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Fort Worden at one time had 400 buildings, 90 remain. A huge military installation to guard against enemy attacks that did not come. Not one shot was fired from the huge gun batteries for anything but practice. 475 more words

Food parcel

It’s easy to see where I get my thrifty habits from. My mum is an artist when it comes to budgets, coupons, saving for special occasions and the like. 301 more words


Meat, planes and the age of rations as a secondary economy

Firstly I must impress upon the reader that the premise for this came from a dear friend of mine and this post is the result of a fascinating conversation about a particular idea. 909 more words


Storing Wet and Modified Distillers Grains

How should you store wet distillers grains to feed this fall and winter?

The market prices for distillers grain prices have dropped significantly in recent weeks. 610 more words


Real Magic: Chapter 4 - The Shopping Trip

Little did we know the horrors that awaited us as we ventured out that evening. Opening our front door and inspecting the corridors was my responsibility. 3,853 more words


Let us eat cake

On Monday, when the rain was lashing down and the storm was in full swing, I baked. It started as an idea for cookies. I took my basic cookie recipe, “borrowed” some eggs from my housemate, added raisins instead of chocolate button, threw in a handful of oats and the zest of a lemon. 167 more words


Fuel for the day

Monday is shopping day. It’s the day I trawl around several different shops in order to get the best prices for my weekly rations. I love it. 212 more words