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  Topic: collecting rain water illegal
tigger

Replies: 17
Views: 27853
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 13 1:48 pm   Subject: collecting rain water illegal
collecting rainwater wouldn't be made illegal here - they'd just tax it!
  Topic: Italian Cucumber variety...?
tigger

Replies: 4
Views: 1532
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon May 28, 12 9:00 am   Subject: Italian Cucumber variety...?
Better Italian cucumbers than none!
And it is heartwarming when people are kind and helpful - I'm sure they will taste better because the plants were given with love!
  Topic: Italian Cucumber variety...?
tigger

Replies: 4
Views: 1532
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon May 28, 12 8:39 am   Subject: Italian Cucumber variety...?
Seeds are bigger and chewier, they are more rubbery and less crisp than Dutch/ English ones. They also have a more bitter taste even after you've peeled them.
Can you tell I'm not a great fan ? ...
  Topic: does anyone need an exotic pet ?
tigger

Replies: 3
Views: 1749
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Mon Feb 20, 12 10:13 am   Subject: does anyone need an exotic pet ?
no, thanks
  Topic: hello from Italy
tigger

Replies: 20
Views: 4381
PostForum: Welcome   Posted: Wed Apr 07, 10 7:47 pm   Subject: hello from Italy
What do cocks say in Italy?

(Hello, by the way).


they say kikiriki for some reason!

hello it's nice to see an Italian neighbour!
I passed through Abruzzo on Monday on the way back from Ma ...
  Topic: Smallholding for Sale. WITH MASSIVE PRICE DROP!!!!
tigger

Replies: 28
Views: 115084
PostForum: Downsizing abroad   Posted: Sun Feb 14, 10 5:15 pm   Subject: Smallholding for Sale. WITH MASSIVE PRICE DROP!!!!
Didn't you once say you'd always liked Italy??
Come here!!
  Topic: lemon tree
tigger

Replies: 23
Views: 5394
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Aug 31, 09 9:10 am   Subject: lemon tree
Thanks. I'll go and try now
  Topic: lemon tree
tigger

Replies: 23
Views: 5394
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Aug 31, 09 8:36 am   Subject: lemon tree
just got back from england to find my tree has a lemon ( a case of watched pots not boiling!!) but it also has some white yukky stuff on one branch, whose leaves look a bit yellowing. Can anyone t ...
  Topic: Pirate Party
tigger

Replies: 22
Views: 5677
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed May 27, 09 7:58 pm   Subject: Pirate Party
no, its from a much used book of childrens party food, not just cakes but all sorts of other party stuff for children from 3 to teenagers. It's been used so much the cover's dropped off!
  Topic: Pirate Party
tigger

Replies: 22
Views: 5677
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed May 27, 09 7:15 pm   Subject: Pirate Party
the galleon is made from a rectangular cake........
  Topic: Pirate Party
tigger

Replies: 22
Views: 5677
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed May 27, 09 5:25 pm   Subject: Pirate Party
I love making interesting party food for the children's parties. They don't do themes much here, or fancy dress - except for at carnival - so the children have always appreciated the party food I make ...
  Topic: Pirate Party
tigger

Replies: 22
Views: 5677
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed May 27, 09 4:48 pm   Subject: Pirate Party
I've done a pirate party for 2 of my children and I have a recipe for a galleon ship which is really effective and not too difficult at all. It's in an oldish book, but if you like I can pm you with e ...
  Topic: ice cream without a machine
tigger

Replies: 24
Views: 6689
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed May 27, 09 4:32 pm   Subject: ice cream without a machine
who cares what it's called? it sounds lovely (and where I live the gelato means ice cream anyway!!!!)
  Topic: funny piglets
tigger

Replies: 1
Views: 1447
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Wed May 27, 09 11:51 am   Subject: funny piglets
Do any downsizer's piglets do this?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIWf_hc1_TM
  Topic: ice cream without a machine
tigger

Replies: 24
Views: 6689
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed May 27, 09 11:13 am   Subject: ice cream without a machine
Well that was a great success! I followed your advice to use alcohol and liquidized strawberries, white wine and sugar. It was lovely. I think I'll have to make some more.
 
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