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by velocidad
Tue Apr 20, 2010 9:50 am
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Home ed forums
Replies: 31
Views: 6348

Re: Home ed forums

all the best with the home ed-ing adventure rosendula. i wish we'd done it from the start really, but at least we're doing it now and having a great time :icon_smile:
by velocidad
Sun Apr 18, 2010 9:12 am
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Home ed forums
Replies: 31
Views: 6348

Re: Home ed forums

thanks for the link, i'll have a look at that :icon_smile:
by velocidad
Sun Apr 18, 2010 7:59 am
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Home ed forums
Replies: 31
Views: 6348

Re: Home ed forums

hi there sortanormalish, many LEA's assume they have the right to visit but as the law stands in england at the moment home educators are not legally obliged to meet with them. we (home educators) do have to persuade them that an education is been given. this can be done via letter with an outline o...
by velocidad
Sat Apr 17, 2010 7:49 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Home ed forums
Replies: 31
Views: 6348

Re: Home ed forums

pleased to hear all's going well red. we've always considered our son home educated with school getting the way :wink: we hope to carry on as we've always done only more so! this week we've done everything from garden bench restoration to astronomy, it's been great :icon_smile:
by velocidad
Sat Apr 17, 2010 5:59 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Home ed forums
Replies: 31
Views: 6348

Re: Home ed forums

hi all this has been our first week home educating our boy who is 7 nearly 8 now. we've had a great week, i wish i'd done it from the start. i've managed to find a couple of forums, EO being one of them, not sure what to make of them yet. i've met up with a local group of home educators that meet in...
by velocidad
Sat Mar 29, 2008 6:08 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: leggy courgettes
Replies: 12
Views: 1616

can't honestly remember how long mine took to show through now. wasn't as long as 3 weeks though, maybe it's been a bit cool for them in the greenhouse??

cheers, velocidad :wink:
by velocidad
Wed Mar 26, 2008 9:35 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: leggy courgettes
Replies: 12
Views: 1616

thanks for the tip about the toms, they've gone a bit leggy too. yeah i'll have another go with the cougettes, bit hit and miss this seed lark :?

cheers, velocidad :wink:
by velocidad
Tue Mar 25, 2008 8:20 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Did it snow where you are
Replies: 41
Views: 2990

woke up to 3 or 4 inches on sunday morning. great fun building snowman etc.
it had more or less gone by the afternoon :cry: just a few snow showers since then.

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cheers, velocidad :wink:
by velocidad
Tue Mar 25, 2008 8:00 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: leggy courgettes
Replies: 12
Views: 1616

interesting! they were initially put in the airing cupboard until they started to show. then moved onto the the window sill which faces south, some may have been just behind the window sill on the ironing board, but still basically in full sun, and they have all gone equally leggy. so not sure how i...
by velocidad
Mon Mar 24, 2008 2:23 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: leggy courgettes
Replies: 12
Views: 1616

leggy courgettes

had a first go at growing from seed this year. not going to well so far :? the courgettes i thought were going ok, but then they just went mad. stems a bit thin and flimsy, and about 6 inches before first two leaves. not at all like the ones i just saw in the shop, which were much thicker at the ste...
by velocidad
Thu Mar 20, 2008 7:48 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Deeply Dispondent
Replies: 20
Views: 1623

had so many things go wrong , so many things to stress over and worry about recently (well for a long time actually). then while eating tea the other night, my little boy looks up ans says " we're a really happy family aren't we!" things have seemed much better since then! :lol: cheers, velocidad. :...
by velocidad
Thu Feb 07, 2008 11:26 am
Forum: Health and Beauty
Topic: Eco deoderant
Replies: 42
Views: 11795

i've made something similar to eva's witch hazel concoction with good results. i'm using some pitrock spray at the moment which also seems to work well. not cheep but last a long time. not used the crystal things, but will be giving them a go.

cheers, velocidad. :wink:
by velocidad
Thu Feb 07, 2008 10:06 am
Forum: Eco Products and Innovations
Topic: Do you like low energy bulbs?
Replies: 70
Views: 20286

Avoid the Kosnic GU10 LEDs (2.2W). They're supposedly rated at 50,000 hours but all of ours failed within 12 months. The last one went this morning — with a bang and blowing out the glass front plate. It's the third of six to do that; the other three simply stopped working. had some trouble with ...