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- Thu Jun 07, 2007 12:24 am
- Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
- Topic: Hello from Sunny Eastbourne!
- Replies: 34
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sssh! Don't tell the aberdeenshire lot but I was born in Eastbourne; in fact most of my Mum's family still live there. There's few of us in Sussex - one guy in Worthing, Grahoom in Brighton, another on the Sussex/Kent border and an appearance from someone in deepest West Sussex. C'mon you South Saxo...
- Wed Jun 06, 2007 9:35 pm
- Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
- Topic: Brighton Traders Turn To Reusable Cotton Bags
- Replies: 6
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According to the business section of the Evening Argus (05.06.2007), shop keepers are coming together to turn one of Brighton's shopping districts into a plastic bag-free zone. Traders in Brighton's busy North Laine are looking to boost their green credentials by introducing cotton bags. The bags, w...
Martin wrote: I think this one may have a few bits missing - when I peered at it, the pointy rear end was oozing yellow pus - from memory, they normally have a 2-4mm black bit sticking out(sting/ovipositor?) Confused Not surprised if you whacked it with a bit of wood ... http://www.drunkendonkey.ne...
They're European Hornets . They can sting but it's not fatal (unless allergic) and less toxic than a bee's. They are not agressive - allegedly. Perhaps something has unnerved them, Martin? Eurpean hornets have distinctive c-shaped eyes. Here's a pic: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thu...