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  1. Thread: Funny CW moments

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    I have heard advice to eat "alkali" food with...

    I have heard advice to eat "alkali" food with antioxidants like blueberries, asparagus, broccoli, which sounds great, but the advice always then continues with cut out unhealthy stuff like animal...
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    I have a couple of antique Mrs Beetons, one from...

    I have a couple of antique Mrs Beetons, one from the 1890s and my grandmother's from the 1960s. Between them they cover almost anything, as long as you know what to skip.
  3. Thread: Funny CW moments

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    Yes, I believe farmed salmon is worse than CAFO...

    Yes, I believe farmed salmon is worse than CAFO beef.

    And it trashes the environment, wild salmon stocks on the West of Scotland have plummeted since the widespread introduction of farming. It's...
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    Any bag that hangs on you (messenger or rucsack)...

    Any bag that hangs on you (messenger or rucsack) is not going to be as comfortable or efficiant as one that hangs on the bike (pannier or saddlebag).
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    Just got a pair of black vivobarefoot Ra II. To...

    Just got a pair of black vivobarefoot Ra II. To replace a 3 1/2 year old pair of Oaks. The Ra II is smarter and much more minimalist, I'm delighted with them for business use.
  6. Thread: Got new pillows

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    Yes I have a buckwheat pillow, best investment...

    Yes I have a buckwheat pillow, best investment ever. If I can I take it with me when I stay away from home!
  7. Thread: Making music

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    Hmm!

    Hmm!
  8. Thread: Making music

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    I read once it is a very "western" thing to...

    I read once it is a very "western" thing to divide up "music" into composing, performing and listening. Also where the edges of "music" are, what about bird song, spoken poetry, street traders at a...
  9. You could get serious about cheese making! Plenty...

    You could get serious about cheese making! Plenty of interesting recipes and styles are not difficult!
  10. Thread: Funny CW moments

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    Is maple leaf a vegetable? ...

    Is maple leaf a vegetable?

    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_v5CHupERu-M/SJAT4t7Xe4I/AAAAAAAAADU/znz5qMfmFUk/s320/Leaf_Nuggets.jpg
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    I swam on the west coast last month, it was...

    I swam on the west coast last month, it was lovely.

    Haven't braved the icy North Sea yet this year!
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    Poll: Do you want to target palaeo/primal people, or...

    Do you want to target palaeo/primal people, or low carbers? or both? They are quite diffferent things really.
  13. You forgot liver! We got an ox tongue the...

    You forgot liver!

    We got an ox tongue the other day, well my mother got it and gave us 1/3. It was about 3 for a massive 1kg tongue. Boiled it, cooled it, trimmed it, sliced it and fried it....
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    I think a lot of people forget, or overlook, or...

    I think a lot of people forget, or overlook, or resist, the idea that it's OK to be asexual. Everyone is very keen to point out that it's OK to be gay, it's OK to be bi, it's OK to be straight, it's...
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    Great to see another Hampshire Hog on here! ...

    Great to see another Hampshire Hog on here!

    Have you managed to get any of the wild venison culled off the New Forest?
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    It's because it's cultured, the French butter is...

    It's because it's cultured, the French butter is cultured, that's why French unsalted butter tastes very different from English unsalted butter.

    I would definitely get this local stuff, but ask...
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    Yes buttered potatoes is pretty damn good!

    Yes buttered potatoes is pretty damn good!
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    Pizza is lovely! A meal of cheese, meat & veg,...

    Pizza is lovely! A meal of cheese, meat & veg, served on a floppy soft disposable plate!

    Though I have heard of some people who eat the plate as well. Very odd...
  19. Thread: Funny CW moments

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    You can freeze them no problem

    You can freeze them no problem
  20. Thread: Making music

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    Ha, no, Fife is the place where I live! I do...

    Ha, no, Fife is the place where I live!

    I do play various instruments, some to a professional level, but I think singing is the most primal and best tyoe of music - even though I am not very good...
  21. Thread: Making music

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    Yes it is very primal, singing at home or with...

    Yes it is very primal, singing at home or with friends just naturally.
  22. Thread: Go Go Gadget...

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    A whetstone for sharpening my knives! You can get...

    A whetstone for sharpening my knives! You can get away with pretty blunt blades if all you're cutting is bread and vegetables!
  23. I once saw a photo online of someone who had...

    I once saw a photo online of someone who had butchered their VFFs, cutting out the fabric between two toes and restitching for the different foot shape. Something to consider if you are good with...
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    Mmmm, this whole thread sounds delicious! A...

    Mmmm, this whole thread sounds delicious!

    A favourite meal for me would be liver & onion, served with a side of steamed kale drizzled with olive oil, and perhaps sweet potato mashed with butter.
    ...
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    Here's Joanna Blythman on Organic farmed salmon:...

    Here's Joanna Blythman on Organic farmed salmon:

    Joanna Blythman explains why she won't eat organic salmon | Environment | Observer Food Monthly

    I like the idea of using it for a contribution...
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