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by Fizzy Izzy
Tue May 15, 2007 11:07 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: 101 things that make life amazing
Replies: 23
Views: 7861

41 That just when you think life has all gone completely pear shaped and could never possibly get any better because its so awful- a miracle happens and you realise that things ain't so bad after all I can totally agree with that - I just had an awful weekend where I felt so low and cried a lot... ...
by Fizzy Izzy
Sat Mar 10, 2007 1:46 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: 101 ways to say cool
Replies: 22
Views: 7335

Re: 101 ways to say cool

I keep cool when I go to bed at night by draping a damp towel over myself for a while. A variation of this - when living in South Korea, I used to dampen my t-shirt before going to bed and that worked well to keep me cool... Now I'm back in the UK, I need some advice on how to get my housemates to ...
by Fizzy Izzy
Sat Mar 10, 2007 1:36 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: 101 uses for a toilet tube insert
Replies: 37
Views: 17266

Make into Christmas crackers :reindeer: and shout BANG! when you pull them (as in The Good Life - I watched that episode last night and very good it was too)
by Fizzy Izzy
Sat Mar 10, 2007 1:00 pm
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: New plastic bags.
Replies: 23
Views: 9745

As a student... I don't have a car or any form of transportation really and so taking supermarket plastic bags is not only bad for the environment but extremely uncomfortable! Walking all the way home the plastic handles dig into your hands and leave horrible red marks. I never even think twice abou...
by Fizzy Izzy
Tue Jan 30, 2007 11:00 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Out of the shadows...
Replies: 9
Views: 1616

Thank you for the lovely welcome :blob4:
by Fizzy Izzy
Sun Jan 28, 2007 7:52 pm
Forum: Bring back the Goodlife - and other Television and Radio related things
Topic: Grow your own veg!-Carol Klein
Replies: 19
Views: 8855

Much better was The Alloment series made by ITV West and avaulable on DVD http://www.allotment.info/ which was far more realistic, showing allotmenteering 'warts and all', failures as well as successes... I'd highly recomend it, sorry if its come up before but I'm new here... Looks interesting! Has...
by Fizzy Izzy
Sun Jan 28, 2007 3:47 pm
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: Advice - what do you look for in a holiday?
Replies: 56
Views: 22095

http://www.seat61.com/ This is a useful site for train travel to almost anywhere. Someone mentioned about taking a baby to Spain... http://www.seat61.com/Europe.htm#Children These are his tips for train travel with children! Hope this helps a little. For what it's worth, I have decided never to fly...
by Fizzy Izzy
Sun Jan 28, 2007 2:08 pm
Forum: Bring back the Goodlife - and other Television and Radio related things
Topic: Grow your own veg!-Carol Klein
Replies: 19
Views: 8855

Millymollymandy wrote:I like Carol Klein but now realise that a whole programme of her can be a bit OTT.
She scared my boyfriend...! I found the programme vaguely interesting but not informative... Probably won't watch again!
by Fizzy Izzy
Sun Jan 28, 2007 1:57 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: House swapping holidays
Replies: 5
Views: 1197

When I was a kid,my family did this several times and always had a positive experience! Since I was one of four kids there wasn't a lot of money and we probably wouldn't have had all the fantastic holidays that we did without house swaps. We went to Holland and Germany and the Czech Republic with ho...
by Fizzy Izzy
Sun Jan 28, 2007 1:41 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Out of the shadows...
Replies: 9
Views: 1616

Out of the shadows...

...or something like that! I've been a 'lurker' on this forum for quite a while, but have decided to introduce myself and start posting now and then! What makes me self-sufficient-ish? Well - not much really, yet. But I do want to be and have started doing the little things, like refusing plastic ba...