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by ForgeCorvus
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.
Replies: 253
Views: 15871

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.

Ha ha!damned cold. Just had a call from the gaffer. I have been ‘furloughed’. Tax man will pay me... yeah right! Been offered a job , waiting for a call. And I wonder who your boss thinks will be re-filling the tax mans coffers next year? He will! Along with the rest of us. Clearly there's little c...
by ForgeCorvus
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Lockdown?
Replies: 144
Views: 5895

Re: Lockdown?

Itsy: if you have a scrip you can try one one the online specs shops.

Re: Dentists, Herself is in the same boat. Had a treatment booked and now the practice has gone emergencies only
by ForgeCorvus
Fri Mar 27, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: Antihistamine alternatives
Replies: 9
Views: 196

Re: Antihistamine alternatives

Not a sufferer, but those I know swear by local honey.... Make sure its raw and unfiltered as these processes take out the bit that does you good (pollen traces maybe?) One of the other things I've been told about is using a Neti pot to flush your sinuses.... This doesn't treat the allergy so much a...
by ForgeCorvus
Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Lockdown?
Replies: 144
Views: 5895

Re: Lockdown?

We're a small company (workforce of four.... Two of which are part time) in a decent sized factory, so my social distancing can be measured in tens of metres. Looks like deliveries (I drive the van) are going to be divided into places that are closed and places I can dump&run. Both my dance team and...
by ForgeCorvus
Mon Mar 23, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Will there be food shortages in the UK?
Replies: 84
Views: 3150

Re: Will there be food shortages in the UK?

First hand accounts: 1: In our area Food waste collections are up by 30%, and many items are still in the packaging just one or two days past BBE. Told to Herself by a dustman. 2: The local Curry's cannot keep freezers in stock, as soon as they come in somebody buys them. Told to my neighbour by a g...
by ForgeCorvus
Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.
Replies: 253
Views: 15871

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.

Question to the house:

Is Bio ethanol any use as a sanitiser ?
by ForgeCorvus
Tue Mar 10, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Logistics and Transport
Topic: Canal EGRESS
Replies: 12
Views: 861

Re: Canal EGRESS

They really are a nice connecting network but in my mind there are too many drawbacks for them to be a viable 'get out of dodge' option. Not only for all the reasons already stated. LOCKS take ages to fill and drain... sometimes the water levels need adjusting over more than one lock too, or simply...
by ForgeCorvus
Tue Mar 10, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Lockdown?
Replies: 144
Views: 5895

Re: Lockdown?

Weeks yes, months no.
Small house, non-prepper wife and low income all conspire against my plans
by ForgeCorvus
Tue Mar 10, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.
Replies: 253
Views: 15871

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.

Ended up in B&Q yesterday.... They had two pallets of 24Xpacks of Andrex at 11 quid a pack
I didn't buy any ;)
by ForgeCorvus
Mon Mar 09, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.
Replies: 253
Views: 15871

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.

Arwen Thebard wrote:
Sun Mar 08, 2020 1:57 pm
Staying happy and positive. :D
That sounds like a great idea...... Where can I buy a years supply, preferably dehydrated to save weight :lol: