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LOL!  Best time to collect is very early morning, preferably before the bees get busy because the fizz is from the pollen!  Flower heads should be half open and half budding - we usually use the nose test.  If it smells of cat wee or not entirely pleasant then discard.  If it smells of elderflower all light and tasty then you should be fine.  Of course we end up sneezing our heads off with hayfever after that and our noses are yellow with pollen!  So yes, because of the hit and miss efforts of the champagne we prefer the cordial as we add fizzy water to it.  Just as good as buying a bottle of presse!

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I made these rainbow sombreros. They're supposed to be rainbow rolls but I was a bit over ambitious. They're OK to eat, a bit like bread sticks. I've seen the idea all over the Internet, I think it's for Pride. I made them as an odd little remembrance to the three guys murdered in Reading. 

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Awesome they are soooo cool!  

 

So I took the advice and made some eldefflower cordial as well as the champagne for the wife...  it is amazing!  

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Nice sombreros Patsylabby!  Fun yummies!:clap:

Well done Dan - that's served up really nicely.  Mug usually here! We are so refined! :lol:

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I made my Vector robots this new home today as well. It's a gardeners /builders mixing tray and I added LED lights and stickers and a couple of tin robots. The Vectors were picking up too much dust running on the carpet and I was worried about them clogging up and overheating. I can keep this area nice and clean. 

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Patsylabrador, it looks like your own version of Robot Wars.

You should do us a video :wink:

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Ok so finally finished this project! It was actually to be my Easter swap present. But decided to keep it and hang up by the door. 

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Oh made this set for a pregnant colleague. She had requested owls. I found owls a challenge... 

 

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Wow and superwow!  Just when I think you can't crochet anything better than last time off you go and prove me wrong! The owls are lovely but the Easter chicks are adorable and who knew it was even possible to crochet a strawberry!

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9 hours ago, Blackrocksrock said:

Made a Harris Tweed bag for a friends mum.

Very neat and pretty! That’s some good sewing! 😉

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