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    Wood ears

    I've had these (or i think they were) when in China. Pickled with chilli, tangy, spicy (really spicy) something like this https://thewoksoflife.com/wood-ear-mushroom-salad/
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    What did you buy today?

    Blue/grey Oyster mushroom spawn, hydrated lime and some mushroom grow bags. First foray into mushroom growing. Kids are excited about it, wife's not so keen!
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    eny one in the oswestry an north wales area

    Good point! But still there seem to be a small number of folks within an few hundred miles of one another lol!
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    eny one in the oswestry an north wales area

    Mold/Ruthin
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    Making a "playground"

    The barn is in a valley side cut, where Stone was extracted for the local farm houses, but... it is silurian shale (sp?) So essentially slate, which can go bang if heated. But as it were a glacial valley there are other stones, plus the ground is rich in clay.
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    Making a "playground"

    As far as plans go, I was going to see where it led, would have no issue with a wild camp for the cubs or scouts. Even if it isn't an over night. I have some materials on the way to set up some off grid power, to allow an auto watering system set up (rainwater) in the adjoining greenhouse at...
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    Making a "playground"

    Hello all! I'm Guy, aka Guido (school nickname that stuck...well the less offensive one) I though I should introduce myself and a little about me. I grew up in very rural North Wales, learning all sorts of things from my Grandpa and my Dad. Usually making, hunting, trapping, having fun and...
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    Air rifle and archery space need?

    As above POR, and permits are super important. Hay bales can be an effective dampening material (not a stop, but minimises ricochet and bounce back ) Just a note, power and calibre of air rifles should not be confused, a .177 can still do serious damage. Ft Lb, calibre and muzzle velocity are...
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    Bryneglwys free camping.

    Long drop is on my list for my little location, totally agree on the log-istics issue! Water, been to plenty of places where the only immediately safe source is a large potable container fresh from the tap at home!
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    Bryneglwys free camping.

    Hi Leigh, I would like to have a meet up some time, I am starting up a private "bushcraft playground" with some currently un-used land owned by my folks. Slowly doing it up....very slowly. Plus it is not too far from Bryneg.