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by Stonecarver
Mon Feb 18, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Food Prices Increasing Already?
Replies: 19
Views: 968

Re: Food Prices Increasing Already?

I wonder when people here will say 'I refuse to pay x amount for that' As jansman indicated, prices ARE jumping quite a bit
by Stonecarver
Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6.
Replies: 215
Views: 8765

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6.

nightowl wrote:
Sun Feb 17, 2019 2:28 pm
My wife was quite surprised today when she didn't have any pasta and I magically produced some from a cupboard outside the kitchen :D
My wife was also surprised when I produced pasta from shopping trip. Not the good kind am afraid to say since have lots of pasta already. If looks could kill...
by Stonecarver
Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Books and Educational Materials
Topic: Suggestions
Replies: 10
Views: 338

Re: Suggestions

Hi all, it may have been asked before, apologies. Can anyone give me literature suggestions for UK based prepping/eotwawki novels please. I would rather more realistic story lines- not zombie/aliens etc. My imagination may stretch to EMP though. Pretty sure this fellah is full of stories of assorte...
by Stonecarver
Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6.
Replies: 215
Views: 8765

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6.

Forgot to say, my campaign to make more local links is still paying off. My local horticultural society run a "sundries shop" at a farm that google maps describes as "eco friendly" - on average, it opens once a fortnight, for a couple of hours, run by volunteers, and it has dozens of items - compos...
by Stonecarver
Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Storage for herbs etc
Replies: 5
Views: 218

Re: Storage for herbs etc

Personally I use those small ziplock mylar bags for such things
by Stonecarver
Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: jet boil copy £30 +£3.99 p&p
Replies: 4
Views: 282

Re: jet boil copy £30 +£3.99 p&p

These useable indoors Andy?
by Stonecarver
Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6.
Replies: 215
Views: 8765

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6.

This week as I surveyed my vast array of pasta, rice, dried spuds and assorted jars of cooking sauces, i realised i'm just lost on the topic of meat. I'm filling the newly acquired spare freezer, so there will be SOME meat into a crisis, but I feel the urge for something long term and not in need o...
by Stonecarver
Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: Best First Aid Kit
Replies: 19
Views: 469

Re: Best First Aid Kit

Yorkshire Andy wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:16 pm
Some of my house kit
Looks more like the local hospital kit :D
by Stonecarver
Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: Best First Aid Kit
Replies: 19
Views: 469

Re: Best First Aid Kit

jansman wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 7:14 pm
Exactly. If the tech fails, keep the compression going.

My trainer told me that from next year, basic first aid is to be taught in secondary schools. Not before time.
Is that for all uk or just england?
by Stonecarver
Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6.
Replies: 215
Views: 8765

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6.

Fitness and wellness is ranking much higher on my list of prepping priorities these days. Last year I manged to loose just over a stone (16st 2lb down to 15st with a combination of portion control and really, REALLY, basic exercise routine. I am telling myself that getting the next chunk of weight ...