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Post by graemejane on 2nd January 2010, 5:49 pm

Hi

I'm Jane, living by the coast in lovely Co Durham with my OH. I work in glorious Durham City itself so my camera is always close to hand. I'm interested in trying to do my little bit by becoming greener - and this seems like a great friendly forum with likeminded folk sharing info and having a natter. I'm a very novice gardener & winemaker and just starting to experiment with making chutneys - so I'll be picking the brains of more experienced folk. I also like Books Books Books (did I say I like Books?), Cider and er.....Strictly Come Dancing!

Thanks for warm welcome in the tea room! tea

Jane x

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Post by MrsC on 2nd January 2010, 5:53 pm

Hi Jane!

I know we've already said hello in the tea room, but hello again and welcome to the forum! bouncing

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Post by Adrian on 2nd January 2010, 6:02 pm

Hello Jane and welcome

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Post by AngelinaJellyBeana on 2nd January 2010, 6:13 pm

Hi Jane and a big
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Post by polgara on 2nd January 2010, 6:39 pm

Welcome again :flower:

I am sure you will only have to ask & someone will help.
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Post by chickenofthewoods on 2nd January 2010, 11:09 pm

Hello and welcome to the forum. Very Happy

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Post by Compostwoman on 3rd January 2010, 12:49 am

Hello Jane!

I make Cider and Chutneys...as well as other stuff...( like Compost)
So welcome from another like minded soul....

There are a lot of us on here!

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Post by Sparhawk on 3rd January 2010, 12:54 am

Hi there Jane,

Jump in the water is as warm as the welcome....

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Post by MrsNesbitt on 3rd January 2010, 10:29 am

Hi Jane, we can't be too far away, we live between Guisborough & Whitby on the moors.
There are a few of us northerners here so a special welcome.
When the weather improves we'll have to have a meet up as Akuma and myself were planning! The more the merrier!

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Post by graemejane on 3rd January 2010, 4:38 pm

Such a friendly forum - thanks again for the warm welcome!

CW - I tend to drink more cider than make it Very Happy

Mrs Nesbitt - Hope you're not snowed in on the moors - we normally don't suffer too badly with snow being so close to the sea, but it seems to be coming in off the North sea and it's freezing.........thermal vest time!

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Post by Adrian on 3rd January 2010, 5:28 pm

Many times welcome then Jane

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Post by Wilhelm Von Rhomboid on 3rd January 2010, 5:39 pm

Books and cider are always worthy pursuits.
Welcome aboard, Jane.

Compostwoman wrote:I make Cider... ( like Compost)
come now CW, not even I am that disparaging about Herefordshire cider. Laughing

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Post by Compostwoman on 3rd January 2010, 7:47 pm

I didn't actually say that, anyway, Billy dear......Rolling Eyes

And anyway, somerset cider is carp, when compared to the stuff we get round here...... so yah bo sicks to you.....Razz Smile

Ahem......as you can see Jane, we can also be very childish in here... Very Happy bouncing

( I love him, really.......no, really , I do....honestly....)

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Post by Wilhelm Von Rhomboid on 3rd January 2010, 8:16 pm

Compostwoman wrote:
And anyway, somerset cider is carp, when compared to the stuff we get round here...... so yah bo sicks to you.....Razz Smile


That wasn't your opinion when I visited Roger Wilkins the other week, dear Composta. But I would happily drink Hereford cider, it is fine stuff. Except I am in Somerset and the consume local produce directive of green living compels me to drink locally produced. Oh happy geography.

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Post by Compostwoman on 3rd January 2010, 8:26 pm

beer bigthink :biglaugh:

Have just tried some of the 2008 vintage, the second 25 l barrel...mmmm.....8.2 % and v nice indeed....mmmm

Will save you a bottle.......

Also, is Bea still interested in pink dancing mouse oriented stuff? or are you sick of it by now.....? Wink

Sorry Jane Embarassed .....didn't mean to hijack your hello thread... Embarassed

Shall I keep a bottle back for you to try as well?

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Post by windymiller on 4th January 2010, 9:49 am

Hello Jane!! Seems like you have hit a common thread with the Cider!!

Cold up here this morning, still havent warmed up after taking the dog out two hours ago.


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Post by Compostwoman on 4th January 2010, 9:51 am

Mmm Hot spiced cider...now there's an idea!

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Post by Akuma on 6th January 2010, 2:01 pm

Hi Jane Very Happy Lovely to have another Co Durham face here! I'm over Darlington way and indeed, once the weather is a bit better I WILL be meeting up with Mrs N and I hope you'll be able to join us too.

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Post by vwalker99999 on 9th January 2010, 9:00 am

LOL... Hello Jane!!... Welcome to our quaint little "village."

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Post by graemejane on 11th January 2010, 1:27 pm

I've not been on here for a few days, been dodging snow and ice and going back to work - really glad to hear from more folk - WindyMiller, Akuma and vwalker thanks so much for the welcome.

Jane x

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Post by Nick B on 11th January 2010, 1:41 pm

HI Jane and a very warm welcome to you. Very Happy
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Post by graemejane on 11th January 2010, 8:09 pm

Thank you Nick B for the warm welcome. I've lurked in the shadows on this forum and a certain other forum for a while - I hope you are looking after yourself!

Jane

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