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Lemon Barley Cordial  Ingredients:  1/3 cup Pearl Barley  1 1/2 litre Water  3 Lemons  1/3 cup Sugar  Instructions  Put barley and water in a pan and bring to...
It's the start of a new year and a chance to reduce your environmental impact and save some money. These simple tips could help you save around £1167 per yer - thats around $1921 (US) and $...
Kitchen Wash your dishes in a plugged sink rather than under a running tap or use a container such as the the Hughie sink Wash your vegetables in the plugged sink rather than under the tap Make...
Beetroots
The beet is the ancient ancestor of the autumn moon, bearded, buried, all but fossilized; the dark green sails of the grounded moon-boat stitched with veins of primordial plasma; the kite string that...
For the past 12 years or so I’ve been going to see a lovely Lebanese lady called Katy, for lovely lady things, performed in the traditional Lebanese manner, using lemons and sugar. Over those...
LED monitor on a smart meter
The smart meter roll out in Victoria has been nothing if controversial. One of the often overlooked potential features of the scheme is the ability for consumers to be able to monitor what they are...
I've always been a bit reluctant to make my own bread. Every person I've ever met who bought a bread maker has told me with zealous zeal how awesome and easy they were to use, followed by a...
I was amused to come across this article supposedly about people who live in cold houses by choice. I'm not sure how much of it was about choice or necessity for most of those interviewed...
Valvecosy cutaway
If you remember that great bit of nana technology the “tea cosy” you’ll understand that by insulating a tea pot it keeps the water hot for longer. However have you considered how...
    I was confronted to view the wilting and less than appealing fruit in our fruit bowl this morning. Past it plums, needy nectatines and more oranges than we'd ever eat in the time...