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Offline bjelkeblue

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Hello from Western Australia
« on: July 28, 2010, 11:45:40 PM »
Hi cheeselovers,

Thought I'd provide a brief intro.

I have lived in Western Australia (The land down under) after emigrating from Holland with family at age 8 (1954) to this wonderful land of opportunity. I'm retired from my job of 30 years as a one man band in the computer industry. Trouble is, I have never needed more hours in a day than now.

Some of the things that fritter away the available hours are: making beer, sausages, growing vegetables, maintaining the gardens, woodworking, completing the woodburning pizza oven, and more.

The recently aquired cheese bug is accompanied by a desire to also learn the art of smoking meats, fish and cheeses, and trying my hand at preserving some of the vegetables I grow.

And when time and seasons permit, my darling wife of 40 years and I go caravanning the great outdoors.

Here's a couple of pics relating to my attempts at making cheese.

I look forward to learning much from your experiences in cheesemaking.

Offline FarmerJD

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Re: Hello from Western Australia
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2010, 11:51:54 PM »
Welcome to the forum and good luck with your new hobby.

Offline John (CH)

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Re: Hello from Western Australia
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2010, 05:40:26 AM »
Hello in WA!

Welcome, lots of great people and many Ozzies!

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Re: Hello from Western Australia
« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2010, 10:13:06 PM »
Welcome to the forum!
I to enjoy smoking meat, making sausage, brewing beer, gardening and woodworking. I have smoked pizza many time and love the flavor. There's a link to my Smoking site in my profile. Cheese is great smoked as well. You've found the perfect place to learn about cheesemaking. Many excelentcheesemakers here and just great people.

Offline Boofer

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Re: Hello from Western Australia
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2010, 01:24:06 AM »
Looking forward to reading of your adventures and exploits in cheese making.

Welcome aboard!

Let's ferment something!
Bread, beer, wine,'s all good.