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  Topic: Creeps back in...
Helen_A

Replies: 12
Views: 5953
PostForum: Welcome   Posted: Fri Aug 26, 11 3:29 pm   Subject: Creeps back in...
Someone I follow retweeted something from you and I went 'oooo'
  Topic: Creeps back in...
Helen_A

Replies: 12
Views: 5953
PostForum: Welcome   Posted: Fri Aug 26, 11 2:25 pm   Subject: Creeps back in...
It was finding Chez on twottter the other day that made me think I should replant on the downsizer shaped hole....
  Topic: Creeps back in...
Helen_A

Replies: 12
Views: 5953
PostForum: Welcome   Posted: Fri Aug 26, 11 2:11 pm   Subject: Creeps back in...
...Hello

Not been here in a while (other than random searches for jam and stuff...) Life been, um, interesting...

Anyway. Hello again. I'm hoping to be around a bit more if that's OK?
  Topic: 2010 Seville oranges
Helen_A

Replies: 16
Views: 19808
PostForum: Seasonal and Frugal Shopping   Posted: Sun Jan 10, 10 9:21 pm   Subject: 2010 Seville oranges
Veg box co we use has them from this week apparently...
  Topic: For those with central heating - what's your thermostat set
Helen_A

Replies: 51
Views: 22552
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Jan 06, 10 8:07 pm   Subject: For those with central heating - what's your thermostat set
Set to go on to around 18 in the morning for DP getting up for work (about an hour all told). Off during the day with the autoon function set to go off if it falls below 12C (hasn't done that yet eve ...
  Topic: Sweet potato falafel
Helen_A

Replies: 14
Views: 3623
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Jan 06, 10 1:05 pm   Subject: Sweet potato falafel
I'd suggest Gram flour instead of the wheat sort. Lots of fresh coriander (in volume at least half as much as the volume of sweet potato). And lemon zest...
  Topic: Dishwashers - do you have one?
Helen_A

Replies: 285
Views: 75914
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Jan 01, 10 9:25 pm   Subject: Dishwashers - do you have one?
We do not have a dishwasher.

DP would like one. I (some time ago now) found the details of one that I felt I could live with (uses 6L a wash, made in the EU - was Italy but now made in either Germ ...
  Topic: Oliver Postgate: A Life in Small Films
Helen_A

Replies: 24
Views: 6239
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Wed Dec 23, 09 3:20 pm   Subject: Oliver Postgate: A Life in Small Films
Argh I missed this...

Off to check iPlayer and hope.
  Topic: VAT question
Helen_A

Replies: 13
Views: 4454
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 09 5:08 pm   Subject: VAT question
you should get an EC sales reclaim return to do once a quarter, you do it on that
  Topic: make do and mend weekend. 10th & 11th July.
Helen_A

Replies: 36
Views: 8922
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Wed Nov 18, 09 11:17 pm   Subject: make do and mend weekend. 10th & 11th July.
Possibly interested... depends in part on whether DD1 would be scouting or not on those dates, as she needs these skills too!
  Topic: What's the point of a Building Survey?
Helen_A

Replies: 15
Views: 25006
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Thu Oct 29, 09 1:16 am   Subject: What's the point of a Building Survey?
On both occasions we've bought a house we've had a fairly basic survey done. (one house brand new, this one built mid 70's)

But we've used a Structural Engineer (by happy coincidence the same chap ...
  Topic: Material for Baby slings/wraps/ baby wearing.
Helen_A

Replies: 22
Views: 19186
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Oct 15, 09 8:13 pm   Subject: Material for Baby slings/wraps/ baby wearing.
If you are buying to make a wrap to carry a 2y.o. you'll need a furniture grade fabric - linen or cotton pref - that measures c. 90cm selvage to selvage, and has very little stretch down the length (a ...
  Topic: Material for Baby slings/wraps/ baby wearing.
Helen_A

Replies: 22
Views: 19186
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed Oct 14, 09 8:47 pm   Subject: Material for Baby slings/wraps/ baby wearing.
Wraps are fantastic... so are MeiTais (also known as MT, or ABC (asian baby carrier), ringslings, SSC (soft structured carriers, such as the Ergo, Patapum, and Connecta)... (yep, I have stash, lol, a ...
  Topic: Anyone using LED lighting at home?
Helen_A

Replies: 19
Views: 7156
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Sep 25, 09 3:46 pm   Subject: Anyone using LED lighting at home?
I can't speak for those but the LED working light that DP bought from Lidl 3 years ago is still going strong in spite of hefty use, is as bright as the 'standard' one he had that cost twice as much, a ...
  Topic: oiled jumpers
Helen_A

Replies: 6
Views: 4156
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Aug 27, 09 7:06 pm   Subject: oiled jumpers
IME the lanolising stuff doesn't get wet sheep in the rain. But you can also treat wool or other natural yarns with hemp oil/salve for a similar effect. Doesn't work as well as lanolin wash/cure tho ...
 
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