18 11:30 am   Subject: Help my chutney is too sweet
Make another batch that’s deliberately under sweetened and mix them together?
  Topic: Carving on a slate
wellington womble

Replies: 11
Views: 864
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Oct 09, 18 7:38 pm   Subject: Carving on a slate
Could one etch, with some sort of acid? Might be a simpler solution, more suited to DIY. I know you can get stuff for glass.
There is a kind of acid you can get that might make you see engravings t ...
  Topic: Carving on a slate
wellington womble

Replies: 11
Views: 864
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Oct 09, 18 11:31 am   Subject: Carving on a slate
Could one etch, with some sort of acid? Might be a simpler solution, more suited to DIY. I know you can get stuff for glass.
  Topic: Tayberries - your thoughts...
wellington womble

Replies: 4
Views: 383
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Oct 02, 18 2:54 pm   Subject: Tayberries - your thoughts...
Make the best jam, imho.
  Topic: Lavender
wellington womble

Replies: 3
Views: 420
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun Sep 09, 18 12:34 pm   Subject: Lavender
Chez said lavender vodka was like furniture polish. That might just have been mine. I like lavender bags, myself.
  Topic: Any exprience with selling a house with solar panel lease?
wellington womble

Replies: 9
Views: 1786
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Sep 02, 18 12:12 am   Subject: Any exprience with selling a house with solar panel lease?
I was wondering myself about the post Brexit housing market. I was going to buy a big place with land, which wouldn’t matter because we'd be there for the foreseeable, but it might work better for ...
  Topic: Portuguese Insects
wellington womble

Replies: 36
Views: 5736
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun Jun 17, 18 2:47 pm   Subject: Portuguese Insects
Those caterpillar nests are a menace. Mum gets them in Spain and the hairs on the caterpillars make people horribly ill if you breathe them. The caterpillars themselves form conga lines around the pla ...
  Topic: White crab spider
wellington womble

Replies: 15
Views: 3004
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Jun 13, 18 11:17 am   Subject: White crab spider
I think you should move it. I want to see it go pink! (Is that mean? It’s hardly a matter of life and death for me, and will mean a big upheaval for the spider, but I’d love to see it)
  Topic: Peas in Tomato Grow Bags
wellington womble

Replies: 6
Views: 2288
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Jun 13, 18 11:14 am   Subject: Peas in Tomato Grow Bags
Peas without question. My greenhouse early peas are just finishing, although sadly none made it to the kitchen (I scoffed them all in the garden. I always do) You’ve already got enough courgettes t ...
  Topic: water
wellington womble

Replies: 25
Views: 5476
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Wed May 30, 18 2:23 pm   Subject: water
It doesn't help with getting water, but a friend filled ‘oil’ drums with water from a tractor set up and drilled a small hole in the bottom. I remember it took some experimenting to get the right ...
  Topic: No Swallows.
wellington womble

Replies: 31
Views: 11781
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun May 13, 18 12:17 am   Subject: No Swallows.
Saw some swallows or swifts yesterday, but I couldn't tell which at the distance they were.

You’ve no real hope of seeing the difference on the wing (ie colours and so on) They do move different ...
  Topic: No Swallows.
wellington womble

Replies: 31
Views: 11781
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue May 01, 18 12:52 pm   Subject: No Swallows.
Spotted a couple here.
  Topic: vinegar instead of fabric conditioner
wellington womble

Replies: 60
Views: 40134
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Wed Apr 25, 18 10:56 am   Subject: vinegar instead of fabric conditioner
Don’t be silly. Baking soda is the answer to everything.
  Topic: vinegar instead of fabric conditioner
wellington womble

Replies: 60
Views: 40134
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Sun Apr 22, 18 6:39 pm   Subject: vinegar instead of fabric conditioner
I never bother with fabric softener either. Vinegar didn’t smell, but did t make any other noticeable difference. I wear jeans, cotton tops and wool hand knits. Jenna wears school uniform or cotton ...
 
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