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  Topic: Little cluckers
Blue Sky

Replies: 11
Views: 2749
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Fri Apr 05, 19 7:19 am   Subject: Little cluckers
Yes, they are and they don't spend much time in that pen, it's just to keep the fox off 'em at night. Having said that one of the little rascals stayed out last night. Don't know where it went but it ...
  Topic: Little cluckers
Blue Sky

Replies: 11
Views: 2749
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Thu Apr 04, 19 12:02 pm   Subject: Little cluckers
Not so little now. We've had the four just over a month and getting four steady eggs a day. I'd been paying 3 euros a dozen in SuperU (not super at all) so decided to return to the good old days and g ...
  Topic: Wot's one got growing?
Blue Sky

Replies: 14
Views: 2975
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Apr 04, 19 11:45 am   Subject: Wot's one got growing?
In spite of the heatwave in February (I was lazy and went to Spain) we don't seem to have much on the go here in France. I've sown a succession of grain over the last few weeks but so far the only thi ...
  Topic: It's all a bit fishy
Blue Sky

Replies: 11
Views: 4652
PostForum: Downsizing abroad   Posted: Fri Mar 15, 19 12:32 pm   Subject: It's all a bit fishy
Thanks for the advice. It's still early days for us and we should be outa here by June but I intend to have a drive down next month to look at the options. BTW I will be looking further north as I've ...
  Topic: It's all a bit fishy
Blue Sky

Replies: 11
Views: 4652
PostForum: Downsizing abroad   Posted: Fri Mar 15, 19 10:10 am   Subject: It's all a bit fishy
I once wrote a post about moving to Portugal but I'm darned if I can find it now. Did anybody go?

Reason I ask is we're selling up here in France now after fifteen years - it's just got too flippin ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Blue Sky

Replies: 5550
Views: 1282467
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Mar 06, 19 1:15 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
The leaves are unfurling now here. Just hoping they aren't too optimistic
  Topic: First Little Seedling
Blue Sky

Replies: 11
Views: 4567
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Jan 25, 19 3:26 pm   Subject: First Little Seedling
They are wine grapes but I'll admit I only got round to pressing them one year ... 2004 as I recall. Nowadays they just attract the hornets who get all dizzy and silly and normally end up in the house ...
  Topic: First Little Seedling
Blue Sky

Replies: 11
Views: 4567
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Jan 25, 19 10:59 am   Subject: First Little Seedling
Which reminds me, I must cut back the grape vines this year
  Topic: T shirt printing?
Blue Sky

Replies: 12
Views: 46645
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Fri Jan 25, 19 10:55 am   Subject: T shirt printing?

Where's here? Sorry, I've not been paying attention.

We are still in France. Just doon the road from Lorraine as it happens, which is why I spotted this thread. Thought we might do a bit of bart ...
  Topic: France before Brexit
Blue Sky

Replies: 26
Views: 84101
PostForum: Downsizing abroad   Posted: Fri Jan 25, 19 10:51 am   Subject: France before Brexit

Ah well. Good luck.
Dee

Cheers, you too
  Topic: First Little Seedling
Blue Sky

Replies: 11
Views: 4567
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Jan 23, 19 3:27 pm   Subject: First Little Seedling
So far I have 36 garlic plants (in the snow), a very hefty parsley plant (in the snow) which I grew from seed last winter in Scotland and lots of Rosemary Bay and Thyme (in the snow)
  Topic: First Little Seedling
Blue Sky

Replies: 11
Views: 4567
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Jan 23, 19 10:53 am   Subject: First Little Seedling
Proper cheat! Can't fault that.
  Topic: France before Brexit
Blue Sky

Replies: 26
Views: 84101
PostForum: Downsizing abroad   Posted: Wed Jan 23, 19 10:51 am   Subject: France before Brexit
https://www.zoopla.co.uk/for-sale/details/49356498?search_identifier=31e899658df503801bae8f28f16f7ba2


Western edge of Dartmoor, between Okehampton and Tavistock.

I'd have that in a heartbeat. ...
  Topic: T shirt printing?
Blue Sky

Replies: 12
Views: 46645
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Tue Jan 22, 19 11:58 am   Subject: T shirt printing?
Not a clue

I've not done any in ages but we still have all the equipment here so if there is a gap in the market to fill I may well fire up the press.

I'm over here to sell the house so ...
  Topic: Did banner ads get axed?
Blue Sky

Replies: 2
Views: 1482
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Tue Jan 22, 19 11:51 am   Subject: Did banner ads get axed?
Shame. I miss them. It looks awfully empty up top
 
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