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by JessieMac
Thu Feb 03, 2011 6:30 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: freecycle
Replies: 57
Views: 3583

Re: freecycle

We posted a chest of drawers yesterday and two people want us to deliver it ...............one of them would involve a 120mile round trip so thats not going to happen,one other is in textspeak and one just says "I'll take it"..........oh no you won't. We also asked if anyone had a manual m...
by JessieMac
Thu Jan 20, 2011 7:27 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Wind turbines on your door step?
Replies: 82
Views: 23178

Re: Wind turbines on your door step?

We have only one house a small two bedroom cottage,we get our heat and water using wood that we cut ourselves. We have a septic tank and a rainwater harvesting system. We have had one long flight and three short flights in our lives and have not been on holiday for seven years. We have one very smal...
by JessieMac
Thu Jan 20, 2011 3:20 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: CATS!!
Replies: 31
Views: 2402

Re: CATS!!

I've had good results with a cat-a-pult................you don't aim at the cat but a good bit to the side and if you keep at it they go to less nerve wracking places to relax. :flower:
by JessieMac
Thu Jan 20, 2011 3:15 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: What are we all having for dinner?
Replies: 452
Views: 47695

Re: What are we all having for dinner?

Warm egg and asparaguse salad with a balsamic dressing.................and a spelling lesson. :oops:
by JessieMac
Thu Jan 20, 2011 3:11 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Wind turbines on your door step?
Replies: 82
Views: 23178

Re: Wind turbines on your door step?

I''m not against wind turbines as such and have no objection to a reasonable amount in my area but thats just it what is reasonable,at the rate the planning aps are comeing in we will be lucky to have 500mtrs between them in a few years.This is an area of outstanding beauty and one of my friends who...
by JessieMac
Mon Jan 17, 2011 3:51 pm
Forum: Green Building
Topic: Onduline roofing
Replies: 7
Views: 1975

Re: Onduline roofing

Thanks BA
by JessieMac
Mon Jan 17, 2011 1:20 pm
Forum: Green Building
Topic: Onduline roofing
Replies: 7
Views: 1975

Onduline roofing

We will have to reroof our log cabin workshop our garden shed and the woodstore this spring and want to find an alternative to mineral felt which only lasts about two years here as we have high winds and lots of rain.Has anyone used Onduline panels and if so how do you find them? The three jobs will...
by JessieMac
Sun Jan 09, 2011 4:52 pm
Forum: Eco Products and Innovations
Topic: Soap Nuts - tried and tested - and verdicts?
Replies: 43
Views: 9079

Re: Soap Nuts - tried and tested - and verdicts?

We have been using them for about a year and love them but we have very soft water,I put the used shells into the planters with my marigolds and for the first time got a great crop in past years the slugs only left me the odd one so I would buy them for that if nothing else. :flower:
by JessieMac
Sat Jan 08, 2011 6:24 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: alternative plant pots
Replies: 4
Views: 876

Re: alternative plant pots

AngeB.....I have used them from both they are about the size of a small bucket,I also got about 50 of them last year from the tip when I was dumping rubble all brand new and last year I bought 5 buckets from the pound shop for tree saplings much stronger and cheaper than plastic pots that the garden...
by JessieMac
Sat Jan 08, 2011 3:17 pm
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: A Decent Annual Salary
Replies: 63
Views: 7184

Re: A Decent Annual Salary

Your right oldjerry.............I sometimes come in full of the things I have managed that day get onto a forum not this one and find out that "SuperOverachiever"did twice that waiting for the kettle to boil for the breakfast coffee.............I don't drink coffee maybe thats where I am g...
by JessieMac
Sat Jan 08, 2011 2:55 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: alternative plant pots
Replies: 4
Views: 876

Re: alternative plant pots

I grow my tomatoes,courgettes.cucumbers,aubergenes....can't spell that one but they still grow....chillies and lots more in the black pots the shops sell bunchs of flowers from just ask and they will usually give you them,I also grow rocket,basil and radish in the shallow trays the shops get soft fr...
by JessieMac
Thu Jan 06, 2011 6:18 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello
Replies: 12
Views: 519

Re: Hello

Hi ivysue............welcome to ish I feel a bit out of things as we have only had one fall of snow here and it was only about 2cm thick....the winter is not over yet though. :pale:
by JessieMac
Sat Jan 01, 2011 2:33 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Managing other peoples expectations ?
Replies: 29
Views: 1274

Re: Managing other peoples expectations ?

How about ............It's so nice of you to be so interested and the dates you can help out are???? That should get you some peace and quiet. We are doing something the same as you on a smaller scale and it is amazing how many people feel free to pass comment on our way of life who no nothing about...
by JessieMac
Thu Dec 30, 2010 4:59 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: What are we all having for dinner?
Replies: 452
Views: 47695

Re: What are we all having for dinner?

Zaxdog ...............don't you get splinters from the end of the cheese board.......... :hugish:
by JessieMac
Wed Dec 22, 2010 3:42 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: The finished quilt, finally.
Replies: 32
Views: 3294

Re: The finished quilt, finally.

The quilt looks fantastic too impressive to put on the bed it would look great on the wall as a hanging.........a new career ahead maybe. :santa:

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