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by piglet
Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: Hello from Austria
Replies: 10
Views: 672

Re: Hello from Austria

Hello stefan. Welcome. Great grandpa was Austrian. He read the signs early on in the last great prepping incident and bugged out to England. I know nothing about star trek. I suppose it's a life stefan, but not as I know it. Somewhat mature gal, with most definitely no cats. The locals already think...
by piglet
Wed Sep 02, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: Antihistamine alternatives
Replies: 16
Views: 3136

Re: Antihistamine alternatives

I don't really suffer....
But.....
there is a guy from Kent, who is the editor of one of the Bushcraft magazines.
He once told me that he makes his own natural antihistamine replacement/treatment.
Maybe the bushcrafty people have an answer?
by piglet
Sun Jan 05, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Homes and Retreats
Topic: Log cabin
Replies: 5
Views: 2108

Re: Log cabin

Wasn't that a movie?
The cabin in the woods.

And have none of you seen 'The hills have eye's ?
by piglet
Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Rabbit
Replies: 45
Views: 6581

Re: Rabbit

God that takes me back piglet. My dad used to spend an hour or so a day when I was wee, digging for lugworms. I didn't know they were getting rare. When I was a youngster, lugworm casts were so numerous there was little space between them. Now I have been walking at low tide and had to search to fi...
by piglet
Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: Woodlands??
Replies: 23
Views: 5640

Re: Woodlands??

Buying woodland is a lovely idea. It's not cheap, and there are loads of regulations that apply. But many people do it. Their own little piece of paradise to watch wildlife. In fact most people who do buy woodland are doing it with wildlife uppermost in their minds. Now I grew up in the countryside....
by piglet
Sun Dec 22, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Rabbit
Replies: 45
Views: 6581

Re: Rabbit

Wild Rabbit
Cut into strips, dipped in egg and herbs, then rolled in bread crumbs was a simp!e, and quick favourite in our home.
by piglet
Sun Dec 22, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Rabbit
Replies: 45
Views: 6581

Re: Rabbit

I used to make money by wiring rabbits too , when I was a lad! My dad used to put long lines down with lobworm for eels. Sadly eels are in decline. Never tried long-lining for Eels, but growing up by the sea we regularly laid sand lines at low tide, during the winter months. That was back in the da...
by piglet
Fri Dec 20, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Rabbit
Replies: 45
Views: 6581

Re: Rabbit

When I was a child Rabbit was eaten often. The first ever pocket money I earnt was from selling, to the local traders, wired Rabbits caught locally and Eels caught from the lower reaches of the river. Now there is a Seagate across the river mouth preventing Elvers from entering the river. And VHD2 i...
by piglet
Sat Sep 28, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Fig trees: food and medicine
Replies: 11
Views: 4200

Re: Fig trees: food and medicine

Back to the original mention of reducing blood sugar.
I believe Almonds are supposed to have similar properties.
by piglet
Sat Sep 28, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Books and Educational Materials
Topic: Dave Goulson
Replies: 0
Views: 4809

Dave Goulson

Sometime ago a discussion included mention of Dave Goulson and his books on Bees, and such like.
For any interested, he does currently have another release.
'The Garden Jungle : Or Gardening to Save the Planet'