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by piglet
Fri Jan 25, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Hospital Bag
Replies: 9
Views: 464

Re: Hospital Bag

I have to take a member of my family to hospital quite regularly. And sometimes they have to stay in overnight...sometimes for a number of nights. I have persuaded them into having a hospital bag always ready. But.... Our local hospital refuse to supply anywhere for items to be securely stored, and ...
by piglet
Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: Books and Educational Materials
Topic: The Death of Grass
Replies: 4
Views: 1138

Re: The Death of Grass

Death of grass
Currently playing on BBC 4extra
by piglet
Fri Jul 20, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Rapid boil thingys
Replies: 10
Views: 1807

Re: Rapid boil thingys

Love my Jet-boil.
Haven't found any canisters that didn't work.

Also, empty canisters can be refilled from Campingaz CP250 Resealable Gas Cartridges (or similar), using a pocket size adaptor
by piglet
Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Jerusalem Artichokes
Replies: 21
Views: 4956

Re: Jerusalem Artichokes

I could do one set in the ground (as I posted previously on this thread, my soil is very, very clay-y, but I've done quite a bit of work on it since then. I have the same soil type, mostly clay and sandstone.... trees and brambles are just about all that will grow there. I also planted a couple of ...
by piglet
Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Jerusalem Artichokes
Replies: 21
Views: 4956

Re: Jerusalem Artichokes

Planted 6 tubers in pots last year.
Got 56 tubers back.
by piglet
Fri Mar 02, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: Over focussing on the obvious Medicine supplies
Replies: 30
Views: 7224

Re: Over focussing on the obvious Medicine supplies

I spend a lot of time in the countryside. Much of it Deer country, and Lymes disease is getting more common. So removing ticks is something I have to do from time to time. I have tried various methods, but recently I have used..... 'O'Tom Tick Twisters's (Ebay) Very easy to use and very effective at...
by piglet
Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: Hey from a new member to anyone in Sussex
Replies: 8
Views: 1436

Re: Hey from a new member to anyone in Sussex

1066 country here.
But tend to be more of a Kentish person than Sussex.
by piglet
Sat Dec 30, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Books and Educational Materials
Topic: Audiobooks or reading?
Replies: 7
Views: 2913

Re: Audiobooks or reading?

I own a kindle but rarely use it as i prefer real books. I bought an Audio book once and listened to it in the car, and quite enjoyed it even though the narrators attempts at various voices and accents were at times irritating. I spend a lot of time in the car and these days make copies from the cat...
by piglet
Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: Books and Educational Materials
Topic: Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household
Replies: 16
Views: 6131

Re: Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household

And I have just realised that no one has mentioned it yet........

Its currently being narrated over several episodes on BBC Radio 4