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by Flo
Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: The effect of having to lose weight
Replies: 1
Views: 9

The effect of having to lose weight

Needs must for the good of the knees. I'm dreaming of 1st 7 lbs or nearly 16 kg. I went off on a change of life style activity and diet course years back (2012) and the weight has stayed off but the doctor wants more. Apparently the NHS system reckons I should be 9 st 10 lbs (just under 62 kg) - not...
by Flo
Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: The courgette glut
Replies: 4
Views: 58

Re: The courgette glut

It may well come to compost at this rate ....
by Flo
Mon Aug 20, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: The courgette glut
Replies: 4
Views: 58

The courgette glut

How many ways do you know to cook a glut of courgettes? Soup, cake, walnut and hazelnut bake, spiralised, a spicy marrow bake I use with courgettes instead of marrows, grilled, stuffed, pizza .....

And that's after giving them away.
by Flo
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi From Portugal
Replies: 4
Views: 214

Re: Hi From Portugal

Hello Scott. You really are trying to live the self sufficient life style aren't you?
by Flo
Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Tomorrow's World (Computing and Tech)
Topic: That other plastic problem
Replies: 6
Views: 308

Re: That other plastic problem

"They" reckon that the only way to cut down on plastic is to buy less stuff.
by Flo
Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Busy day
Replies: 8
Views: 378

Re: Busy day

Green Aura wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 1:14 pm
I feel like a kid with a chemistry set.
You know a cheese maker with a chemistry set doesn't appeal to my taste buds :laughing5: Hope you don't mind me saying like. :mrgreen:
by Flo
Sun Aug 05, 2018 6:04 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Broccoli
Replies: 2
Views: 127

Re: Broccoli

Never upset a freebie - cosset it and be nice to it. Not often does free happen that is good.
by Flo
Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Growing in 2018 weather
Replies: 11
Views: 634

Re: Growing in 2018 weather

I shan't have anything left for the town show at the start of September.
by Flo
Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: RAIN !!
Replies: 12
Views: 390

Re: RAIN !!

That's a river Weedo? That's bad. We ain't got nowt to complain about here - but we will no doubt.
by Flo
Fri Jul 27, 2018 6:20 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: RAIN !!
Replies: 12
Views: 390

Re: RAIN !!

Mr Odsox is hogging the rain that is forecast for here. We've not had enough to wet an ant's foot despite the forecast - I resorted to major watering on the allotments last night and only produced 6-8 spots of the forecast rain. I believe we've had one day in the recent couple of months.
by Flo
Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: Tomorrow's World (Computing and Tech)
Topic: Phone apps
Replies: 4
Views: 430

Re: Phone apps

I do hate life when something that you have always used on computer/laptop/phone doesn't work when the system or hardware is updated. It's often a reason to sell you something new of course as an extra add on to whatever you have just updated.
by Flo
Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Health and Beauty
Topic: Men plucking their eyebrows!
Replies: 10
Views: 806

Re: Men plucking their eyebrows!

:lol: So Brewtrog is either bald or a hippy and plucked eyebrows aren't a fashion statement in either case
by Flo
Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: What's wrong with fennel?
Replies: 15
Views: 2293

Re: What's wrong with fennel?

Hmm - mo space in the herb area for the herb fennel. Shame.
by Flo
Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Pea harvest
Replies: 3
Views: 244

Re: Pea harvest

You have 3 packets of peas in the freezer? Well done. We're really pushing it to get any to eat never mind freeze.
by Flo
Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Growing in 2018 weather
Replies: 11
Views: 634

Re: Growing in 2018 weather

Hmm - courgettes anyone?