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by Martin
Thu Sep 22, 2011 9:41 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: How Rude!!!
Replies: 103
Views: 11132

Re: How Rude!!!

Teuton Dom is a proper vegan, and he's even a bit chubby, how does that work ? :twisted:
by Martin
Thu Sep 22, 2011 9:27 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: How Rude!!!
Replies: 103
Views: 11132

Re: How Rude!!!

farm animals would only survive in zoos
and just how sh** would those zoo's be, I reckon they should close down all the zoo's , sell the more interesting beasties to me for "re housing" :)
by Martin
Wed Sep 14, 2011 11:03 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: events wanted...do we fit in
Replies: 8
Views: 1389

Re: events wanted...do we fit in

try the 2 big reenactment markets, historical foodstuffs go down very well :)
by Martin
Wed Sep 14, 2011 9:35 am
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Hitler's War by Harry Turtledove
Replies: 6
Views: 2107

Re: Hitler's War by Harry Turtledove

have you read The Guns of the South ? a great book and then there is alternative WW2 book when aliens invade in 1944 so everyone has to join up and fight back, very good premise and not as cheesy as it sounds, very very dark in places, some of the best fiction Ive ever read has been by him :)
by Martin
Wed Aug 31, 2011 4:09 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: How Rude!!!
Replies: 103
Views: 11132

Re: How Rude!!!

cheeky mutha !! Im referring to the chap asking Suzie at the weekend how we make things etc, general interest questions we get all the time, then he asked us what we put in things (peanut butters, vegan salamis etc) then starts writing notes while she's telling him, when she asked what he was writin...
by Martin
Sun Aug 07, 2011 4:10 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Chelmsford 123
Replies: 6
Views: 1311

Re: Chelmsford 123

i AGREE, THERES VERY LITTLE THAT MADE ME HOWL YEARS AGO i CAN WATCH ANYMORE :wink: (d'oh, caps lock on) I cringe when I watch Young Ones, though Laurel and Hardy still make me laff :)
by Martin
Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:04 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: How Rude!!!
Replies: 103
Views: 11132

Re: How Rude!!!

which is worth waaaay more than the bloody useless Hindsight :)
by Martin
Wed Aug 03, 2011 10:17 am
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: WW1 from the air
Replies: 0
Views: 672

WW1 from the air

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0 ... rom_Above/

very interesting programme, well worth a watch
by Martin
Mon Aug 01, 2011 10:22 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Van share for european show does anyone want to comee ?
Replies: 3
Views: 738

Re: Van share for european show does anyone want to comee ?

sounds good, when do you think you'd know by ? also have you booked a stall ? I'd do it asap, the good thing is its cheap for a pitch and we usually pay there, its a brill show , one the the best markets we do. We tend to book into either the Formula 1 or the Campanile, both of which are within walk...
by Martin
Wed Jul 27, 2011 4:49 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: How Rude!!!
Replies: 103
Views: 11132

Re: How Rude!!!

G&G have you got any of those Irish Viewing Crystals :twisted: , in fact if you wanna watch John or Alex turn a funny colour, just ask them about any crystal on their stall :D
by Martin
Fri Jul 22, 2011 9:06 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: A bit of a walk and camp out
Replies: 31
Views: 8055

Re: A bit of a walk and camp out

good call Frances, Im sure Skirmish would like an article about it :)
by Martin
Fri Jul 22, 2011 8:41 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: How Rude!!!
Replies: 103
Views: 11132

Re: How Rude!!!

I'm quite happy to discuss how I make the jerky, get the recipes from, I even tell people how to make it at home using an electric fan oven, Im a great believer in the "Cake baking" theory, people like to know how things are made, its human nature, but of 99% of people who know how to bake...
by Martin
Mon Jul 18, 2011 12:28 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Van share for european show does anyone want to comee ?
Replies: 3
Views: 738

Van share for european show does anyone want to comee ?

Hi Suzie here using Martins log in, Im going to trade at Pontoise in November and was wondering if anyone wants to share travel costs, Im happy to drive, I have lots of spare room in the van and think it would be cheaper for 2 traders to use one vehicle, we can either set of from here (sth wales) or...
by Martin
Sat Jul 16, 2011 9:02 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: How Rude!!!
Replies: 103
Views: 11132

Re: How Rude!!!

a similar situation , we were at a bike rally, The Rock and Blues, and there was a HUGE bald bearded bloke standing in front of the stall, I hadn't slept for 2 day ( we had back stage passes and had been partying with our m8's band ) it was v/hot and I simply wasn't in the mood for rudeness Me "...
by Martin
Fri Jul 15, 2011 12:25 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: How Rude!!!
Replies: 103
Views: 11132

Re: How Rude!!!

