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by snooky
Thu Feb 25, 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 138
Views: 2431

Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.

A couple of hours pottering in the garden;a homemade Chicken Tikka Masalafor tea and a beer or two to wash it down.A good day.What' s not to like!!
by snooky
Thu Feb 18, 2021 10:36 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?
Replies: 1303
Views: 227080

Re: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?

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by snooky
Fri Feb 05, 2021 2:27 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: here's what's cool.
Replies: 4
Views: 127

here's what's cool.

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by snooky
Fri Feb 05, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 138
Views: 2431

Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.

10c,sunshine,change clothes ,went out the door,chucking it down. So I won't being going to the allotment this afternoon .Rain looks set for rest of the day-and snow forecast Saturday night.
by snooky
Sun Jan 24, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 177
Views: 4561

Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

Snowing heavily in my neck of the woods.
by snooky
Sat Jan 16, 2021 4:03 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?
Replies: 1303
Views: 227080

Re: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?

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by snooky
Sat Jan 16, 2021 4:01 pm
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: When to Sow peas to avoid Pea Moth?
Replies: 7
Views: 332

Re: When to Sow peas to avoid Pea Moth?

Hi Connie, Advice from the RHS:- Non-pesticide control Peas can be grown under horticultural fleece, insect-proof mesh, to prevent female moths laying eggs on the plants. Peas are self-pollinating and so excluding bees and other pollinators with fleece will not affect the crop. Quick-maturing cultiv...
by snooky
Tue Jan 12, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?
Replies: 1303
Views: 227080

Re: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?

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by snooky
Sun Jan 10, 2021 4:23 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Interesting Facts?
Replies: 26
Views: 714

Interesting Facts?

They used to use urine to tan animal skins, so families used to all pee in a pot & then once a day it was taken & Sold to the tannery.......if you had to do this to survive you were "Piss Poor" But worse than that were the really poor folk who couldn't even afford to buy a pot........
by snooky
Fri Jan 08, 2021 4:42 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?
Replies: 1303
Views: 227080

Re: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?

Marriage is a wonderful invention: then again, so is a bicycle repair kit. My definition of an intellectual is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture without thinking of the Lone Ranger A lot of people say its a lack of vocabulary that makes you swear. Rubbish. I know thousands of words...
by snooky
Thu Jan 07, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 177
Views: 4561

Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

Shopped in Wilko today an bought Charlotte and Desiree potatoes 2Kg for £2-50;Sturon onion sets 500g for £2-00 and topped up with seeds which I needed.Well pleased with the prices there.
by snooky
Tue Jan 05, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 177
Views: 4561

Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

They are open in my area,Geoff,so I guess that they will be open all over the country.Good for our mental wellbeing apparantly.
by snooky
Mon Jan 04, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?
Replies: 1303
Views: 227080

Re: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?

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by snooky
Mon Jan 04, 2021 4:28 pm
Forum: Cooking tips
Topic: Braised Beef.
Replies: 3
Views: 255

Re: Braised Beef.

Hi Stravaig, Thank you for your interesting and entertaining answer to my question.I probably was boggling about putting a lump of raw,but sealed,beef into a pre cooked gravy and you gave the confidence to do it.My daughter, with whom I live ,had her misgiving which put the doubt in my mind ,hence t...
by snooky
Fri Jan 01, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: Cooking tips
Topic: Braised Beef.
Replies: 3
Views: 255

Braised Beef.

Picked up a pack of beef in Costco and I didn't look at what cut it was,it looked great,and it turned out to be Flank so I have used it in a Braised Beef recipe.The gravy which I have had left over I freeze and would use on other dishes;such as sausage and mash.Question is could I use the leftover g...

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