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by pelmetman
Fri Jun 08, 2012 9:42 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Recession?What recession???
Replies: 32
Views: 1552

Re: Recession?What recession???

You have my sympathies, I've just spent 3 days dealing with a national chain to replace one of my son's toys which cost over £100 and broke within 6 months (not wear and tear as suggested by one rude sales person who hadn't even seen said toy!) It's a good feeling when you "win" though (a...
by pelmetman
Fri Jun 08, 2012 8:01 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Don't laugh!
Replies: 30
Views: 6229

Re: Don't laugh!

My first (and thus far only) attempt at basket making. I made a trug, from locally sourced willow (brown,green and purple) and heather. http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7040/6963393152_1878bb087e.jpg Sorry it's not a particularly good photo - all the others were fuzzy :roll: It needs trimming a bit mo...
by pelmetman
Fri Jun 08, 2012 7:52 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Recession?What recession???
Replies: 32
Views: 1552

Re: Recession?What recession???

Pelmetman,wow off travelling?How nice is that!Where about are you planning on going? Just wandering around Europe :mrgreen: ...........been most other places when I was a matlote so now intend to spend a month or more in places.....just travel slowly......not that we have any other option with our ...
by pelmetman
Fri Jun 08, 2012 1:39 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Recession?What recession???
Replies: 32
Views: 1552

Re: Recession?What recession???

Recession or depression?......... this one has got years to go...... ten years? :roll: ...... Fortunately we don't need much to get by on :mrgreen: ..... but there are plenty out there who struggling, I'm a subcontractor so work for quite a few different shops and interior designers..........the one...
by pelmetman
Mon Jun 04, 2012 10:30 pm
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: Jubilee
Replies: 90
Views: 8843

Re: Jubilee

We admire the Queen and her family. Watched the tv yesterday and loved every minute of the boats going up the Thames. Just watched the concert and thoroughly enjoyed it. We are more than willing to pay the few quid it costs us to keep the Royals.

Sue
by pelmetman
Wed May 09, 2012 5:28 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: What can you see from your window?
Replies: 60
Views: 6673

Re: What can you see from your window?

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Skiving again :mrgreen: .............Our window is parked in Northern Spain 30 degrees just had a bbq :cooldude:
by pelmetman
Sat Apr 14, 2012 7:40 pm
Forum: Wildlife, Flowers and all other things that grow
Topic: Killed my Rudbeckia???
Replies: 6
Views: 1957

Re: Killed my Rudbeckia???

Hi we have a beautiful perennial Rudbeckia which has survived Lincolnshire winters which have been pretty severe of late. We grow a lot of perennials, when we lived further South I used to cut back the majority of the plants in the Autumn. However, here I do the cutting back in early Spring as soon ...
by pelmetman
Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:12 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: "Can we talk" about
Replies: 130
Views: 4805

Re: "Can we talk" about

Frankly I find all religions a waste of time.......most have more blood on their hands than Hitler :shock: I am only aware of one God.........."Tempus fugit".......and the bit between being born and snuffing it is the important bit :thumbright: ..........Its far to precious to waste on rel...
by pelmetman
Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:19 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: "Can we talk" about
Replies: 130
Views: 4805

Re: "Can we talk" about

Excuse me. pardon me, Pagan chaplain coming through, I would hope that religion & science will not bicker about the fundamental meaning of life as neither side has the answer just as much as we don't know why we are here, I know why I'm here :mrgreen: ................my parents had a bonk in 19...
by pelmetman
Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:17 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: "Can we talk" about
Replies: 130
Views: 4805

Re: "Can we talk" about

KeithBC wrote:Those who understand science have an obligation to teach the public and to oppose ignorance.


I like ignorance :mrgreen: .............It makes life so uncomplicated :wink:

Dave :pirate:
by pelmetman
Fri Mar 23, 2012 11:25 pm
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: In what way are you naughty?
Replies: 64
Views: 22504

Re: In what way are you naughty?

I'm naughty all the time :mrgreen: ............and I don't care :shock: .........coz I'm over 50 :lol:

Dave :pirate:
by pelmetman
Fri Mar 16, 2012 4:03 pm
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: Will Bovril Kill Me?
Replies: 22
Views: 4325

Re: Will Bovril Kill Me?

I suspect if a jar of it dropped on your head from a great height............ then yes :shock: As for eating red meat :scratch: ......all I ask is that it joins the queue of things waiting to kill me :lol: Perhaps they could have a sweepstake to decide who gets the job of finishing me off :mrgreen: ...
by pelmetman
Wed Mar 07, 2012 2:10 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Anyone bought a VW T3(T25) Camper?
Replies: 28
Views: 3094

Re: Anyone bought a VW T3(T25) Camper?

Hi Bonnie

Happy Camping, looks great to me.

Sue
by pelmetman
Wed Mar 07, 2012 1:48 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Anyone bought a VW T3(T25) Camper?
Replies: 28
Views: 3094

Re: Anyone bought a VW T3(T25) Camper?

bonniethomas06 wrote: But for £1,500 it is looking like the best thing we have ever done!


Can we see some pic's then? .................beware campers can become addictive :mrgreen:

Dave :pirate:
by pelmetman
Wed Mar 07, 2012 1:11 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Anyone bought a VW T3(T25) Camper?
Replies: 28
Views: 3094

Re: Anyone bought a VW T3(T25) Camper?

I did wonder where you guys had got to as I noticed you weren't around! Hope you had a great time. :iconbiggrin: Hi Mandy, Yes we're still travelling a lot, recently got back from Spain, had a great time. Not long till our next trip going to try Northern Spain and possibly Portugal. House still up ...

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