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by homegrown
Thu Dec 23, 2010 12:18 pm
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: Peak Oil
Replies: 49
Views: 6398

Re: Peak Oil

In so many ways everyone is right, ofcourse to reduce the need for fossil fuels we would also need to stop that dangerous president that is appearing all over the world... Global Market. We need to feed quality organic sustainable food to our own people before exporting it to other countries, in NZ ...
by homegrown
Tue Dec 21, 2010 8:23 pm
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: Peak Oil
Replies: 49
Views: 6398

Re: Peak Oil

The thing about peak oil is that it has been so carefully managed by the oil companies that many of the western world is oblivious to the fact that it happened. But the worst thing of all is that they insist on telling us that plastic is the way to go. In New Zealand its just remarkable at what goes...
by homegrown
Mon Dec 20, 2010 9:57 pm
Forum: Health and Beauty
Topic: L5 S1 spine injury
Replies: 30
Views: 5105

Re: L5 S1 spine injury

I'm glad you got some answers Sky - I had a feeling that's what the MRI would say. Do you have to have both of the discs actually removed, or just have a discectomy done (which is where they take the part of the disc off that is bulging onto the nerves - this is what I had done twice). If it's cover...
by homegrown
Thu Dec 16, 2010 9:37 pm
Forum: Health and Beauty
Topic: L5 S1 spine injury
Replies: 30
Views: 5105

Re: L5 S1 spine injury

Oh Sky, I really feel for you hon...I know exactly what you are going through as I've been through it all too. I know its no consolation, but maybe use some women's products (if you know what I mean!) which will help. Definitely try taking the concoction I suggested yesterday as it will help with yo...
by homegrown
Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:45 pm
Forum: Health and Beauty
Topic: L5 S1 spine injury
Replies: 30
Views: 5105

Re: L5 S1 spine injury

Hi Sky - Mrs Homegrown here - Gail! DH asked me if I would send a greeting your way as I too have had the same problems you are facing - twice in fact! Four years ago while 21wks pregnant with our No 2, I had a 4WD injury whereby I was getting into a friends 4WD, it was wet, I slipped, I covered my ...
by homegrown
Tue Dec 14, 2010 9:46 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Happy and merry....
Replies: 10
Views: 792

Re: Happy and merry....

Mandy, it's/was twelve days to chrstmas how can that be early, we just held a sustainable christmas evening and one thing we and all the guest seem to agree on was that to be sustainable Christmas cannot be left to the last minute but spread throughout the year. I know thats most likely to stressful...
by homegrown
Sat Dec 11, 2010 8:09 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Wind generator
Replies: 4
Views: 937

Wind generator

A friend of mine wants to build himself a wind generator for his house does anyone have any DIY plans for one that they could email me

cheers Homegrown
by homegrown
Sat Dec 11, 2010 8:07 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Happy and merry....
Replies: 10
Views: 792

Happy and merry....

Salutations to all and may you have a merry christmas, happy hanaka, or what ever other celebratory event you celebrate at this time of of the year. May all your plants and children grow tall and strong, may all your fruits come to fuit and all your plans to fruition.. and have a happy hugh-ful new ...
by homegrown
Tue Dec 07, 2010 8:43 am
Forum: Pets
Topic: How do I get my cat to stop peeing on my couch?
Replies: 16
Views: 3881

Re: How do I get my cat to stop peeing on my couch?

get rid of the couch
by homegrown
Tue Dec 07, 2010 8:43 am
Forum: How do I??
Topic: ... turn an old caravan into a greenhouse?
Replies: 7
Views: 1861

Re: ... turn an old caravan into a greenhouse?

I'd convert the piggery into the greenhouse and turn the caravan into a playhouse for the kids, an escape room for yourself of a shed for OH.
by homegrown
Mon Nov 29, 2010 9:57 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: 10 things I've done that you probably haven't
Replies: 148
Views: 18758

Re: 10 things I've done that you probably haven't

I don't know if I have done ten but here goes

1. got drunk with renee gayer
2. met Billy joel Back stage after rescuing a damsel from a fight in the audience
3. jumped off a waterfall (it twas an accident)
4. eaten pan-fried rams testicles
5. been a butler in a private gentlemans club
by homegrown
Mon Nov 22, 2010 2:41 am
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: my recycled greehouse
Replies: 8
Views: 3183

Re: my recycled greehouse

well done, more people should do the same instead of buying plastic non fantastics
by homegrown
Sat Nov 20, 2010 2:37 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: How do you use Milk Kefir?
Replies: 7
Views: 798

Re: How do you use Milk Kefir?

We drink the kefir that we make up to help with digestion, but you can also make a cheese with it as well
by homegrown
Wed Nov 17, 2010 10:33 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Creeping back...
Replies: 9
Views: 874

Re: Creeping back...

Welcome back :wave: PL sorry to hear about your plot, have you thought about the landshare website (I assume it's still going) you could maybe find someone with land to share close by or maybe approach your local council or church to see if they have a piece of unused land you could take over, eithe...
by homegrown
Sun Nov 14, 2010 9:31 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: weird and wonderful quotes
Replies: 58
Views: 5069

Re: weird and wonderful quotes

The only thing more important than not being a slave to money is having enough money so as not to be a slave to poverty to the rich poverty is having to go without wants, to the poor poverty is having to go without necessities the five necessities of life... Food... Shelter... Wine... Women... and s...