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by Smudge
Sun Dec 05, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Finance
Topic: How is everyone dealing with rising prices?
Replies: 22
Views: 435

Re: How is everyone dealing with rising prices?

Typically shop at Lidl, Heron Foods and Iceland occasional trip to Farm Foods rarely do we go to the main 4. We enjoy a take away rarely so seldom have one, we've noticed the meter calling for a feeding a bit more regularly and diesel for the car is ridiculous. Dipping our toes into alternative sour...
by Smudge
Fri Dec 03, 2021 7:32 am
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: north east england
Replies: 8
Views: 202

Re: north east england

Welcome.
by Smudge
Fri Dec 03, 2021 7:24 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Lessons from a 100 hour power outage
Replies: 36
Views: 1107

Re: Lessons from a 100 hour power outage

+2 on the UCO candles, I have both the full size and the tea light collapsible versions. Just wondering if you can make your own candles to suit them (that's the Yorkshire man in Me showing :mrgreen: Many have tried, the main failing is the dissolveable wax. :idea: :cry: Beeswax sheets and rolling ...
by Smudge
Thu Dec 02, 2021 9:17 am
Forum: Books and Educational Materials
Topic: P2S
Replies: 7
Views: 308

Re: P2S

DV got in touch with me they apparently didn't have my normal email account details but had the details of the account I tried to create to find out what was happening. Sent me reactivation code but still didn't work, feels like more effort than the return is worth to me. (No offence P2S, that goes ...
by Smudge
Wed Dec 01, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Lessons from a 100 hour power outage
Replies: 36
Views: 1107

Re: Lessons from a 100 hour power outage

Nurseandy wrote:
Tue Nov 30, 2021 9:48 pm




You can never have enough chocolate :-)

I love this.... noted will head to lidl and top up tomorrow.
by Smudge
Wed Dec 01, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Budget 2000mah power banks
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Re: Budget 2000mah power banks

Do they hold charge? I've had cheap ones before that need recharging every couple of weeks
by Smudge
Sun Nov 07, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Stealth Allotments
Replies: 33
Views: 1098

Re: Stealth Allotments

Fyi It's commonly known as guerrilla gardening. Tubers such as potatoes, turnips and carrots might do well, only a gardener would recognise the above ground portion. Ragnar Benson? :D My favourite survivalist author. I know him (his work at least) but wasn't necessarily quoting him here though to b...
by Smudge
Sun Nov 07, 2021 6:23 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Stealth Allotments
Replies: 33
Views: 1098

Re: Stealth Allotments

Fyi It's commonly known as guerrilla gardening. Tubers such as potatoes, turnips and carrots might do well, only a gardener would recognise the above ground portion.
by Smudge
Sun Nov 07, 2021 1:26 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 8.
Replies: 936
Views: 59159

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 8.

Wood and coal arrived, we should be set for the worst. Pickled some Eggs going out of date. Restarted online reselling (clothes mainly). Ecommerce/ side hussle Bought nest tables for up-cycling & resale. Ecommerce/ side hussle Started putting away some water-bottles (home filled). Keeping ontop of c...
by Smudge
Thu Nov 04, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: Writing a script for my EPQ Project
Replies: 19
Views: 657

Re: Writing a script for my EPQ Project

You will have made Big Paul’s day over there on SurvivalUk! That’s the most activity over there in ages.Now if you are talking nutters ,Big Paul is yer man. :D He’s banned here. Thanks for giving the hint to another prepping forum. I will probably join there. Not so much a competitor site as an alt...