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Good Morning - Be gentle with me I'm new
Tue 25-Oct-11
11:44 am
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lottie23
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Hello

My name is Lottie - but you already have one registered so I am lottie23 on here.

I found you via a recipe for tuna steaks that Dave created - it was 4th on the list when I googled - Famous huh Dave - and that supermarket you visit after 6pm!

 

It's great to see such a varied selection of topics - close to my heart/lifestyle, and I am looking forward to getting to know you.

 

Right - I'd best get cracking - I've fed the chooks, let them out, changed their feathery water tsk and just off to marinade the tuna - then I have some craftwork to finish off for a swap I am in.

I dearly want to clean out the 'lean-to/come greenhouse' and turn it back into it's winter mode of stacked shelves full of pumpkins - but that will just  have to wait for another day - I always have so much I want to do - but have to prioritise at times.

 

Any beadmakers reading this?   I've just signed up for a one to one lesson - a new little business has opened in a lock up a few miles outside out village  - brilliant - as we are miles from any arty crafty places.   And I've also put my name down for a one to one lesson on making hand lotions and hand washes - all organic, no additives - and one that caught my eye  used goats milk - will keep you posted on that.

 

I also enjoy paper crafts - not origami - I leave that to my Japanese daughter in law.  Mixed media etc.  I used to make soaps and face and body creams from beeswax, oils, etc - but there's only so much a gal can use or give away isn't there!

 

I have a couple of blogs - not been doing any art lately, too busy with the allotment and garden etc but I am soon going to remedy that.

 

Nice to 'meet' you - I have had a browse - and now I really really must get down to some work

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Allotment and chickens

http://kooringa.blogspot.com/

Arty crafty

http://atcsbylottie.blogspot.com/

Tue 25-Oct-11
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Hattie
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A second welcome to you Lottie ....the first is on the chicken thread......laugh

 

I think you will fit in here a treat !

 

"The beautiful is as useful as the useful...perhaps more so."

from Les Miserables

Tue 25-Oct-11
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welcomebig_hug lots of busy bees on here

Trying to enjoy life as it is

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Tue 25-Oct-11
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OK...Lottie 23

 

What's this about being gentle with you...you'll get the same treatment as the rest...you have a week to settle in ...OK.....just joking...welcome from EP Bulgaria....winkwink

 

I would suggest that you workout how you are going to phrase certain things...a few of us here will jump on it....big_laughbig_laugh

Who lives long sees much : The diary of my life in Bulgaria

Tue 25-Oct-11
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A very warm welcome to you Lottie!  I can't recall seeing another one and I wonder who Dave is?  Do pop by when you have a free minute, we won't keep you long!  big_laugh

I'll try that again!

Tue 25-Oct-11
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HI Lottie, welcome to the forum, i also make a few lotions and potions (which I sell, very small scale on my stall at craft fairs and such events)

Tue 25-Oct-11
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ep said:

OK...Lottie 23

 

What's this about being gentle with you...you'll get the same treatment as the rest...you have a week to settle in ...OK.....just joking...welcome from EP Bulgaria....winkwink

 

I would suggest that you workout how you are going to phrase certain things...a few of us here will jump on it....big_laughbig_laugh

 

As if we would jump on any little FOPARS Lottie might make devil

Welcome Lottie dive in have fun and tell us everything ,we are nosey but nice  MOS xx

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Wed 26-Oct-11
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Welcome Lottie-love the pictures of your garden on Allotment Lady Lives Again blog.

Do you find that the chickens dig up your garden much or do they leave it alone?

 

Martin

 Are we having fun yet? I am!

Wed 26-Oct-11
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Welcome Lottie, hope we can see some of your crafty endeavours toowave

Fri 28-Oct-11
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Deepdale
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Hello Lottie, I'm very new here as well and, coincidentally, have just posted something with a Japanese connection about growing.

Hope to get to grow together.

This is such agood site isn't it?

living, learning, growing

Sun 13-Nov-11
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Rosesandtea
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Hi and welcome.  

We have some things in common - chickens, and mixed media (although I have not done any for a while) and a few other things.  

 

I'm still new here but it looks like a really nice forum.  🙂

Mon 14-Nov-11
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Welcome to you Karen, love the Roses and tea name

Mon 14-Nov-11
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Hi Lottie (and anyone else who joined when I blinked!) welcome, in fact very welcome!! You asked about bread, a definate yes from me.

I started making my own I think around the middle of last year and certainly haven't bought a loaf in 12 months maybe more.

I went to a Lammas w/e in July which was all about bread it was a really interesting w/e with a small group of enthusiasts and a couple of professional artisan bread makers.

I have since bought an old bread book called English Bread and Yeast by Elizabeth David (out of print about 25 years ago but still available via Amazon 2nd hand) which I got hooked on at that w/e and that book is now my bible for bread making and understanding. If you are looking for a book that is much, much more than just a recipe book (which it is as well) because it tells a story about bread and loaves then it is worth considering - I paid about £3.00 + postage for an as new hard cover version circa 1979 - great.

Look forward to hearing more 'as time goes by' (cue for a song).

I have reached an age where my train of thought often leaves the station without me...

Fri 2-Dec-11
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Danny
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I just HAD to Google for "tuna steak recipe" to try to identify this Dave fella who must have crept in! steam

It's truly amazing how many of Fiona's recipes rank high on Google. It's probably related to the work she put in since 2006 posting an article most every day. She has eased off on the writing lately but the body of work must have impressed Google.

Welcome Lottie. I hope the recipe did justice to the tuna for you.

Never knowingly underfed

Fri 2-Dec-11
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wave  Hi Lottie and a very warm welcome to you.  We are a great bunch of people on here with a variety of interests (and humour).  You will love it I am sure and we look forward to hearing from you . smile

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