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by sara
Sun Aug 31, 2008 5:23 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Town, city, village or what its only me and the cat
Replies: 39
Views: 2241

Re: Town, city, village or what its only me and the cat

:flower: Hi ya well I live in the inner city of London in the smallest bedsit ever , but originally from Lincolnshire I miss the fens and wolds where my grandad was a farm foreman , he had to use chemicals on his bosses land but his own garden was organic from back in the 50's, he simply believed an...
by sara
Sat Aug 30, 2008 9:57 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: wanted: soaps, shampoos etc
Replies: 3
Views: 834

Re: wanted: soaps, shampoos etc

:flower: hiya i just wondered how do you make homemade soap and what ingredients do you need? it like to give it a go. :mrgreen:
by sara
Fri Aug 29, 2008 9:21 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Balcony and Window Boxes
Replies: 18
Views: 2509

Re: Balcony and Window Boxes

:flower: AXJ love your balcony pics its good to see that your neighbours are doing a spot of urban gardening too! as for those sunflower seeds I just throw mine into the soil any old way up/down and they are fine !! but my neighbours sunflowers are taller, oh bother. :geek:
by sara
Fri Aug 29, 2008 9:10 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: restoring sad looking wooden furniture...
Replies: 14
Views: 2045

Re: restoring sad looking wooden furniture...

:flower: hello if you wanted to re varnish after you have stripped old varnish try www.ecopaints.com (they sell varnish as well as paint) :cat: ps your desk sounds nice I have lots of second hand furniture recovered , repainted, revamped etc etc and it is true old funiture is alot more sturdy, long ...
by sara
Fri Aug 29, 2008 8:59 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from London
Replies: 13
Views: 1206

Re: Hello from London

Hello Stripy :flower: we live in London too in the smallest bedsit possible ! I bet your window boxes will look fab we have a very small strip of concrete outside the back door !! and yet we have lettuce (in cut down milk cartons , painted it mad colours) and radishes, tomatoes, endives, herbs,pok c...
by sara
Fri Aug 29, 2008 8:44 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: O U course
Replies: 31
Views: 1991

Re: O U course

:flower: Hello Well done with starting an ou course I am in my 5th year of a :sunny: English Literature Degree with the OU it is really hard work esp when you work full time ( for Barts and The London Hospital) but it is well worth it I cant wait to graduate and look daft it that gown ! Go for it !
by sara
Mon Aug 25, 2008 6:23 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: No TV for a while
Replies: 32
Views: 3116

Re: No TV for a while

:flower: Hello, When we first moved to London we were skint so never watched TV for a year (no licence) we did eventually get a TV licence but I still only watch about 1 programme a day.(gardening,property,DIY programmes being my favourite) My friends think I am mad but it is rather a running joke n...