Topbird


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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 12/09/2014 at 10:18
Hi everyone - quick pop in. Sorry to hear of the problems some of you are facing & the injuries others have sustained. Glad we (ie Snoodle !) seem to have sorted out getting Dove to W Acre next week - really looking forward to that.
Take care of yourself everybody & hugs & support for those in need of it.
Absolutely glorious weather here on the Dordogne - Lot border & have passed some very pretty private gardens on our outings. Really hope they get a French NGS going next year.

East Anglia Forkers Outings

Posted: 12/09/2014 at 09:38
Ooooohh goody - look forward to seeing you all there - sounds like a really good day.

East Anglia Forkers Outings

Posted: 06/09/2014 at 11:54
V-e-r-y s-l-o-w connection here in deepest France - but the wine, cheese & sun compensate!!
I'm still coming to W Acre but I might not be able to make Beth Chattos. So if Panda was still wanting to go there it might be safest for someone else to arrange transport - sorry about that - but it may yet work out.
Will look in from time to time to see what you've all been up to

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 02/09/2014 at 21:48
Great cakes GG.
Does your dog eat the spiders (s)he catches Lesley? My old cat did but they always made her burp REALLY loudly - fall about laughing loud....

japanese knotweed

Posted: 02/09/2014 at 21:28
Funny how it's the same grammatical & spelling errors though.....

Talkback: Making plum vodka

Posted: 02/09/2014 at 21:10
Runnybeak - Did you enjoy it?

New Member

Posted: 02/09/2014 at 17:25

Hi freewillow - welcome to the madhouse.

Sunny erein Suffolk too Alan4711 

Talkback: Making plum vodka

Posted: 02/09/2014 at 14:17

Can I come for dinner Dove? - sounds yum

I had a little trip to Aldi this weekend to suss out their gin which has won various awards & beat several premium brands in blind tastings. It was certainly cheap (less than £10 for 750ml I think) and I noticed they also had similarly priced brandy.

Now I didn't think the gin was that great for G&T (a bit sharp for my taste) but it will do VERY nicely for making raspberry gin (adding blackcurrants sound good too) & I think I will also try Sarah Raven's blackberry & apple gin.

I imagine the brandy is also a bit rough for after dinner drinking but will work a treat for cooking, c-word cake & pudding & for fruit brandies. So I might be giving that a go too.

If you are too impatient to wait for raspberry & blackberry gin to mature a slug of Pixley(?) raspberry & blackcurrant cordial (delish  ) in a strong G&T is a really nice fruity / summery cocktail & not too sweet.

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 10:20

Busy-Lizzie, If you have time - what with guests & getting ready for your jollies and all - I've sent you a PM. Nothing particularly important - just wanting some insider info on french supermarkets 

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 10:15

Best wishes Punkdoc  - hope the op is successful.

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