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by Arwen Thebard
Sun Jan 26, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Extending/Unfolding Loft Ladder For Storing Items
Replies: 9
Views: 158

Re: Extending/Unfolding Loft Ladder For Storing Items

You'll probably need to chop out a joist to make the original hole big enough so you'll need to assess what load is on the joists and reinforce the joist either side and add stringers to cross brace the cut out joist and give you something to fit the ladder to after ensuring there's enough room to ...
by Arwen Thebard
Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.
Replies: 52
Views: 3151

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

I've usually had decent results planting after the first frost, whenever that happens. This is the latest that I can ever remember planting though, more often its November or December. I know someone who puts her garlic in the freezer overnight before planting and always gets it in the ground during...
by Arwen Thebard
Thu Jan 23, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: Correct training for specific tasks.
Replies: 1
Views: 97

Correct training for specific tasks.

A couple we were walking with recently, both in their late 50's like us, are very proud of their fitness and claim be very active and in the gym several times a week. Our walk was a circular route of just over six miles, almost entirely level, on good paths and a little tarmac, with a pub stop for l...
by Arwen Thebard
Tue Jan 21, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.
Replies: 52
Views: 3151

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

At last a (hard-ish) frost here in the East, so time to get the garlic planted.

Some clearing out to do inside the greenhouses and composts to turn, so that's my daily exercise sorted.
by Arwen Thebard
Sat Jan 11, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.
Replies: 52
Views: 3151

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

"All the time in broken English ... We have no money. . Don't worry... Once done and clearing up the flares I had 2 cans of super strength polish beer thrust in my hand from his boot.... :mrgreen:" That doesn't surprise me at all, the majority of Eastern European people are always extremely gratefu...
by Arwen Thebard
Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 7
Views: 351

Re: Newbie

Welcome. You are based in a lovely part of the country, one of our favorites, especially around the Stiperstones where there are some great walks. Enjoy the forum. :D
by Arwen Thebard
Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.
Replies: 52
Views: 3151

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

Yorkshire Andy wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:26 pm
Replacing the extinguisher in Mrs A's car.

Since she played good Samaritan last night and successfully put out a fire in a zaferas engine bay...
Hope you get reimbursed by the Zafira owner, its the least they could do.
by Arwen Thebard
Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.
Replies: 52
Views: 3151

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

Time of year to re evaluate the general health, fitness and diet routine. The most important prep of all IMO. I managed to loose over a stone last year and plan to do the same in the next 12 months using a combination of basic portion control and daily exercise, with a hefty dose of determination th...
by Arwen Thebard
Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: How would you cope?
Replies: 17
Views: 805

Re: How would you cope?

How would these people cope? They won't.
It probably won't stop them coming to you for help though, some people have short memories and thick skins.
by Arwen Thebard
Mon Jan 06, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: How would you cope?
Replies: 17
Views: 805

Re: How would you cope?

Another good reason to be living higher up then, not just because of rising sea/river levels.