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- Sun Oct 03, 2010 1:31 pm
- Forum: Bring back the Goodlife - and other Television and Radio related things
- Topic: worst five things on telly
- Replies: 89
- Views: 18392
I got rid of the telly about twenty years ago and what I saw on a recent trip to my daughters has only confirmed that for us this was the right thing to do ...............also the amount of channels and programs she has to pick from were just too much trouble to think about so it's back to the books...
Thanks oldjerry will look out for the book,as we live just outside Wigtown the Scottish Book Town I should have a good chance to find it . GA how could you think that I would slip backwards so soon...........the little plants that you can see are weeds not chard or leeks or anything like that honest...
I know that I am a weak person but I am having the winter off........I have cleaned out all the raised beds and used all of the compost in one of my large bins to thickly mulch them and they are having a rest also. For this winter I am going to buy all my veg and plan to start with a clean slate in ...
- Tue Sep 21, 2010 3:48 pm
- Forum: How do I??
- Topic: Get a premium rate telephone number?
- Replies: 11
- Views: 1311
Off topic but this may be useful to older people who are not happy useing the computer to talk to family abroad. You dial.........08444626464 and a voice will tell you to put in the number you want and press the hash key and you can talk to most places in the world for about 2p a minute, I spoke to ...
- Sun Sep 19, 2010 2:45 pm
- Forum: Eco Parenting
- Topic: drying clothes and nappies?
- Replies: 17
- Views: 8656
I put a rack in the greenhouse in the winter and leave the door and slats open ,it' makes a real difference and you are not falling over it all day and it goes in front of the fire when we go to bed.
My bags are made of a duvet cover that was wearing thin in places and it seemed like a good use for the fabric and you do the best you can with what you have,every little helps and at least they will last for years and then be used as rags for rough cleaning, the only way to have no impact on the pl...
- Fri Sep 10, 2010 6:42 pm
- Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
- Topic: A rant....why does a hospital visit cost so much???
- Replies: 23
- Views: 1082
I'm sorry if this is no use but I'm not too clear on the distances involved but sometimes it is cheaper in the long run to get a taxi or hire car and driver and you don't have all the stress of leaving in the middle of the night and rushing from one kind of transport to another when you are worried ...
I made lots of cloth bags of mixed sizes and also take some lidded boxes with me everytime I go shopping also some folding boxes and put everything back into the trolly and wheel it over to the packing ledge,I then open up all the packageing and transfer everything into my own bags the lidded boxes ...
- Mon Sep 06, 2010 5:58 pm
- Forum: Book Reviews
- Topic: Shopped: the shocking power of British supermarkets
- Replies: 21
- Views: 8836
I don't use any of the main supermarkets as I find that I can get my loo rolls etc from Aldi's and also get the fruit and veg I can't grow from them at a very good price and unlike T*sco and the like they tend to be ready to eat and don't go from rock hard to rotten overnight, I buy what looks and s...
- Thu Sep 02, 2010 5:52 pm
- Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
- Topic: Winter dinners are here again
- Replies: 38
- Views: 2096
Of topic but I have just turned no 1 compost heap into no 2 and have taken about 2 stones of clean potatoes from it,must have grown from the peelings, I don't grow potatoes in the garden so I add peelings to the heap and I wish I had such a good crop when I planted fed and happed up the spuds in tim...