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Post by Eco on 14th October 2010, 8:22 pm

Hi all,

Wombling by name, and by nature. Here via Tracy Smith (The Downshift Queen) and her Facebook link of about an hour ago! I'm more commonly known as Eco Treedweller, to the point of nearly forgetting my actual name... but I'm a tree fanatic, love being near them, under them, in them, looking at them... you get the idea (note I didn't say anything about hugging).

I've been growing my own veg and learning new crafts and skills for a few years now, I watch episodes of The Good Life repeatedly and strive for it continually, and have turned some of the make do and mend stuff into my day job. Yep, I'm an official Wombler! After being made redundant in June this year I started my own business, called Wombling, as a Community Interest Company.

This year I re-learned to knit, and have been on a woodwork course (wanting to use only hand tools). I bake my own bread, darn and repair my clothes, and I love learning, and bringing new things together, and would be interested to learn and share ideas with you all too.

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Post by Compostwoman on 14th October 2010, 8:26 pm

Hello! And welcome to the forum! We are a friendly bunch so have a wander around, and if you want to chat come and have a cup of tea....

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Post by Adrian on 14th October 2010, 8:30 pm

Hello and welcome

And just to show my age, I now have in my head "live from Norwich - its the, quiz of the week!"


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Post by Eco on 14th October 2010, 8:40 pm

Thanks very much for the nice welcomes. Lol @ Badger, 'Sale of the Century', right? Nicholas Parsons. Apparently I'm that old too. ;-)

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Post by Compostwoman on 14th October 2010, 8:45 pm

Lol! Me too.....Sale of the Century

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Post by Sparhawk on 14th October 2010, 9:11 pm

Hi from me too...


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Post by Chilli-head on 14th October 2010, 9:19 pm

Hello ! love the name
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Post by Eco on 14th October 2010, 9:23 pm

Hi sparhawk, and Chilli-head (where do people get their names from? Love it!)

Off to read the forums, sooo much good info I've been seeing in there. I may be some time....


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Post by Lottie on 15th October 2010, 9:03 am

Hi Wombling! Very Happy

You're not far from me, I'm in a hedge in Suffolk....

Here.... have a sprout and marmite muffin.... Very Happy Shocked Wink

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Post by Eco on 15th October 2010, 9:11 am

Hi Lottie,

Ah, I think I know the one, nice place you got there ;-)

Mmmm, sprouts are among my favourite things. How did you guess?

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Post by Jaded Green on 15th October 2010, 9:21 am

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Post by Lottie on 15th October 2010, 2:16 pm

Wombling wrote:Hi Lottie,

Ah, I think I know the one, nice place you got there ;-)

Mmmm, sprouts are among my favourite things. How did you guess?

Shocked Laughing

Why thank you... Laughing

Ahh... was there anyone who could ever resist a sprout and marmite muffin.... Wink Mind you, it can't possibly compare to a turnip and jam sarnie..... Cool

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Post by Dandelion on 15th October 2010, 9:02 pm

Hi Wombling !!

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Post by polgara on 15th October 2010, 9:10 pm

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Post by flute on 25th October 2010, 10:43 pm

Hiya!!! Hope to cross your path often along the way!
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Post by Sparhawk on 26th October 2010, 12:24 am

Wombling wrote:Hi sparhawk, and Chilli-head (where do people get their names from? Love it!)

Off to read the forums, sooo much good info I've been seeing in there. I may be some time....


Ha, three of us have got our names from books by the same author, not from the same set of books but we are three generations who have read these same books & our names actually work well with the generations represented in them...

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