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by ShaunP
Sat Mar 20, 2010 8:49 pm
Forum: What's Going On?
Topic: Trip to the Magnetic North Pole
Replies: 1
Views: 548

Trip to the Magnetic North Pole

I am off next Sunday on an unsupported trip to the 1996 postion of the Magnetic North Pole.

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http://www.virginmoneygiving.com/shaunpitt

Thank you

Shaun
by ShaunP
Wed Dec 23, 2009 5:19 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: country at a standstill "why"
Replies: 25
Views: 1161

Re: country at a standstill "why"

[ Unfortunately it costs several hundred pounds or euros to have your tyres switched over, and you've got to do it twice a year, so when you live somewhere where it is doesn't snow regularly it's rather a huge expense for something that may never happen. You have to drive slower on winter tyres as w...
by ShaunP
Wed Dec 23, 2009 9:19 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: country at a standstill "why"
Replies: 25
Views: 1161

Re: country at a standstill "why"

The wrong tyres is the biggest problem that causes the roads to block. I was in Austria at the end of November and got caught out with no winter tyres although I had chains. As I will be back again for several trips over the next two months a decided to get some winter tyres last week. WOW ..... wha...
by ShaunP
Mon Nov 09, 2009 10:22 pm
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: 'Ish Christmas
Replies: 37
Views: 4529

Re: 'Ish Christmas

Have decided this year that the only presents I give to family this year will be......there Turkey for the dinner!! Bought 5 Turkey Poults so that the other family memers get I useful present for a change!!!
by ShaunP
Sun Oct 25, 2009 6:03 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Buying weaners
Replies: 24
Views: 2782

Re: Buying weaners

They have arrived. Got them on Thursday and enjoying having them here. They are in a plot about 40m x 30m which I want cleared so I can plant some more Xmas trees. I have previously used round up to clear the grass but alway been disappointed as it keeps coming back!! So this time the pig/Xmas tree ...
by ShaunP
Thu Oct 22, 2009 7:00 pm
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: BNP on Question Time
Replies: 58
Views: 5520

Re: BNP on Question Time

I am for free speech. Whever you agree or disagree with there views they have now won 2 seats as MEP's so I understand why the BBC are giving him a chair. In reality, history shows that during tough economic conditions right wing extremism tends to raise its ugly head. I am not a racist, but the poi...
by ShaunP
Wed Oct 21, 2009 7:44 pm
Forum: Alternative Transport
Topic: Cars that run on Bio Derv
Replies: 15
Views: 7925

Re: Cars that run on Bio Derv

Running on Bio is a very complex question. Have a look at this website and you will start to see how complex it can be!!! None the less.......when I can get waste oil I use it to make bio for my car and van.

http://www.vegetableoildiesel.co.uk/forum/index.php

Dont know how to make it a clinky link!!
by ShaunP
Sun Oct 04, 2009 3:45 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Sheep or Pigs?
Replies: 8
Views: 904

Re: Sheep or Pigs?

I sent my first lambs to slaughter this year and was very surprised how little came back!!!

I am told that if you want to bred for meat.... Go for pigs. You can eat everything apart from the oink!!!
by ShaunP
Fri Oct 02, 2009 7:52 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: polytunnel advice ?
Replies: 40
Views: 3962

Re: polytunnel advice ?

I put a tunnel up in April and have been chasing to get it set up completley. We have been amazed at how mmuch more we have had compared to spending a simular amount on a greenhouse. I just looked at the above link. One think that I would recommend is to try to prepare the soil and paths before putt...
by ShaunP
Sun Sep 20, 2009 7:12 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Buying weaners
Replies: 24
Views: 2782

Re: Buying weaners

Hi everyone, this is my first post.

I am about to take delivery of two Tamworth's in 3 weeks time. The going rate in Gloucester is £50 each!!!

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