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  Topic: ASDA bans monkfish
Haddock

Replies: 35
Views: 10730
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Feb 05, 07 5:23 am   Subject: ASDA bans monkfish
Beam trawling does knacker the sea bed. Soft and and hard corals get destroyed as well. Divers see evidence of this in the English Channel. I would imagine the Marine Conservation society would have m ...
  Topic: yellow pages
Haddock

Replies: 6
Views: 3233
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Tue Aug 01, 06 4:00 pm   Subject: yellow pages
You can shred them, soak in water, put in a mould, squeezed to remove water, dried out and eventually burnt in a wood burner or open fire place. That what I do with all my newspapers, old phone direct ...
  Topic: anyone using biodiesel in their vehicle ?
Haddock

Replies: 17
Views: 10775
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun May 14, 06 4:12 pm   Subject: anyone using biodiesel in their vehicle ?
In Germany normal diesel fuel contains 5% bio anyway.
  Topic: Where does all the rapeseed go?
Haddock

Replies: 20
Views: 11883
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun May 14, 06 3:56 pm   Subject: Where does all the rapeseed go?
Here in mainland Europe Rapeseed oil is used as a cooking oil and is found in supermarkets (cholesterol free). It also processed for Bio Diesel
  Topic: Water Saving Tips
Haddock

Replies: 27
Views: 9992
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sat Feb 25, 06 4:36 pm   Subject: Water Saving Tips
We save the 5 Liters that our shower uses before hot water comes out to fill up our 200L water butt outside.

All houses that are on our housing estate here in Germany have a rain Harvetsing system. ...
  Topic: photovoltaic roof panels
Haddock

Replies: 42
Views: 14886
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Feb 24, 06 4:53 pm   Subject: photovoltaic roof panels
* 80 years without maintainance or replacement to get into profit ? *

Why is everyone so concerned with profit all the time?
Germany has a lot of PV and it is an added input to the overall enger ...
  Topic: Bonfire
Haddock

Replies: 10
Views: 3523
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Sat Aug 13, 05 1:11 pm   Subject: Bonfire
Looks like Jolly good fun. I'll have to tell my N. Devon family about it.
  Topic: You guys all suck
Haddock

Replies: 217
Views: 50026
PostForum: Site guidelines, Announcements, Problems and Suggestions   Posted: Tue Jul 26, 05 7:44 am   Subject: You guys all suck


Ahh, the old 'Homer Simpson' gambit. If God did not intend us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?



wonder what a vegetarian tastes like.....

sorry, just a thought.. ...
  Topic: Chillis so far
Haddock

Replies: 23
Views: 8614
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Jun 26, 05 1:24 pm   Subject: Chillis so far
I have 2 plants (not sure which sub species). Both have chillis on them. One is covered in aphids, the other not. Only difference I can see is that the one without is near the marigolds that I planted ...
  Topic: Basking Sharks Moving North
Haddock

Replies: 4
Views: 3773
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Jun 17, 05 1:38 pm   Subject: Basking Sharks Moving North
Certainly from my time of diving in British waters, the average sea temp was increasing each year, and/or becoming warmer earlier or for longer. So I guess the plankton are going further north, and th ...
  Topic: Are they taking the ......
Haddock

Replies: 4
Views: 12928
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sat Jun 11, 05 10:43 am   Subject: Are they taking the ......
But obviously not that interesting
  Topic: Are they taking the ......
Haddock

Replies: 4
Views: 12928
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Jun 10, 05 6:16 am   Subject: Are they taking the ......
Just saw this article in the Guardian about sheep urine purifying bus exhaust gases. Interesting I thought.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/life/science/story/0,12996,1503517,00.html
  Topic: MAY FIGURES CONFIRM CONTINUING DRY SPELL
Haddock

Replies: 6
Views: 4262
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Jun 06, 05 8:16 pm   Subject: MAY FIGURES CONFIRM CONTINUING DRY SPELL
If the UK was dry, all the rain has come here. We had one hot weekend and the rest of the time it's been cold and wet.

It's been wetter in Central germany than other May's I've known
  Topic: Mashed potatoes - how do you do yours?
Haddock

Replies: 57
Views: 20981
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sat Jun 04, 05 10:12 pm   Subject: Mashed potatoes - how do you do yours?
Hand mashing all the way, a bit of butter and a bit of cheese, and that magic ingredient that everyone else seems to have missed out ! A touch of curry powder... try it (You'll never look back !)

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  Topic: New article - grow your own for those with nowhere to grow!
Haddock

Replies: 24
Views: 6711
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Jun 02, 05 11:56 pm   Subject: New article - grow your own for those with nowhere to grow!
Almost forgot....Great article Andy.
 
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