chives
THE CULTIVATION OF HERBS If you want to make as much as possible from your garden you must on no account neglect growing a few herbs. Herbs are very easy to grow, and when growing and cooking vegetables you are sure to need them. Herbs also make excellent companion plants...
war time cakes and scone recipes
AN EXCELLENT CAKE FOR THE TROOPS(It needs no eggs and makes a good-sized cake) 6 oz. margarine.6 oz. brown sugar, or granulated can be used.2 oz. chopped peel (optional).3/4 lb. mixed fruit.3/4 lb. flour.1 1/2 teaspoonsful bi-carbonate of soda.Nearly 1/2 pint milk. METHOD : Cream the margarine and sugar. Warm...
growing pumpkins
Our Reliable Guide to Growing Pumpkins Pumpkins come in hundreds of varieties differing in size, colour, taste, and texture, from ballooning giants to teeny-tiny gourds. From the purely decorative, to pumpkins fit for a king's feast, there's a variety out there just for you. Pumpkin Varieties Ensure...
ration books
Cornish Leeky Pie 12 leeks 2 hard-boiled eggs 1 tablespoon margarine A little pepper and salt 1 table spoon water METHOD : Fill a pie dish with well washed leeks, sliced eggs, a little pepper and salt, a tablespoon...
first time chicken keeping
Apparently chickens are the new toilet paper! With eggs scarcely available, everyone now wants to keep a few chooks. Some years ago I was able to supply a few friends with eggs and in doing so found that chicken keeping on a small scale undoubtedly gives a lot of joy. BUT when you...
loss-of-hms-birkenhead
Though there have been many shipwrecks in which larger vessels have been concerned, which have entailed greater loss of life and in which the circumstances have been more tragic or sensational, the story of the loss of the ill-fated troopship HMS Birkenhead will, as long as civilization survives, never fail to stir the heart of the reader....
summer-buzzing-bees
https://youtu.be/1wGyYd2ofZk Bumble bees and honey bees feeding on wild roses. Beekeeping is an art - so far science has scarcely touched it. For thousands of years bees have provided humankind with its main source of sugar and even today our way with bees is infinitely less scientific than say our control over the...
Ramsbury Raven
Wonderous Water Boatmen Have you ever seen little dark coloured insects floating about in a pond, just under the Water? They have three pairs of legs; one pair is very long and spread out, so that they look like two little oars. Perhaps this is why these insects are called water boatmen. These powerful long legs are covered in tiny hairs...
advanced papier mache art
Some Advanced Papier Mache Ideas Many beautiful shapes can be made in papier maché by a careful selection of the forms to be used as moulds.Having tried a shallow saucer or bowl, select a deeper object. If nothing more suitable can be found, a vase can be utilised, provided the paper covering is not...
St. George's Chapel Choir sing Carol of The Bells at Windsor Castle St. George's Chapel Choir sing Carol of The Bells at Windsor Castle. The Choir of St Georges Chapel, world famous through its royal patronage, is one of the country's foremost choirs, performing daily services throughout the year at its Windsor Castle home....