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oli
SILVER Member since Jul 2003

not with cactus
Location: bristol/ southern eastern devo...

Total posts: 2052
Posted:i feel like the luckiest person in the world, i just went for a little walk past some hedges and came back with loads of blackberries... mmmmm

Me train running low on soul coal
They push+pull tactics are driving me loco
They shouldn't do that no no no

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duballstar
SILVER Member since Sep 2003

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slack rating - 9.5
Location: Suburbiton, Yoo-Kay, United Ki...

Total posts: 2216
Posted:mmm... blackberries...... i've been eating loads whenever i walk past a bush lately! biggrin

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Kazza


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Total posts: 68
Posted:i dont like blackberries, strawberrys are better

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oli
SILVER Member since Jul 2003

not with cactus
Location: bristol/ southern eastern devo...

Total posts: 2052
Posted:there are no strawberries in the hedges here frown i like them to. but im happy with the blackberries smile

Me train running low on soul coal
They push+pull tactics are driving me loco
They shouldn't do that no no no

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Skulduggery
GOLD Member since Aug 2004

Skulduggery

Pirate Pixie Crew Captain
Location: Wales

Total posts: 8428
Posted:Oli I have a back garden full of them ubblol

My garden is wall to wall brambles..... you are welcome to come and pick them any time. I only have one request, as you fight your way through the prickly beasties you dig them up and take them with you ubblol


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SILVER Member since Jan 2005

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Pooh-Bah
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom

Total posts: 1785
Posted:You have to love the autumn!
mmm blackberry and apple pie

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flid
BRONZE Member since Aug 2002

flid

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Warwickshire, United Kingdom

Total posts: 3136
Posted:i picked several blackberries whilst walking around uplyme a couple of weeks ago smile

They grow around here in Coventry in random roadside bushes too, but I'd never think of eating something from a roadside.


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QuadDamage


QuadDamage

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Location: Norwich

Total posts: 130
Posted:Well then, eat the berries and leave the roadkill where it lies!

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Kyrian


Dreamer
Location: York, England

Total posts: 4308
Posted:I want blackberries!

They're nearly my favourite fruit.

after white currants. anyone who gets me fresh white currants is god. very very god.


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Dreamin is still how the strong survive

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Gnor
BRONZE Member since Mar 2003

Gnor

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Perth, Australia

Total posts: 5814
Posted:Its nearly mulberry season too.
Id like a blackberry bush, Skully send me a cutting please

Skully have a bush whacking partay!!


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jemima (jem)
SILVER Member since Dec 2002

jemima (jem)

Pooh-Bah
Location: london, United Kingdom

Total posts: 1750
Posted:Num num blackberries..................

Yeah mulberries are nice, not too sweet not too sour

I had a freshly picked strawberry yesterday smile

logan berries are very nice too


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SILVER Member since Sep 2004

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Pasta of Muppets
Location: in the interwebs..., United Ki...

Total posts: 2719
Posted:I need to check the orchard as to whether or not I have plums and damsons to make wine with... It's not been too bad a summer, might have a few on the go...

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Domino
SILVER Member since May 2004

UnNatural Scientist - Currently working on a Breville-legged monkey
Location: Bath Uni or Shrewsbury, UK

Total posts: 757
Posted:I go blackberry picking with my dad occationally. I think he enjoys it because it reminds him of his childhood - and he uses them to make blackberry and apple pie (apples from the garden) - reeeeeeeeally good ubbrollsmile

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yoni
GOLD Member since Jun 2005

yoni

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Bideford and Bath, United King...

Total posts: 3099
Posted:i have been eating blackbury and apple pie every night recently cos i live in the country and we have a really long lane covered in blackberries and about 5 cooking apple tree's

ahh i love the country


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maus
BRONZE Member since Jul 2005

maus

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Sihanoukville, cambodia

Total posts: 4191
Posted:happy birthday!!!!!!!!! bounce bounce2 bounce

mmmmmmmm......berry good!"!


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crumble
BRONZE Member since Oct 2004

newbie
Location: Preston, Lancashire, United Ki...

Total posts: 17
Posted:Have been eating loads of blackberries from my trample thorugh the woods this moning. I just love autumn.