At a show a couple of years ago I had a customer who just picked the wrong time, a rather large women was looking at my stall, here is how the conversation went me " would you like a sample ?" she didnt reply, just looked sneeringly at my products shaking her head in a disgusted way ( I mu...
by Martin
Mon Jul 11, 2011 8:31 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Ironclad-DVD release-July 11th
Replies: 7
Views: 2039

Re: Ironclad-DVD release-July 11th

I didn't know it was based on the siege, I saw it was Rochester castle, and the long shots showing the castle and surrounding countryside were ace, about halfway through I realised, what it was about and was thoroughly entertained, the danish armour though, with the fur, that I had trouble sitting t...
by Martin
Mon Jul 11, 2011 10:37 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: New trader looking for shows
Replies: 7
Views: 1497

Re: New trader looking for shows

actually it was only at Tewks this weekend when we realised just how few reenactments we've done this year :wink: , which is going to be rectified when we plan next years diary lol, we have been asked top do onstage cooking demos etc at food shows etc, the food festivals are good but at 5pm all the ...
by Martin
Fri Jul 08, 2011 9:35 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: New trader looking for shows
Replies: 7
Views: 1497

Re: New trader looking for shows

Hi Jane I'll pass that on, Im surprised that more traders haven't put suggestions down for him, or maybe I arent surprised at all :roll:
by Martin
Wed Jul 06, 2011 4:09 pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: 17th Century Sea Farers Jerky
Replies: 6
Views: 2696

Re: 17th Century Sea Farers Jerky

missed this lol, we use a recipe that's from 1804 in one of our jerkies, sea salt, cracked black pepper and a pinch of cayenne pepper, Im not sure there were recipes written down much as we haven't found many, I think you would have used what was available dried meat seems to have been something mos...
by Martin
Mon Jul 04, 2011 4:36 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Catering for Traders @ Tewkesbury
Replies: 14
Views: 1860

Re: Catering for Traders @ Tewkesbury

what, trot behind you with a small hand full of flyers handing one to you to hand to a trader :twisted: , anyhoo, turns out she's already doing it on Thurs /Friday, was a good idea though :D :D
by Martin
Mon Jul 04, 2011 4:08 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Catering for Traders @ Tewkesbury
Replies: 14
Views: 1860

Re: Catering for Traders @ Tewkesbury

quick suggestion, most of tewks traders dont use this site it might be worth getting some menus / details etc printed out and deliver one to each stall on Friday evening as people have arrived or set up, or ask if you can give some to the chaps putting traders in their pitches as they arrive :) your...
by Martin
Sat Jul 02, 2011 6:33 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: How are you finding trading at the mo ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1062

How are you finding trading at the mo ?

How are you finding trade at the mo ? just got back from yet another show that was almost a complete waste of time, got to go back tomorrow as we're all set up etc but we're just not looking forward to it and I know at least 2 traders who said they wouldn't but luckily for us its a local show so tra...
by Martin
Mon Jun 20, 2011 6:54 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Tallow uses
Replies: 3
Views: 1301

Tallow uses

Im boiling down 2 whole sheep carcass's after butchering em for jerky, there's a lot of fat coming off that Im saving for roasties but does anyone have any idea what tallow could have been used for when on an expedition for example ? or by trappers / hunters around 1800's, I want a tub of it on the ...
by Martin
Sat Jun 11, 2011 2:33 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: New trader looking for shows
Replies: 7
Views: 1497

New trader looking for shows

We have a friend who's started his own business selling handmade sweets etc and is looking for shows to tout his wares, any suggestions ?

http://www.ethicpicnic.co.uk/
by Martin
Sun May 22, 2011 10:29 am
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Veg and food at this time of year
Replies: 15
Views: 3743

Re: Veg and food at this time of year

I was tempted to dry a load of apples, carrots etc whole until they were small and wizened so groups could have "stored" apples and veggies which would be more aufentic than a pile of golden delicious and bright orange carrots for their living history camp kitchens early in the year, when ...
by Martin
Thu Apr 07, 2011 2:43 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Anyone else going to pointoise this April 9th / 10th
Replies: 17
Views: 1749

Re: Anyone else going to pointoise this April 9th / 10th

we'll tag along if thats OK :)
by Martin
Mon Apr 04, 2011 1:11 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Anyone else going to pointoise this April 9th / 10th
Replies: 17
Views: 1749

Re: Anyone else going to pointoise this April 9th / 10th

does anyone know of a hypermarket or anything in the Pontoise area ? :)
by Martin
Sat Apr 02, 2011 3:55 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Suzies New Frock
Replies: 1
Views: 759

Suzies New Frock

Jen made this and Suzie is loving, currently sewing a teeny tiny hat to go with it :P
by Martin
Mon Mar 28, 2011 11:57 am
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: pronunciation ?
Replies: 1
Views: 1078

pronunciation ?

How do you think you pronounce this word ?
Pastfeli
Its an old Byzantine word, would it be
Past Feli
Pas Fali
:)

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