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  • Joined Sep 2010
  • uk
  • Says it as it is. don't like it don't look
A kind of Hello
« on: September 09, 2017, 01:43:30 pm »

Ive been a member since 2010, I used to be on here quite a bit, I had an accident just over a year ago which i'm now recovering from, so haven't been on for a year so thought it best to say Hello.

We have a tiny place in Devon
We have approx. 50 hens which we sell eggs at the gate
10 Khaki Ducks & a couple of Geese for enjoyment (never had an egg from them)
We grow apples for juice, elderflower for sparkling wine, 3 plums, 1 pear, strawberries & rasberries, an allotment although that hasn't gone too well this last year.

We like to recycle and make stuff, I know a bit about solar panels and water filtration.
Almost an expert on Chapter 7 planning matters.


  • Joined Jul 2012
Re: A kind of Hello
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2017, 01:54:01 pm »
Welcome back I've missed your banter!! Hope you are feeling better


  • Joined Dec 2010
  • Talley, Carmarthenshire
Re: A kind of Hello
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2017, 05:08:31 pm »
Sorry to hear about your accident but welcome back
Life is like a bowl of cherries, mostly yummy but some dodgy bits


  • Joined May 2010
  • South Lanarkshire
    • ScotHebs
Re: A kind of Hello
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2017, 06:04:55 pm »
That's a long time to recover, but so glad you're well enough to join in on here again  :wave: . Take it easy though.

We've had times when the veg patch has had to be abandoned through ill health, but you've got the winter to get to grips with at least a part of it.  Just cover any you can't manage with a tarp  :garden:
"Let's not talk about what we can do, but do what we can"

There is NO planet B - what are YOU doing to save our home?

Do something today that your future self will thank you for - plant a tree

 Love your soil - it's the lifeblood of your land.


  • Joined Sep 2011
  • West Yorks
Re: A kind of Hello
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2017, 07:56:46 pm »
welcome back AndynJ, best wishes for continued improvement, you sound to have plenty to give you motive for getting about :-)


  • Joined Nov 2015
  • Kernow: over-crowded already. You really don't want to live here actually.
Re: A kind of Hello
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2017, 04:41:10 pm »
Now, about solar panels ......  only joking, but nice to know. 
Welcome back AndynJ.  Good to hear your life getting back to normal.


  • Joined Apr 2014
  • Mid Wales
  • Owner of 61 Mediterranean water buffaloes
Re: A kind of Hello
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2017, 04:48:06 pm »
sorry to hear about you raccident, hope you are feeling better now :) Really missed you tbh, I was wondering where you had got to! How time flies lol.  It sounds brilliant :)
the most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, loving concern.


  • Joined Feb 2011
  • Cornwall
  • Rarely short of an opinion but I mean well
    • Trelay Cohousing Community
Re: A kind of Hello
« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2017, 09:08:30 pm »
Welcome back :wave:
Don't listen to the money men - they know the price of everything and the value of nothing

Live in a cohousing community with small farm for our own use.  Dairy cows (rearing their own calves for beef), pigs, sheep for meat and fleece, ducks and hens for eggs, veg and fruit growing


  • The Accidental Smallholder
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  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Carnoustie, Angus
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Re: A kind of Hello
« Reply #8 on: September 13, 2017, 09:11:59 am »
Lovely to have you back, and wish for a speedy recovery.  :wave: 


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