Flid (sorry to post off topic all) where abouts in cov are you from, I was born and raised there


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the_poier
SILVER Member since Jul 2005

the 1337 poier
Location: england

Total posts: 346
Posted:hehe blackberrys...my next door neighbours garben is basically just a big mixture of brambles...i go and pick em then just eat em plain...with ice cream

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SILVER Member since Sep 2004

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Pasta of Muppets
Location: in the interwebs..., United Ki...

Total posts: 2719
Posted:I'm going to be making blackberry wine... As either the birds or some scally mutt has made off with my fruit!

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Frodo
BRONZE Member since Jun 2003

Frodo

old hand
Location: In a van, United Kingdom

Total posts: 1092
Posted:i love blackberrys..

ooo nearly time for slo wine!!


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SILVER Member since Sep 2004

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Pasta of Muppets
Location: in the interwebs..., United Ki...

Total posts: 2719
Posted:Yay Sloe Wine!

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SILVER Member since Jan 2005

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Pooh-Bah
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom

Total posts: 1785
Posted:sloe gin..much better

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Arty Farty
BRONZE Member since Jul 2005

Arty Farty

I wear yellow on monday
Location: Farnham Ahoy, United Kingdom

Total posts: 551
Posted:Remember to never pick blackberries from the road side. UMMMMMMM, car exhaust flavour!!

When i came back to my uni house (sunday) we found that the garden had produced three apple trees woth of apples, raspberries, rhubarb, red currant, and of course blackberries. It was amazing!!

As me and my housemates contemplated what we would do with our abundent fruit the next day, we found (to our outrage) that the gardener our landlay had sent round was scrumping our apples an picking our berries. angry We sent our housemate out to tell him off, but the sodding gardener still helped himself to a few more apples when he thought we'd gone away from the window. The cheeky sod!!!

So two hours later, we picked the remaining red, currents, blackberries and apples and made the thickest, fruitiest smoothies ever made. biggrin


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BansheeCat
BRONZE Member since Jul 2005

veteran
Location: lost, Canada

Total posts: 1247
Posted:mmnnnn love berry smoothies.. I often freeze them, with some banannas, so I can have a touch of summer when the snow comes...

Favorite thing to do with blackberries at the moment, make a marinade out of a big pile of fresh ones, add in sesame oil, butter, lemon rind,lemon jiuce, lots of garlic, honey, fresh crushed pepper corns, fresh rosemary and thyme, a wee bit of chili, salt, dash of soy sauce, and a few table spoons of balsamic vinegar...( feel free to add anything else from the fridge door that interests you ;-))

Martinate a free range chicken in it for a half day, and that night roast it over a grill,basting often .Keep it covered with foil for most of the time, then crisp up the top at the last bit... Add some of the drippings to a roasting pan of veggies( marinate them for a shorter while in the same mix if you want to!)- we did purple bell pepper, eggplant, onions, purple potatoes, carrots and beets, broccolli added later... You can even make a jiucy gravy from remaining drippings.

The coolest thing is, apart from being ridiculously delicious, it is brilliantly purple! Everything! The whole meal! What fun!

Everyone should come to the meal also dressed in purple, and we had blackberries on ice cream for desert too... and a nice berry port...

ubblove
yum, blackberries!


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Trillian
BRONZE Member since Feb 2004

Trillian

Llamas are larger than frogs.
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Total posts: 319
Posted:oh yum, fresh picked berries are possibly the most delicious things in the world-last year we picked 55 pounds of strawberries, and the strawberry shortcake we made was seriously the most wonderful thing I've ever eaten! Sadly, berry season is pretty much over here-I missed out on the raspberries this year! But apple season is almost here, hooray!

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oli
SILVER Member since Jul 2003

not with cactus
Location: bristol/ southern eastern devo...

Total posts: 2052
Posted:andrea, that purple meal sounds crazy ubbrollsmile

Me train running low on soul coal
They push+pull tactics are driving me loco
They shouldn't do that no no no

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Kyrian


Dreamer
Location: York, England

Total posts: 4308
Posted:i want some.... wow... andrea, thats.... yum....

Keep your dream alive
Dreamin is still how the strong survive

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New Hampshire has a point....

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Esme


newbie
Location: all over the place at the mo

Total posts: 6
Posted:ooh you should come to my house, we have them growing on our drive yay!

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