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by johnhcrf
Mon May 12, 2008 8:57 am
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: Green Funerals
Replies: 43
Views: 7972

I accept both points. What the future holds who can say. Natural processes are preferable in minimising environmental impact. An openness to new ideas can help new processes develop fully.
by johnhcrf
Mon May 12, 2008 8:51 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Contentious topic suggestion
Replies: 12
Views: 5328

As a relative newcomer, I have learned from the experience. First, when a contentious, political topic arises exchanging ideas is better than ending the topic, or passing judgment. Second, when proposing a controversial topic, eg relating to death, be ready to answer related question fully. In other...
by johnhcrf
Mon May 12, 2008 8:35 am
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: Mandatory jabs!
Replies: 93
Views: 13520

Allergic reactions happen in many areas - medicine, food, plants, prefume etc. I am allergic to penicillin as well, but an alternative antibiotic could be used in extremis. Medicines are necessary for many illnesses and allow people to live full lives. Drug companies contribute to the well-being of ...
by johnhcrf
Sun May 11, 2008 8:44 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Word Association game
Replies: 3191
Views: 372539

Passport
by johnhcrf
Sun May 11, 2008 8:39 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Critter-proofing composters
Replies: 1
Views: 605

I use composting liquid to provide a wet compost. The only critters I see are worms and slugs. The wet soil is not attractive to rodents.
by johnhcrf
Sun May 11, 2008 8:30 pm
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: The 52 week bin bag
Replies: 92
Views: 13407

The superstores claim, I have even been told it myself but retorted that I was a consumer and did not want it, that consumers want it is repeated ad nauseam. Come on, change the tune please! The blame game is used extensively by superstores. If its not the consumer, its the council, or its the gover...
by johnhcrf
Sun May 11, 2008 8:12 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Word Association game
Replies: 3191
Views: 372539

Embassy (old sponsors)
by johnhcrf
Sun May 11, 2008 8:11 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Blogging
Replies: 19
Views: 2672

Have you seen Karen Cannard's blog. It is a good one and takes a great deal of time and effort. It is the best I have seen.
by johnhcrf
Sun May 11, 2008 8:07 pm
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: Green Funerals
Replies: 43
Views: 7972

Is cremation environmentally sound. Incineration is panned by the green movement and I feel cremation, though it does provide closure, is a form of incineration. A natural process, yet to be fully developed, would be a greener solution.
by johnhcrf
Sun May 11, 2008 7:27 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Blogging
Replies: 19
Views: 2672

You 're right, the blog has to come first if you want it to run full-time. A joint effort could be done but with 1 chief.
by johnhcrf
Sun May 11, 2008 7:23 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Roger irrelevant
Replies: 350
Views: 31141

Yes, that has given me something to think about.
by johnhcrf
Sun May 11, 2008 7:21 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Word Association game
Replies: 3191
Views: 372539

Triangle
by johnhcrf
Sun May 11, 2008 4:18 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Roger irrelevant
Replies: 350
Views: 31141

Sleep, perchance to dream
by johnhcrf
Sun May 11, 2008 4:17 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Blogging
Replies: 19
Views: 2672

Karen Cannard's The Rubbish Diet blog, keep her fully occupied, the five working days. The contacts she has are a vast spread. Its great for spreading the message wide. Most blogs I come across are female enterprises. I do not think I could find enough to talk about to fill the pages.
by johnhcrf
Sun May 11, 2008 4:10 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Roger irrelevant
Replies: 350
Views: 31141

The Bokashi run-off is red, but not blood.