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by sheena
Tue Apr 28, 2009 9:21 am
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: swine flu
Replies: 105
Views: 11646

Re: swine flu

Scare tactics and panic are often worse than the outcome of the outbreak. To put things into perspective : In a normal year flu kills 12,000 - 20,000 mainly elderly in britain and 250,000 more worldwide!!! There have been cases of this strain since the 1950's;in Europe 58 cases and in a military cam...
by sheena
Mon Apr 27, 2009 5:52 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: How do I clean a feather cushion that's been weed on?
Replies: 10
Views: 2400

Re: How do I clean a feather cushion that's been weed on?

The only literature that I can find advises to use the dreaded dryclean method, however I know that when this happened to my sister she put a pillowcase over the cushion and tacked it in and washed it on a delicate wash with a few other items and it came out alright. She started the drying process o...
by sheena
Mon Apr 27, 2009 9:44 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: hello from newbie
Replies: 8
Views: 818

Re: hello from newbie

Hello and a big welcome to ish, you will find loads of valuable info on here and everyone is so friendly, don't be afraid to ask. :flower:
by sheena
Mon Apr 27, 2009 9:40 am
Forum: How do I??
Topic: How do I get an red wine stain out of a carpet
Replies: 15
Views: 5895

Re: How do I get an red wine stain out of a carpet

I don't know if this will help (as I haven't tried it myself) but found this on a site called How to get rid of stuff.com - posted by a patty s. 1/2 cup of hydrogen peroxide and a bit of regular washing up liquid. Make a solution in a spray bottle and apply directly to the stain. Watch as the combin...
by sheena
Sun Apr 26, 2009 2:58 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Dandelion wine
Replies: 6
Views: 906

Dandelion wine

Can any of you kind ishers please tell me how to make dandelion wine - preferably in the step by step idiots guide to dandelion wine making :oops:
by sheena
Sun Apr 26, 2009 2:39 pm
Forum: Wildlife, Flowers and all other things that grow
Topic: Cutting flowers question
Replies: 7
Views: 1228

Re: Cutting flowers question

I have hundreds of daffodils and I pick them and they still grow and multiply every year so don't worry too much.
A brilliant plot by your mum I think!! :lol:
Sweet peas definately come back in abundance when you pick them :flower:
by sheena
Sun Apr 26, 2009 2:30 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Welcome new People Say hello
Replies: 9
Views: 619

Re: Welcome new People Say hello

Hello and a big welcome to ish. :flower:
by sheena
Sun Apr 26, 2009 2:19 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi from Lancashire
Replies: 16
Views: 1244

Re: Hi from Lancashire

Hello and and a big welcome to ish. :flower:
by sheena
Tue Apr 21, 2009 6:02 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from Cheltenham!
Replies: 6
Views: 754

Re: Hello from Cheltenham!

Hello and a big welcome to ish :flower:
I have a 22 year old and he does moan when he gets out of a chair, but I think its for a different reason :lol:
by sheena
Tue Apr 21, 2009 5:59 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: hi from France
Replies: 11
Views: 756

Re: hi from France

Hello and welcome to ish :flower:
by sheena
Tue Apr 21, 2009 5:57 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello
Replies: 5
Views: 764

Re: Hello

Hello and welcome to ish :flower:
by sheena
Thu Apr 16, 2009 8:29 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Self Sufficientish Weddings
Replies: 43
Views: 6531

Re: Self Sufficientish Weddings

You ramble away, it sounds brilliant - well done, well worth all the preparation.
by sheena
Thu Apr 16, 2009 8:20 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi Folks!
Replies: 7
Views: 587

Re: Hi Folks!

Hi Bena and family and welcome to ish :flower:
by sheena
Wed Apr 15, 2009 7:24 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: How do I meditate
Replies: 12
Views: 3034

Re: How do I meditate

I don't know if this will help at all, but a good way to learn basic meditation is to find a style of yoga which you can practice regularly - this will help physically and mentally. This will help to keep you fit, removing toxins and help to keep your blood circulation and internal processes functio...
by sheena
Wed Apr 15, 2009 11:37 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Bottled Cider caution!
Replies: 30
Views: 3563

Re: Bottled Cider caution!

I can't help laughing at these stories; it's the vision of someone flying around being propelled by a gaseous elderflower bin and elders relaying the story to their grandchildren of how their grandparents nearly wiped them out with a powerful 2008/2009! :lol: