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  Topic: dear dog number tweety birds and jackhammers
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 4
Views: 313
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Fri Nov 30, 18 9:17 am   Subject: dear dog number tweety birds and jackhammers
I think they are getting exited for Christmas ,I was also almost rendered unconcious when Alfie dog jumped on me in bed the other morning.
  Topic: mweep wow
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 7
Views: 751
PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Fri Nov 23, 18 11:48 am   Subject: mweep wow
Was it one of those " There's nowt on tele I think I'll read wikipedia " nights ?

no, a below the line comment UK politics.


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  Topic: mweep wow
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 7
Views: 751
PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Fri Nov 23, 18 9:58 am   Subject: mweep wow
Was it one of those " There's nowt on tele I think I'll read wikipedia " nights ?
  Topic: ki el bahara is deceased
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 22
Views: 3083
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Mon Oct 22, 18 9:12 pm   Subject: ki el bahara is deceased
Condolences from us all here , we lost our lab/collie cross Mindy 6 weeks ago and we have a very large hole in our house , our other dog Alfie is lost. You did give her an amazing life but such a shoc ...
  Topic: Wildlife
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 170
Views: 28975
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Oct 19, 18 8:56 am   Subject: Wildlife
1 mile from Derby city centre lies Markeaton Park, this week around the lake we have seen an Egret , an adult Heron and then to top it all yesterday there was a large green red and blue parakeet flyin ...
  Topic: when a vet says...
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 10
Views: 1926
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Tue Sep 25, 18 1:29 pm   Subject: when a vet says...
quite good news , we've always found the dogs respond well to the antibiotics, good luck.
  Topic: Central heating pump
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 3
Views: 1241
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Sep 02, 18 8:17 am   Subject: Central heating pump
Its an old wilo gold 50 pump separate from the boiler part of a pumped CH & hot water system. In the past you used to get engineering diagrams with all the relevant dimensions on the manufactuers ...
  Topic: Central heating pump
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 3
Views: 1241
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sat Sep 01, 18 1:47 pm   Subject: Central heating pump
I have drained down the CH whilst we fit new radiators and I am going to change the squealing CH pump. From what I can glean of the web all CH domestic pumps are the same dimensions and should be a st ...
  Topic: Beach find
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 9
Views: 2517
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Jul 06, 18 12:27 pm   Subject: Beach find
Some sort of sea urchin?
Yup.
Sand dollar? Or sea potato?

ETA: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Echinocardium_cordatum

Thanks for that, yes that's definitely it, interesting article and quite lon ...
  Topic: Beach find
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 9
Views: 2517
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Jul 06, 18 10:05 am   Subject: Beach find
http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/29540/m_portmadoc+shellfish+resizeportmadoc+shell+fish.jpg

Found this on the beach at Porthmadog last week and wondered what it was ,can't find it in any books , Th ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 5178
Views: 859658
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Jul 01, 18 9:49 am   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Mistress Rose interesting article on charcoal maker Ben Short based in west Dorset in this August 2018 Country Living magazine ( pages 72 - 76 for W H Smith shop magazine readers ) great photos . Wil ...
  Topic: Wildlife
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 170
Views: 28975
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat Jun 30, 18 3:09 pm   Subject: Wildlife
We have Linnets nesting in the garden , this is a first in 37 years here and especially as they are on the endangered red list. Not bad for 2.8 miles outside Derby city centre but we put out niger see ...
  Topic: Keeping apples
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 13
Views: 10089
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Apr 22, 18 12:25 pm   Subject: Keeping apples
As I wrote this post last month some of the apples have now turned but despite a wrinkled skin the flesh is still reasonably crisp. We bought the tree as a Discovery from Scotland Nursery in Matlock ...
  Topic: What to grow under apple tree?
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 10
Views: 7525
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Apr 17, 18 7:59 am   Subject: What to grow under apple tree?
We had a comfrey patch under the tree canopy around 6 ft from the trunk for many years and have had very many apples and two or three cuts of comfrey each year.
  Topic: Mushroom carving
derbyshiredowser

Replies: 13
Views: 6569
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sat Apr 14, 18 1:39 pm   Subject: Mushroom carving
Nail a dustbin lid onto each one and paint it red with white spots, job done.
 
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