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by eco-mick
Sat Jul 13, 2013 4:14 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: can they do this to him??
Replies: 25
Views: 3603

Re: can they do this to him??

diggernotdreamer wrote:If your husband is self employed, can't he claim back against his tax for travelling from one job to another, if he doesn't already do that have a look on the Inland Revenue site or give them a call.


Yes - its called form P87 from HMRC website

www.hmrc.gov.uk/forms/p87.pdf

HTH
by eco-mick
Tue Jan 01, 2013 1:29 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: 2012 review and apologies!
Replies: 12
Views: 1126

Re: 2012 review and apologies!

bloody hell - well I am glad I haven't gone down the rental route after hearing your story - so congrats on entering 2013 on a very good path.. Best wishes to 2013 and beyond in your lovely new home

:cheers:
by eco-mick
Tue Nov 20, 2012 3:17 am
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: Seed patents 'are a fraud'
Replies: 5
Views: 4100

Re: Seed patents 'are a fraud'

I was listening to just this coming home from work on Radio4

Shocking..
by eco-mick
Fri Oct 26, 2012 12:18 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: How much?!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 746

Re: How much?!!!

Poor weather to blame..

My spub crop this year totally failed :(
by eco-mick
Fri Oct 26, 2012 12:09 am
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: ISHY HOUSESHARE AVAILABLE
Replies: 16
Views: 6742

Re: ISHY HOUSESHARE AVAILABLE

Hi all, As I am now single :shock: I am looking for a housemate or two. I am in Chippenham, 2 minutes from the M4 - Swindon is 20 mins away, Bath 30 mins and Bristol 45 - and there is a mainline train station just down the road in Chippenham town. It is a lovely stone cottage with a field attached ...
by eco-mick
Sun Oct 07, 2012 3:47 pm
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: Blackouts by 2015?
Replies: 26
Views: 3321

Re: Blackouts by 2015?

Bring it on :D think this country needs a wake up call..

Electric is a luxury, not a right.
by eco-mick
Tue Sep 25, 2012 1:16 am
Forum: What's Going On?
Topic: Louth Festival of the Bees May 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 2657

Re: Louth Festival of the Bees May 2013

ohh fancastic Brigit is there (I wonder if she would sign my green bible lol)

But I am looking to have a hive next year so will make a note in diary for this event.
by eco-mick
Wed Aug 15, 2012 11:53 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Culling our pigs
Replies: 16
Views: 3327

Re: Culling our pigs

All this 24/7 culture is what doing this.. I would gladly wait months for excellent tasting pork to be honest than that bland tasteless junk wrapped in bag at the supers. I think those who want want want like that don't understand the time/money than goes into producing fantastic products. If it was...
by eco-mick
Fri Jun 15, 2012 1:52 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Chickens? Even though deeds to house say no poultry.
Replies: 26
Views: 6216

Re: Chickens? Even though deeds to house say no poultry.

Well I need to comment back again regarding the bus.. no its not a bus "bus" in terms of doing a school run etc. Its a ex council 22 seater bus thats now turned into a camper (Mercedes T2 Chassis 611 if anyone into these things). its no noiseier than my car in terms of starting it. Yes It ...
by eco-mick
Thu Jun 14, 2012 4:22 am
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Chickens? Even though deeds to house say no poultry.
Replies: 26
Views: 6216

Re: Chickens? Even though deeds to house say no poultry.

Such covenants in deeds can be enforced. They sure can as I found much to my dismay. Not on the chicken front, but with my bus.. she only weighs 2.2ton empty and I found out after a few letters there is a covenant on weights limiting vechicles over 1.5 tons where I live. :roll: (and I didn't see it...
by eco-mick
Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:57 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Making the Beds...our journey to a veg patch (picture heavy)
Replies: 14
Views: 1896

Re: Making the Beds...our journey to a veg patch (picture he

Utter Fancastic - I done more or less the same regarding the beds (using 13' Scaffold reject boards) with 3' space between each row.

When I find my plot of land I entend to do it again and just like what you have done above.

Keep it up and will be following with very keen interest
by eco-mick
Sat Apr 21, 2012 8:55 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: hello from my narrowboat (currently in Newbury)
Replies: 10
Views: 725

Re: hello from my narrowboat (currently in Newbury)

Hello

Gosh - brings back good memories walking that canel path from Viccy Park to Thatcham in my younger years - will be back down in Newbury come July time in my 4 wheel house to see all of the changes..

Have fun

:flower:
by eco-mick
Mon Mar 19, 2012 8:40 am
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: 58mm solar thermal system for sale/swap
Replies: 0
Views: 1842

58mm solar thermal system for sale/swap

Got this on eBay at the moment, but in the light of my green ideals I would perfer if I could swap it for something. I know the system will sale for around £280-£300 odd. but hey ho Idealy I am looking for: • Canon 550D/600D DSLR Digital Camera • Large solar panels x2 (ideally working off 12v and ov...
by eco-mick
Mon Mar 12, 2012 7:50 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Weight loss group 2012
Replies: 236
Views: 29897

Re: Weight loss group 2012

233lbs this morning... which is erm 16st 9lbs..

Can't remember the last weigh in I did - but I am off target but my focus is now to slowly drop it off so it stays off.
by eco-mick
Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:18 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Anyone bought a VW T3(T25) Camper?
Replies: 28
Views: 3024

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

Excellent - we need a camper thread lol I got my Mercedes bus last year in Septemeber and slowly turning it into a camper of my dreams (why spend 60k on plastic tat one - where I can have one in real oak! :D and a woodburner too (now the thoughts of it burning down scares me lol) Everytime I work on...

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