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Pickled Alexanders, leek bulbs and flower buds

How to pickle Alexanders, three cornered leek bulbs and buds. Includes hot apple cider vinegar recipe. Continue reading

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Rugging in Portugal

Making rag rugs on the road again   Another day, another rag rug, or so the saying goes! Just another quick, small project on the road to replace an older green-and-yellow rug that has seen better days. The rug needs … Continue reading

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Assembling a yurt, finishing touches

Our main building project at Olabe is now complete! Finishing up the yurt and working out the kinks in our yurt assembly process took about a week in total. You can read about the first few days of the project … Continue reading

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Yurt assembly in Basque Country; tips when building for your first yurt

My partner and I have been busy assembling a yurt in the Basque Country. We picked up a few tips and ideas you might want to consider if you are starting out on your first yurt building project. It has … Continue reading

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Homebrewing and foraging rosehip wine

Rosehip wine brewed at home I think ‘rose hip wine’ has to be the most adventurous of the foraged wine making I have attempted so far. The must has now been racked and the cereal-y smell created throughout the fermenting process has … Continue reading

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Making crocheted earmuffs for winter, Part Three

Making crochet earmuffs for the winter chill Welcome to Part Three of my crochet earmuff tutorial! In Part One, I wrote about creating the crochet body, which the crochet petals are worked onto. In Part Two, I discussed how to … Continue reading

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Making earmuffs using crochet, Part Two

Making crochet earmuffs how-to, Part Two To save my sanity (pattern writing gets very tedious) I have broken up this post into three parts. Part One (making earmuffs for the winter chill) which includes the ingredients, can be found by following this … Continue reading

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