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by ina
Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:32 am
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: High street shops
Replies: 6
Views: 94

Re: High street shops

I suspect that some of the really cheap stuff fell off the back of a lorry... Or is fake, as suggested. My problem with quite a few of the small shops is their opening times! When you work full time, it's often impossible to use the local shops. Closed at 5, and of course on Sunday, which I don't mi...
by ina
Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Does anyone NOT have a television?
Replies: 98
Views: 30020

Re: Does anyone NOT have a television?

Green Aura wrote:
Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:24 pm
I don't re-read anything regularly, but definitely have a few go to's when nothing else fits the bill - anything Jane Austen, Terry Pratchett, Marge Piercy etc. Eclectic tastes for every mood. :lol:
Marge Piercy? I shall have to find out about her... But Jane Austen - yes, definitely another one.
by ina
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Does anyone NOT have a television?
Replies: 98
Views: 30020

Re: Does anyone NOT have a television?

I go with Ina, a good book beats TV anyday; I am one of those people who re-reads and actually wears out books and have to replace them. Yep - so do I. And at the library they've stopped pointing out that "you've read this book already" - so what? If it's a good book, it's worth re-reading. I read ...
by ina
Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Well, poop!
Replies: 5
Views: 276

Re: Well, poop!

And we've not had a drop of rain for weeks... From the bus to Dundee today, I saw several farmers irrigating tatties as well as neeps.
by ina
Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Onions
Replies: 28
Views: 837

Re: Onions

Flo wrote:
Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:01 am
Save the seeds after they flower.
Good idea - will try that next time.
by ina
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Does anyone NOT have a television?
Replies: 98
Views: 30020

Re: Does anyone NOT have a television?

I think people can't cope with peace and quiet these days Ina.I remember one holiday we were on,they had a quiet pool.No music,adults only,bliss! Well it was until a couple plonked themselves onto sunbeds right next to us,then proceeded to turn on a phone,and play music full volume. We've got a nei...
by ina
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Onions
Replies: 28
Views: 837

Re: Onions

Or they just want to show how pretty they can look... :flower:

I sometimes leave some to flower, for the visual effect! :wink:
by ina
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Site Information and Announcements
Topic: No rubbish fortnight
Replies: 80
Views: 29229

Re: No rubbish fortnight

Skippy wrote:
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:23 pm
I use them for rubbish too . Perhaps it's guilt thing but I tend to turn them inside out before filling them.
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by ina
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Does anyone NOT have a television?
Replies: 98
Views: 30020

Re: Does anyone NOT have a television?

Any kind of music would be too much for me - why is it necessary? Would fewer people go swimming if there wasn't any? I doubt it. The way I used to swim - head under water, and up for breathing - any music turns into a constant wail... Like a police car coming ever closer. Bloody horrible. I just am...
by ina
Sun Jun 03, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Does anyone NOT have a television?
Replies: 98
Views: 30020

Re: Does anyone NOT have a television?

I read a lot, you could safely say! As to other hobbies - not really any more, apart from the garden, when I can persuade myself to go out there. My fingers are getting stiff and sometimes painful, so I haven't knitted for many months now. It's also quite pricey... Most hobbies are, so not for the (...
by ina
Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Does anyone NOT have a television?
Replies: 98
Views: 30020

Re: Does anyone NOT have a television?

I still don't have one, and I've even put away my (wind-up) radio, because I realised I hadn't actually had it on for years...
by ina
Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Site Information and Announcements
Topic: No rubbish fortnight
Replies: 80
Views: 29229

Re: No rubbish fortnight

We get one of the s*ds practically each week, always for something we've not heard of and which is probably a scam, and the daftest thing of all is we live within 20 yards of (1) a clothes bank, and (2) a charity shop! I use them for rubbish bags - saves me having to buy the black variety... :roll:
by ina
Wed May 30, 2018 4:16 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Onions
Replies: 28
Views: 837

Re: Onions

It has just occurred to me that Flo and myself are probably the only active members actually growing vegetables now, unlike a few years back when I joined. Times change I suppose. Oy, oy - i grow quite a bit, too! :mrgreen: And since I tend to plant stuff out too late, I have a lot of overwintering...
by ina
Wed May 30, 2018 4:11 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: If you could...would you private jet everywhere?
Replies: 17
Views: 780

Re: If you could...would you private jet everywhere?

Okay, maybe not everywhere... but there are certainly times when flying privately would be so much more convenient than taking a commercial airliner. I just can't stand the long waiting times and the squished seating :? Plus all the loud, annoying folks who ride these planes! But what do you "need"...
by ina
Mon May 21, 2018 4:13 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: If you could...would you private jet everywhere?
Replies: 17
Views: 780

Re: If you could...would you private jet everywhere?

The last time I took a plane it was because the coaches couldn't go, due to snow in the south... That was going to Germany, for a solicitors' appointment during the sale of the family home. Years ago now. I tend to stay put these days. There's no holidays on offer for single people, anyway - hardly ...