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by JulieSherris
Tue Jul 29, 2008 9:22 pm
Forum: Health and Beauty
Topic: eco menstrual stuff - boring for men
Replies: 133
Views: 32392

Re: eco menstrual stuff - boring for men

Oh, I'm such a proud mum today! My 18yr old has just been for a visit for a week - she's suffered with her periods for the last 2 years.... on one week, off for a few days, on again for a week... etc etc.... Anyway, I use a mooncup, so don't keep tampons or towels in the house. I have also just boug...
by JulieSherris
Tue Jul 29, 2008 8:58 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: new to the internet!
Replies: 16
Views: 1326

Re: new to the internet!

Hi PBF, and welcome!

I hang my head with shame...... maybe it's the way my mum used to cook courgettes, but I've never liked them... :oops:

Maybe I should try some new recipes & give them a good go!
Julie
by JulieSherris
Tue Jul 29, 2008 8:55 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from Wales
Replies: 14
Views: 1404

Re: Hello from Wales

Hi Ellie, You're so lucky to have rhubarb! I planted some this year & our new Basset puppy decided that he loves to roll all across the leaves - they are now crushed..... :cry: They will probably be great next year - but now we're moving, so the new tenants will benefit! Ratty - do a little bit of r...
by JulieSherris
Tue Jul 29, 2008 8:45 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: A Big 'Howaya' from Ireland!
Replies: 16
Views: 2200

Re: A Big 'Howaya' from Ireland!

Just a quick update..... (This is more for me really - until I actually see it written down, I'm not sure I quite believe it!!) We got our mortgage!! Woohoo! We first applied to the AIB, who messed up the application spectacularly, & put us in for a 100% type - and in Ireland, it's nigh impossible t...
by JulieSherris
Tue Jul 22, 2008 1:31 pm
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: chicken carcasses
Replies: 21
Views: 5155

Re: chicken carcasses

Hee hee, Starchild.... after reading your last post, I couldn't help but start to giggle....... We are surrounded by fields where we are & have a little copse at the foot of the garden, where next door's cows often roam. On the top of our wall, I have several seed trays screwed down & this is where ...
by JulieSherris
Tue Jul 22, 2008 10:59 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: A Big 'Howaya' from Ireland!
Replies: 16
Views: 2200

Re: A Big 'Howaya' from Ireland!

Thank you all for the welcomes! Nice to see other folks from the green country on here too! A quick update..... the post has just been - just the leccy bill! :angryfire: Oh, I am SO impatient.... how I ever manage to grow my veggies & flowers, I'll never know, 'cos when I do something, I want the re...
by JulieSherris
Tue Jul 22, 2008 10:50 am
Forum: Site Information and Announcements
Topic: The daily telegraph - freeganism
Replies: 29
Views: 7174

Re: The daily telegraph - freeganism

I don't get the attitudes of some folks....... I don't consider myself to be 'above' any other person, or indeed 'below' in the so-called class system - I'm the daughter of a single mother (although I'm 47 now!) and of working class, although I had a good education, trained as a nurse & in later yea...
by JulieSherris
Mon Jul 21, 2008 6:33 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: A Big 'Howaya' from Ireland!
Replies: 16
Views: 2200

Re: A Big 'Howaya' from Ireland!

Wow.... a black & white beer can house - now there's a thought - do you think Guinness would sponsor us & donate the land for it to go on? :lol: I thought I could use them on strings & around the veggie patch when it's started, the clinking & clanging might keep the deer & birds off.... but the beer...
by JulieSherris
Mon Jul 21, 2008 7:25 am
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: State funeral for Thatcher?
Replies: 39
Views: 5418

Re: State funeral for Thatcher?

I respectfully pop my head above the parapet...... My hubby has always been, and is even now, deeply in love with Maggie.... sigh.... he has even said in the past that he wanted to have her babies, such is his love! :lol: Yep, I too voted for her when I was fresh faced 18yr old & barely old enough t...
by JulieSherris
Mon Jul 21, 2008 7:11 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello Self Sufficient People! I'm from Arkansas
Replies: 10
Views: 948

Re: Hello Self Sufficient People! I'm from Arkansas

Turkeys! How wonderful! Let us know how they progress. I mentioned to my 4 yr old granddaughter the other day that we too could have a few turkeys - conversation goes as follows: Me: We could have a few turkeys too - think how nice xmas dinner would be this year! Her: Ooohh, nanny - what about fish ...
by JulieSherris
Mon Jul 21, 2008 7:05 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: A Big 'Howaya' from Ireland!
Replies: 16
Views: 2200

Re: A Big 'Howaya' from Ireland!

Thank you for the welcome! Until these last few days, I never realised just how 'eco-aware' I really am already in some areas & then again, in other areas, I really let the side down..... :shock: (Think 'tumble dryer!) Now, my hubby would like to start making home brews of some description, but at t...
by JulieSherris
Sun Jul 20, 2008 7:40 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Chickens For Meat? - Cost/Breed/Feed?
Replies: 42
Views: 17495

Re: Chickens For Meat? - Cost/Breed/Feed?

Hi IoB, I've just joined the site here, so apologies for not posting this a few weeks back! Have you tried Midland Poultry? We are in Co Galway & about to embark on a moving house adventure, & then gearing up for chickens, veg & goodness knows what else, so I did a bit of research first & got this c...
by JulieSherris
Sun Jul 20, 2008 12:01 am
Forum: Health and Beauty
Topic: eco menstrual stuff - boring for men
Replies: 133
Views: 32392

Re: eco menstrual stuff - boring for men

I bought a Mooncup a year ago, & am I SO glad I did! Apart from the eco benefits and the cost advantages, I now find that I don't spend a week a month dreading the onset of my period, a week having a period & a further week getting over the fact that every pair of nix ('bout 4 pairs a day) had to be...
by JulieSherris
Sat Jul 19, 2008 11:40 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: A Big 'Howaya' from Ireland!
Replies: 16
Views: 2200

A Big 'Howaya' from Ireland!

Hi Everyone, I am SO glad to have found the site! We moved from the UK (Blackpool of all places!) to live in Co Galway in the west of Ireland last year. After renting a gorgeous brand new house on an acre of lawn, we are in the process of buying an older bungalow on 2 acres, that comes complete with...