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by Arwen Thebard
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: Logistics and Transport
Topic: Do not rely on RAC to get you home.
Replies: 12
Views: 2586

Re: Do not rely on RAC to get you home.

We broke down on the A14 (dual carriageway) a few years ago and that particular section of road has a gravel filled ditch a few feet off the tarmac which meant our car needed to stay at least partly on the tarmac. As a blue badge holder we are supposed to be offered priority attendance from the RAC....
by Arwen Thebard
Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Brexit in October?
Replies: 156
Views: 18296

Re: Brexit in October?

Should we now re title this thread to "Brexit in October..... 2020"
by Arwen Thebard
Mon Oct 21, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Brexit in October?
Replies: 156
Views: 18296

Re: Brexit in October?

So they are finally going to vote on Boris's version of the leave bill today...... sometime this afternoon...... or this evening..... if the speaker allows it.......unless there are last minute emergency measures passed beforehand to stop a vote...........or maybe nothing will happen....... again......
by Arwen Thebard
Sat Oct 19, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: Long distance Walkie Talkies
Replies: 9
Views: 1315

Re: Long distance Walkie Talkies

At under £400 the Thuraya XT satellite phone seems to be the cheapest option with plenty of others out there for £1000 plus.
by Arwen Thebard
Sat Oct 19, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Brexit in October?
Replies: 156
Views: 18296

Re: Brexit in October?

So much for Super Saturday. Clear as mud now then. :lol:

Its like watching a really bad amateur dramatics play, where you cant get up and leave. :roll:
by Arwen Thebard
Tue Oct 15, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Where do you grow your peppers?
Replies: 14
Views: 2970

Re: Where do you grow your peppers?

"The indoor ones have had tap water ( running the hot tap and collecting the water before the heated water gets through a lot of the time) and also the dregs of the teapot."

Now that is serious water saving measures grenfell, hats off to you mate. 8-)

Do you compost your tea bags or tea leaves?
by Arwen Thebard
Thu Oct 03, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6.
Replies: 715
Views: 53530

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

jansman wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 5:37 am
No way I would drive through flood water.Quickest way to kill your car.Evidence of that half a dozen times at the end of the village!
Now Im wondering what [car] peejay has????? ;)
Landy in river.jpg
by Arwen Thebard
Wed Oct 02, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6.
Replies: 715
Views: 53530

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

"Next door neighbours wanted the name of a good roofer this morning, water was pi**ing in their house. I DID tell them that they had at least a dozen slates down 18 months ago; mind you , three holidays a year on the credit card are more important it seems." Sadly, that sort of attitude sums up man...
by Arwen Thebard
Sun Sep 29, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Night Vision
Replies: 13
Views: 2978

Re: Night Vision

Finally got the night vision sorted and its awsome. I went for scope model in the end as its lighter weight and dual purpose. Ended up paying just over £550 with 12 month warranty and 3 months interest free credit as well. (Already had some mounts, just need a riser rail now) YUKON PHOTON RT 4.5 X 4...
by Arwen Thebard
Sun Sep 29, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6.
Replies: 715
Views: 53530

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

Reminder on my calendar just popped up to have winter tyres fitted. :shock: That came around quick.