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Hello all
Sat 17-Nov-18
7:12 pm

New Member - my name is Gary.


I've just signed up .... new to small holding ... my plan is to take early retirement next year and buy a small holding in scotland. SOOOOOOOO.... at present i am a sponge soaking up knowledge.

At present working as a butcher in cornwall .... and trying to learn everything I can in time for d-day. 

Thanks in advance for all the information you share. 

Sat 17-Nov-18
8:13 pm

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Good luck with your plans and your dreams, Gary.

We had thought about doing just that, but at the time our children were teenagers, and it'll always be 'what if?'. Wishing you the best though, and hope it all works out for you.


Women are like tea bags. . .
you never know how strong they are
until they're in hot water.
- Eleanor Roosevelt -
Sat 17-Nov-18
8:17 pm
Normandy France

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Hi Gary

I am  in France and am partly self sufficient. I have chickens, ducks and geese and bees. Being veggie We do not eat the birds! Lots of information on here.

Trying to enjoy life as it is

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