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  Topic: Blocking up a back door
buzzy

Replies: 21
Views: 452
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed Nov 14, 18 7:20 pm   Subject: Blocking up a back door
Won't this prevent swift exit in the event of say, a chip pan fire?

Henry
  Topic: Wildlife
buzzy

Replies: 160
Views: 24193
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Nov 14, 18 7:16 pm   Subject: Wildlife
Yes I might have to take some other goodies down there DPack.

Ewwwww, you've tried woodlice? You're a braver man than I

You might like to put "Woodlice in the cultural consciousness of ...
  Topic: ki el bahara is deceased
buzzy

Replies: 22
Views: 2285
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Mon Oct 22, 18 9:52 pm   Subject: ki el bahara is deceased
Such awful news.Deepest condolences.

Henry
  Topic: Kitchen removal
buzzy

Replies: 15
Views: 2046
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Mon Oct 22, 18 9:49 pm   Subject: Kitchen removal
Thanks DPack. Mrs C has said about selling it on EBay, so fun and games await me I guess.
"Buyer removes"
SEP.

"Buyer removes. NB Wall not included."

Henry
  Topic: Kitchen removal
buzzy

Replies: 15
Views: 2046
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Mon Oct 22, 18 1:33 pm   Subject: Kitchen removal
It's just possible they might be glued on!

But, depending on how many units there are, sacrificing one with dpack's bash and tumble method might be necessary to discover the fixing style used.

C ...
  Topic: fermenting apple mincemeat
buzzy

Replies: 3
Views: 628
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri Oct 12, 18 1:38 pm   Subject: fermenting apple mincemeat
Dump it. You can't be sure what the fermenting agent is, and it might be something unpleasant.

Henry
  Topic: Help my chutney is too sweet
buzzy

Replies: 6
Views: 653
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri Oct 12, 18 1:35 pm   Subject: Help my chutney is too sweet
Relabel it as designer jam.

Henry
  Topic: Help my chutney is too sweet
buzzy

Replies: 6
Views: 653
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Oct 10, 18 11:36 am   Subject: Help my chutney is too sweet
I seem to remember that when my mother made green tomato chutney (when we had a surplus, and before she became allergic to tomato plants) that that turned out very sweet. I had always imagined it was ...
  Topic: Carving on a slate
buzzy

Replies: 11
Views: 1777
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Oct 09, 18 9:36 pm   Subject: Carving on a slate
Could one etch, with some sort of acid? Might be a simpler solution, more suited to DIY. I know you can get stuff for glass.
There is a kind of acid you can get that might make you see engravings t ...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

Replies: 710
Views: 333693
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Oct 02, 18 1:13 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
Yesterday we went to a very local piece of woodland. A very pleasant walk, and a few nice finds, but remarkably few small birds, something we have noticed at one or two other sites. We did hear Green ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
buzzy

Replies: 5147
Views: 823003
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Sep 29, 18 12:21 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
The thing about picture-only instructions is that they are all-inclusive. Everybody can be puzzled by them, whichever language they speak.

If you have written instructions, then at least so ...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

Replies: 710
Views: 333693
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Sep 27, 18 10:26 am   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
Yes, Little Egrets are recent colonists, following a range expansion in Europe. First bred in Britain in the 1990s, I believe.

Possibly Great White Egrets will do the same - we shall have to wait a ...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

Replies: 710
Views: 333693
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Sep 25, 18 10:17 am   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
MR, I think the egrets you see are probably mostly Little Egrets (Egretta garzetta). We get quite a few of those as well. They are smaller than Great White Egrets, which are Grey Heron sized. Little E ...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

Replies: 710
Views: 333693
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Sep 24, 18 8:36 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
Out to an area of flooded gravel pits with a few bits and pieces of other habitats (woodland, meadow, hedgerows) in the mix.

Quite a few wetland birds including a Green Sandpiper which is apparentl ...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

Replies: 710
Views: 333693
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Sep 19, 18 2:21 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
My nice yellow Waxcap was either Hygrocybe conica or Hygrocybe acutoconica but Mr Myco did not want to pick it to find out which one. He does not say exactly why he didn't want to pick it - he's usual ...
 
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