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by Lyds
Wed Feb 08, 2006 6:33 pm
Forum: Eco Products and Innovations
Topic: Sustained magazine
Replies: 14
Views: 6437

My copy arrived in the post today - jolly good - have you subscribed yet?

Nice article Andy :mrgreen:
by Lyds
Thu Nov 24, 2005 2:14 pm
Forum: Health and Beauty
Topic: Reusable Cloth Hankies
Replies: 35
Views: 15457

Siewpeng I enjoyed your blog and am in agreement with you on the plastic/paper mission. I always go shopping with my own bags and basket and most of the shopkeepers know I dont want a bag. I also cut up paper to use for scrap, and make sure the kids dont waste it. We have a little box of paper squar...
by Lyds
Tue Nov 15, 2005 1:16 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: PLANTING BROAD BEANS IN NOV(PLEASE GIVE A REPLY ASAP )
Replies: 8
Views: 2739

Have just read my Amateur Gardening which says dont plant any later than this week for a crop in early May :roll:
by Lyds
Tue Nov 15, 2005 1:13 pm
Forum: Site Information and Announcements
Topic: Plastic Bags
Replies: 108
Views: 73796

Excellent Andy - do post their reply for us to read. As to social responsibility have you looked at the Corporate Critic website? This site enables you to check the ethiscore of major companies and there are some surprises. The score is out of 15 - Co-op 14, Asda 0.5, T***o 2.5, Waitrose 6.5, Somerf...
by Lyds
Tue Oct 25, 2005 6:52 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Food miles
Replies: 13
Views: 4103

Ina, are you sure? It says nothing about Italy on their website.
by Lyds
Tue Oct 25, 2005 12:27 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Food miles
Replies: 13
Views: 4103

Rec'd email from Yeo Valley today who say they have no plans to move their production to Switzerland but are expanding in this country. They had no answer to my question re packaging coming in from Switzerland tho.
by Lyds
Sat Oct 22, 2005 5:21 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Self Suffish Christmas Tips?
Replies: 24
Views: 7380

This is not really an answer to a self sufish xmas but you might try reading Gareth Lewis on the Freedon in education website - www.freedom-in-education.co.uk/newsletter/december04
by Lyds
Thu Oct 20, 2005 8:27 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Nuclear Power The fuel of the future?
Replies: 26
Views: 13896

Neoluddite, hmmm, I think I like it. In fact I'm going to adopt the termfor myself, thanks Wombat :lol:
by Lyds
Thu Oct 20, 2005 8:24 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Food miles
Replies: 13
Views: 4103

Have just sent Yeo Vally an email - watch this space for an answer. I get really disappointed when things like this happen. Nothing is as it seems and everyone is owned by someone else. Green + Black for example being bought by Cadbury who are owned by Premier Foods, or Marmite being owned by Unilev...
by Lyds
Thu Oct 20, 2005 5:01 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Food miles
Replies: 13
Views: 4103

Think I might email Yeo Valley and ask for a straight answer :roll:
by Lyds
Thu Oct 20, 2005 4:59 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Loving your website
Replies: 8
Views: 2544

Hi Nicola,like the look of the website, have saved it for later, welcome :mrgreen:
by Lyds
Thu Oct 20, 2005 7:33 am
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Nuclear Power The fuel of the future?
Replies: 26
Views: 13896

Brilliant! Excellent! This is just what I have been ranting about for years but all my family and and friends just call me a Luddite. I dont want STUFF or THINGS or GADGETS. The OM says it makes jobs but at what cost? The health of the planet, thats what. How long will it take for people to realise ...
by Lyds
Thu Oct 20, 2005 7:18 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello to all
Replies: 10
Views: 3439

Hi Andy, so nice to hear from you, Hellooooo from Devon :mrgreen:
by Lyds
Tue Oct 18, 2005 9:09 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from the far north.....
Replies: 10
Views: 3646

Hi Midgemagnet, welcome to the site. I always look here for help and advice :roll:
by Lyds
Tue Oct 18, 2005 9:06 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: cabbage white fly, what ways can I deal with it?
Replies: 9
Views: 3242

In this wet weather everything gats washed off..... I tried Derris dust but no good. Odd thing is they have only attacked the Savoy not the Hispi (yet).