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by featherstick
Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Disneyland Paris kit list
Replies: 8
Views: 743

Re: Disneyland Paris kit list

Plenty of plasters, snacks and drinks. They'll be running around like mad, falling over and getting hungry and thirsty and you'll spend a fortune on snacks and drinks if you buy them over the counter. And yes, lost child protocols, phone numbers, RV points are a must. My kids get our phone numbers w...
by featherstick
Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Homes and Retreats
Topic: Self Build to include a bunker
Replies: 5
Views: 319

Re: Self Build to include a bunker

Really miss my cellar. It had space for storage, and space for a workbench. Bit low to work in though as I used to regularly crack my head.
by featherstick
Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Too much weight?
Replies: 11
Views: 553

Re: Too much weight?

My dad used to do chin-ups on shelves and cupboards he'd fitted to test them.

Wouldn't do that in a modern kitchen.
by featherstick
Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: New Zealand Yams
Replies: 3
Views: 278

Re: New Zealand Yams

I wonder whether you pulled the tubers out of the ground in supporting the growth? They are a very ground-hugging plant and spread out wide. We had a few tubers poking out of the soil but most under the ground. If you are limited in space I think there are better things to grow, to be honest. Dwarf ...
by featherstick
Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: New Zealand Yams
Replies: 3
Views: 278

Re: New Zealand Yams

I guess you're talking about Oca (Oxalis Tuberosa)? They are a hungry plant. If you cultivate like a potato you should get a decent crop. You don't say whether you used shop compost or kitchen compost but if the former, it's unlikely to be rich enough. Did you wait long enough before harvesting? You...
by featherstick
Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Logistics and Transport
Topic: Concern about airports post Brexit
Replies: 23
Views: 1715

Re: Concern about airports post Brexit

Another wrinkle: If we exit with No Deal, we'll fall out of GDPR, which will make the forward transfer of passenger lists (among many other things) impossible. This will make it v. diff. for airlines to operate until an agreement is reached. It's almost as if they didn't think it through. I'm not s...
by featherstick
Thu Feb 28, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Logistics and Transport
Topic: Concern about airports post Brexit
Replies: 23
Views: 1715

Re: Concern about airports post Brexit

Another wrinkle:

If we exit with No Deal, we'll fall out of GDPR, which will make the forward transfer of passenger lists (among many other things) impossible. This will make it v. diff. for airlines to operate until an agreement is reached.

It's almost as if they didn't think it through.
by featherstick
Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Food Prices Increasing Already?
Replies: 19
Views: 1603

Re: Food Prices Increasing Already?

There's lots of hidden inflation too - I have sung the praises of Aldi's mature cheddar here before - it used to be a lovely sharp crumbly cheese. Now they are putting gooey flaccid slabs of nondescript crap in the same packet for the same price. The pound is falling against well everything else, pl...
by featherstick
Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Logistics and Transport
Topic: Concern about airports post Brexit
Replies: 23
Views: 1715

Re: Concern about airports post Brexit

I have 10 days in Corfu in September and a week in Spain in April. I may also be going to Paris in May. The worst waits I have had in the last 20 years have all been at Gatwick coming back and, in the event of no-deal it would probably mean shorter queues as all EU citizens might have to be checked...
by featherstick
Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Homes and Retreats
Topic: Water butts / prepper porn
Replies: 21
Views: 3753

Re: Water butts / prepper porn

We use these upturned pipes to grow catfish for market That looks fascinating Spike. Can you wander over to the New Members section and tell us a little about yourself please? Where you're based, what you are prepping for, the price of catfish on the market sort of thing? Ta. Sorry, just saw you di...