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by hobo
Sun Jun 06, 2021 9:31 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: USB power pack
Replies: 13
Views: 533

Re: USB power pack

jansman wrote:
Fri Jun 04, 2021 6:25 pm
Don’t know about solar, but anything ANKER branded is is top gear.
Agree with you there. I’ve a few Ravpower too which have proved reliable. Rather than a combined solar panel/power pack, I use separate folding panel and pack as the panel on the combined version isn’t very powerful.
by hobo
Wed Apr 14, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: Who's getting the vaccine
Replies: 101
Views: 7045

Re: Who's getting the vaccine

2nd one done and dusted. Don’t feel free. Bring on the booster.
by hobo
Sun Feb 21, 2021 2:28 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 8.
Replies: 449
Views: 29125

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

Misplaced my gas cartridge adaptor. One arriving from amazon in under 24 hours. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nq8mVEx__YQ This one? https://www.amazon.co.uk/RETYLY-Conversion-Adapter-Canister-Convertor/dp/B07SJQKV49/ref=mp_s_a_1_15_sspa?dchild=1&keywords=gas+cartridge+adapter&qid=1613917539&spref...
by hobo
Thu Feb 18, 2021 9:56 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Eat like a Peasant?
Replies: 32
Views: 1825

Re: Eat like a Peasant?

"...things were always got on the tick. What with the Doctors to pay and the rent. That was three shillings and nine pence. I often heard my Mum telling the rent chap "Can you just take half this week?" Some families used to turn the gaslight off and tell their kids to be quiet till the rent chap ha...
by hobo
Thu Feb 18, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Olio
Replies: 7
Views: 520

Re: Olio

It's just taking off round here, as is The Real Junk Food Project https://trjfp.com which provide short dated (and some out of date!) foods. I chair a community fridge, so it's all go!
by hobo
Thu Feb 18, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Eat like a Peasant?
Replies: 32
Views: 1825

Re: Eat like a Peasant?

If you can find a copy, the first part of this book (set in the '20's) by my Uncle is shocking by modern standards. https://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/b ... ving-stan/
I'll transcribe some choice bits if you like...
by hobo
Wed Feb 17, 2021 1:46 pm
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: Who's getting the vaccine
Replies: 101
Views: 7045

Re: Who's getting the vaccine

Had Pfizer this morning. 6 mile stroll. Told I’d be offered a 2nd jab within 12 weeks. Suits me because we’ve decided to carry on as we are until sons get theirs.
Was a lovely experience. Quite emotional. Weird being amongst people!
by hobo
Sun Feb 14, 2021 2:21 pm
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: Who's getting the vaccine
Replies: 101
Views: 7045

Re: Who's getting the vaccine

Got my appointment along with Mrs H on Wednesday. A first step towards the light after 11 months shielding 😀
by hobo
Wed Feb 10, 2021 3:35 pm
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: Who's getting the vaccine
Replies: 101
Views: 7045

Re: Who's getting the vaccine

2 friends, Blackheath, both just turned 60, no underlying health problems, had theirs last week. Hoping for mine within 6 weeks.