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by niknik
Mon Mar 25, 2013 8:19 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Films kids *have* to see
Replies: 24
Views: 15702

Re: Films kids *have* to see

The gruffalo
and the gruffalo´s child

depends how old the kids are tho of course
by niknik
Sat Mar 23, 2013 3:01 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi Everyone
Replies: 12
Views: 1643

Re: Hi Everyone

welcome :wave:
by niknik
Thu Mar 14, 2013 8:16 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi from Ramsgate in Kent
Replies: 4
Views: 867

Re: Hi from Ramsgate in Kent

welcome :wave:
by niknik
Tue Mar 12, 2013 10:07 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: The dark side of leeks, lettuce etc.
Replies: 12
Views: 2399

Re: The dark side of leeks, lettuce etc.

diggernotdreamer wrote:I am sure I just saw Leek Skywalker in the vegetable garden (come to the dark side Leek)

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by niknik
Tue Mar 05, 2013 1:12 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Should you pay for someone else's lifestyle choice?
Replies: 42
Views: 5707

Re: Should you pay for someone else's lifestyle choice?

I had no encouragement or guidance to think about these sort of things when I was making this decision at 18. so true......... i was told " well go to uni, it gives you 3 or 4 more years to decide what to do" !!! :shock: ( from the careers adviser, or whatever they were called back then!) I did com...
by niknik
Sun Mar 03, 2013 7:44 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Should you pay for someone else's lifestyle choice?
Replies: 42
Views: 5707

Re: Should you pay for someone else's lifestyle choice?

well tell them the fridge etc IS their next B/day , Christmas present etc....and just get them a small (useful) something as a token for the actual day!
by niknik
Sat Mar 02, 2013 2:54 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Should you pay for someone else's lifestyle choice?
Replies: 42
Views: 5707

Re: Should you pay for someone else's lifestyle choice?

What´s the situation with HIS parents? Can´t they "help"?, or is it just down to you?
by niknik
Thu Feb 28, 2013 5:08 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Should you pay for someone else's lifestyle choice?
Replies: 42
Views: 5707

Re: Should you pay for someone else's lifestyle choice?

I can totally sympathize :grouphug: to make you feel better. My eldest is exactly the same ..gimme, gimme , gimme------- "Its only xxxx, that´s cheap, real bargain, etc etc, etc............" Luckily, he´s single, and no kids ( which has been more luck than anything else!! ) At the end of the day, we...
by niknik
Wed Feb 27, 2013 3:59 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Thoughts on vertical garden methods wanted
Replies: 5
Views: 2075

Re: Thoughts on vertical garden methods wanted

[quote="diggernotdreamer"] The problem I found was that there was a central perforated tube that you pour water into and cups that you planted the strawberries or whatever into. It did not work well, when you poured water into the central tube, being water it finds the path of least resistance and j...
by niknik
Tue Feb 26, 2013 2:29 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Thoughts on vertical garden methods wanted
Replies: 5
Views: 2075

Re: Thoughts on vertical garden methods wanted

well the cheapest to set up, has to be the recycled plastic bottles! BUT very ugly.esp with labels still on bottles the hydroponics, looks nice, but certainly NOT attractive/pretty. Obviously with that, there is quite a lot of cost involved. Even if all parts neeeded are already available, there is ...
by niknik
Mon Feb 25, 2013 12:55 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Should spell checkers be mandatory ?
Replies: 83
Views: 10099

Re: Should spell checkers be mandatory ?

A Little Poem Regarding Computer Spell Checkers... Eye halve a spelling chequer It came with my pea sea It plainly marques four my revue Miss steaks eye kin knot sea. Eye strike a key and type a word And weight four it two say Weather eye am wrong oar write It shows me strait a weigh. As soon as a m...
by niknik
Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:23 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Living mulch?
Replies: 8
Views: 1857

Re: Living mulch?

green_pea wrote: Or could experiment and use non-living mulch on one tree, and living on the other. :scratch:

was going to suggest that as I read through!!
that way you can evaluate for future reference! :icon_smile:
by niknik
Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:17 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: Mint Wanted
Replies: 18
Views: 10627

Re: Mint Wanted

sorry lyn, none to swap/donate or otherwise.

Have you seen/tried chocolate mint?? lovely

a bit like an aftereight, great for use in puddings
by niknik
Tue Feb 19, 2013 12:32 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Moving
Replies: 25
Views: 3957

Re: Moving

looks absolutely fab!!!. hope it all goes through ok,
dont envy the packing.........but do the house!!!
by niknik
Fri Dec 07, 2012 7:58 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Chicken rehoming Grantham Lincs
Replies: 2
Views: 1390

Re: Chicken rehoming Grantham Lincs

only wish i Could. but a tad too far! I want/ need a couple hens, and none available now till about march