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  Topic: Lead
buzzy

Replies: 15
Views: 219
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Thu Sep 21, 17 9:47 am   Subject: Lead
Sure it was for lead and not alcohol though.

Not sure he knew anybody who didn't drink, but not all of his mates laid lead roofs!

Henry
  Topic: Lead
buzzy

Replies: 15
Views: 219
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 17 6:07 pm   Subject: Lead
I remember a while ago chatting to some chaps in a pub. One was a roofer, who was bemoaning the fact that he needed to find somebody to go and take his annual blood test for him!

Henry
  Topic: Feathers
buzzy

Replies: 9
Views: 7320
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 17 5:59 pm   Subject: Feathers
Has anyone got any spare tar?

Henry
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

Replies: 546
Views: 136281
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Sep 19, 17 1:03 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
Yesterday we went to a very local wood. Mainly it was a fungus day, but we did hear (and see occasionally through the tree canopy) some young Buzzards with one or more of their parents. There seemed t ...
  Topic: Mushroom ID please
buzzy

Replies: 18
Views: 1158
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Wed Sep 13, 17 9:10 am   Subject: Mushroom ID please
I understand some people can get bad reactions from chicken of the woods though. About 10% of people get stomach upsets, or so I have read.

I have heard that some people find Chicken-of-the-Woods t ...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

Replies: 546
Views: 136281
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Sep 11, 17 5:11 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
I didn't join the walk last week but today we went to a local site, hoping to dodge the rain showers (which we did), There wasn't a great deal of bird life about, though we did have very good views of ...
  Topic: Mushroom ID please
buzzy

Replies: 18
Views: 1158
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Mon Sep 11, 17 2:14 pm   Subject: Mushroom ID please
ps " someone has cut them with a knife so they must be edible " isnt a reliable safety test either

Exactly. I have heard of people who collect everything that looks big enough to eat, take th ...
  Topic: Sean! Help! Turnips!
buzzy

Replies: 22
Views: 541
PostForum: Recipe Database   Posted: Sat Sep 09, 17 9:48 am   Subject: Sean! Help! Turnips!
Oh no mash when done right is yummy. As long as you don't let it go cold, then it just starts to solidify.

Lots of people have told me that, but there are so many vastly better ways of prep ...
  Topic: Sean! Help! Turnips!
buzzy

Replies: 22
Views: 541
PostForum: Recipe Database   Posted: Fri Sep 08, 17 10:47 am   Subject: Sean! Help! Turnips!
I know you Northern Types eat swede ... it's weird isn't it, what makes you shudder? We were fed it all through each winter at home, all sort of squishy and watery, in cubes.

What makes me shudder? ...
  Topic: Sean! Help! Turnips!
buzzy

Replies: 22
Views: 541
PostForum: Recipe Database   Posted: Wed Sep 06, 17 11:40 pm   Subject: Sean! Help! Turnips!


Thank you.

Slim ... Swede IS cow food. It's Just Wrong

That is SO true. But my lovely Jaki likes them, so I cook them for her, 'cos I loves her!

I think it's a northern thing - they ea ...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

Replies: 546
Views: 136281
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Aug 28, 17 5:03 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
Today we visited an old quarry which has been made into a nature reserve.

The first species we homed in on was Autumn Ladies Tresses, which is very uncommon in the area. Most of the flower spikes w ...
  Topic: Unsafe JavaScript
buzzy

Replies: 3
Views: 307
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Sun Aug 27, 17 5:54 pm   Subject: Unsafe JavaScript
Doesn't GoogleTranslate do technese to English?

Henry
  Topic: WiFi hangups
buzzy

Replies: 5
Views: 264
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Sat Aug 26, 17 9:23 am   Subject: WiFi hangups
I thought that was just the way wifi always worked!

Henry

PS Could be the telephone line?
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

Replies: 546
Views: 136281
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Aug 21, 17 9:30 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
many of our ones "nest" in the small holes in the surface of bricks which are just the right size for their body and the legs press flat on the surface.

i guess they look for a similar bivvy on tre ...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

Replies: 546
Views: 136281
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Aug 21, 17 7:31 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
good finds, the bug is an ace colour unless you live on green and brown things.
if it isnt toxic i recon you are correct that it will change hue as it dries

we have quite a few harvestmen/ladies i ...
 
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