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Dydh da diworth Kernow
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In the same vein, I stumbled across Jane Mitchell's site today. She had lost her password and emailed us. Otherwise I might never have found her stuff. Really appealing, to me at least.

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Danny said:

Ruthie, this is your thread - have you no control over the outrageous content?

doh

 

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whistle I thought you were the boss....

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Excuse me, Danny, close your eyes for a moment

Shh -  Danny is a big softie - I don't think he likes being the boss .... shhh - don't tell him I said that!

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I am going home and I'm taking my football with me cry

But don't believe that for a moment

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big_laugh   big_laugh   I won't ! (believe it!) big_laugh

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Dragging the conversation back onto safer ground....

 

brightspark said:

Has anyone made home-made paper? I have the mould and deckle, and have attempted this in the past, and now someone has given me some silk noil, in particular to make some special paper.

Trouble is, I haven't a clue how to doh , anyone any suggestions?

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I had couple of goes with a kit I picked up at a car boot. I was quite good at making textured cardboard I found out. That was ok for what I was doing at the time, a sort of collage with textured paper, paint, bits of copper, just messing about having fun. I can't help you with making proper paper I'm afraid. Tried google?

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Thanks, Ruthie, I'll have a look - but if someone had experience, that would be even better!

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If you want paper to write on I think you need chalk, I have only ever made paper for craft projects but not for writing on. It is simple though but you need lots of water and really it is best done outside so you can tip the excess water on the soil as it clogs the drains.eeek Fortunately no firsthand experience on the last bit.cheers

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No help from me I'm afraid, I have seen it done but have never done it myself.  Good luck in your search - let us know how you get on please.

I'll try that again!

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John Seymour covered it is his self sufficiency book but I am unable to lay my hands on our copy just now. Perhaps your local library, Ruthie?

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Oh, bless ! ok

Come on, Danny, keep up  steam   big_laugh   big_laugh 

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big_laugh  He's mixing up his Ruthies and Vals!  Shame really in one so young! heart

I'll try that again!

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wave  Poor man!   doh

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doh

Coven 34 -2 Danny

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Danny said:

John Seymour covered it is his self sufficiency book but I am unable to lay my hands on our copy just now.


 

Aha - is it because it's been tidied ..........  I know that feeling.

Now, where was it? big_laugh   big_laugh

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