Search found 15 matches

by moominmama
Wed May 08, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Books and Educational Materials
Topic: Permaculture magazine article - Capetown drought
Replies: 2
Views: 133

Permaculture magazine article - Capetown drought

Hello, very interesting article in most recent Permaculture magazine issue, no. 100 on the drought in Capetown, South Africa and the risk of Day Zero when main water was to be turned off. Especially interesting given recent water warning in UK. Permaculture magazine can be very hit and miss regardin...
by moominmama
Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6.
Replies: 337
Views: 20368

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

coffee beans and wine... we get wine online from https://www.portugalvineyards.com/en/ our last order worker out as £5.50 a bottle including delivery, economy of scales mean it is alot better value to buy as much as possible - and with uncertainty over brexit and importing we went for a large order,...
by moominmama
Mon Jan 07, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6.
Replies: 337
Views: 20368

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

what can i say - priorities! seriously, as well as cannot get/hard to get am worried about price increases for those items can get, wine and coffee, etc. are luxury items i could not really justify buying if prices rose too much. (i have ordered coffee beans and waiting for next special offer on Yor...
by moominmama
Mon Jan 07, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Cooking - bugging in
Replies: 23
Views: 2170

Cooking - bugging in

hi, so, stocking up on food and household items, just finished over the counter medicines and personal care, horray to me! i am now thinking about how to cook, it would be for 2 adults and 1 child, we do not have a lot of storage, the space that i use to store this takes up space that would otherwis...
by moominmama
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6.
Replies: 337
Views: 20368

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

been a busy few weeks.... ordered more waterbutts! already have 5 but ordered another 4, we live end of terrace so not a lot of space between us and wall, so need narrow 'slim line' water butts, last summer we ran out of water quite early on so want to make sure have more available for garden. i got...
by moominmama
Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Death - lifebook
Replies: 6
Views: 1161

Death - lifebook

dear all, i hate to be morbid, but..... as well as a will, and funeral plans i am also completing the Age UK lifebook, can be obtained for free via https://www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/care/housing-options/home-safety/lifebook/ it is all the useful info that my nearest and dearest would need ...
by moominmama
Mon Jul 30, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Drought Garden
Replies: 11
Views: 1629

Re: Drought Garden

i do not want to seem a bit strange, but can i put a word in for soil health, and compost! although we have a very small garden we have three compost bins, and space allowing are very productive which i put down to good soil health.
by moominmama
Mon Jul 30, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Micro Greens?
Replies: 24
Views: 2807

Re: Micro Greens?

hi, https://www.marshalls-seeds.co.uk/micro-leaf-seeds-gro-kit-pid6975.html is really quite good, I use with child as very easy, and as only need water little work needed, very small crop though. i also have https://www.amazon.co.uk/Greenfingers-GF7968-Grow-Light-Garden/dp/B0038NDWME which is really...
by moominmama
Mon Jul 30, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Books and Educational Materials
Topic: The Death of Grass
Replies: 4
Views: 1424

The Death of Grass

Dear all,

for a bit of 'light' reading can i suggest the Death of Grass by John Christopher.

actually not that 'light', a bit grim really
by moominmama
Mon Jul 30, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Books and Educational Materials
Topic: Homestead resuce
Replies: 5
Views: 1173

Homestead resuce

hi all,

just wondered does anyone else watch this? I find it strangely compelling and a comfort watch....