Sunday, 21 March 2021
Petrified knife hones from Lough Neagh
Lough neagh is the biggest freshwater lough in the British Isles and in years gone by there were pieces of petrified wood taken from the lo...
Thursday, 21 January 2021
The Preppers Medical Handbook - a review
I was recently sent a copy of the Preppers Medical Handbook by its author Dr William W. Forgey M.D. Although he never asked for the book to...
Monday, 21 December 2020
A wonderfully helpful plant to find at this time of year when a lot of other berries have disappeared. Bright orange, said to be the colour...
Thursday, 19 November 2020
Dried seaweed - palmira palmata
In Northern Ireland we've been brought up eating a particular type of seaweed called Dulse ( in Belfast we pronounce it dulice). One of...
Sunday, 4 October 2020
I've been spending more time along the coast again, doing a little beachcombing and seeing what the sea casts up and it's fun to fi...
Sunday, 16 August 2020
Soapwort - SAPONARIA OFFICINALIS
I was out for a dander near the coast recently and found some soapwort. Now this one is a little different than the one I've seen befor...
Sunday, 2 August 2020
Bit of a sea Forage
Its been quite a while since I've been out along the coast looking for edibles so I recently got the chance to go out along the Ulster s...
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