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by battybird
Sun Jan 13, 2013 6:11 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: good free stuff on Kindle today
Replies: 3
Views: 796

Re: good free stuff on Kindle today

Thanks, will have a look!
by battybird
Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:38 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: End of an era!
Replies: 4
Views: 605

End of an era!

Today we made the decision to give up our allotment, which we have had in the family for 20 years. Not an easy decision but necessary as something has to give...not enough time for everything in our life at the moment. Really sad in many ways but also it is a relief as it has not had our full attent...
by battybird
Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:26 pm
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: What are you reading?
Replies: 92
Views: 51953

Re: What are you reading?

OKay, well I have just finished "The 100year Old Man who climbed out of a Window and Disappeared". NOT a literary read but amusing and sort of enlightening / revising about world events. And it only cost me 20p to download on my Kindle. Not sure what next read will be but want a book this time...so ...
by battybird
Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:19 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: 2012 review and apologies!
Replies: 12
Views: 2032

Re: 2012 review and apologies!

Well...I think you deserve an absolutely brilliant 2013 AND 2014! :wave:
by battybird
Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:05 pm
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: Batteries
Replies: 4
Views: 2039

Re: Batteries

Thats what I did...and only thought afterwards that it might be a risk :roll:
by battybird
Sun Nov 11, 2012 10:00 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi from Portugal
Replies: 9
Views: 1962

Re: Hi from Portugal

Hi There from a "part time" portugal resident. We commute between Uk whgere I work and Portugal where we relax! Welcome to ishers..loads of ideas here! :wave:
by battybird
Sat Jul 28, 2012 1:19 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello :-) Long time lurker
Replies: 10
Views: 1357

Re: Hello :-) Long time lurker

Hi and welcome!! :wave:
by battybird
Sat Jul 28, 2012 1:18 pm
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: "Self Composting Toilet" or "Bucket and Chuck it"
Replies: 19
Views: 13968

Re: "Self Composting Toilet" or "Bucket and Chuck it"

I had forgotten the "male urine putting off cats" thing! Must remember to offer OH to pee on my mums doorstep which has been plagued by a male cat "marking it! :pukeright:
Sometimes its good when old posts are resurrected, Skippy!
by battybird
Sat Jul 21, 2012 3:17 pm
Forum: What's Going On?
Topic: Little things that really annoy you!
Replies: 238
Views: 49024

Re: Little things that really annoy you!

I My favorite fun is to speak to them as if your really interested, then say oh hang on, the door bells gone, can you hold, leave them for 5 - 10 minutes, then come back, and do it again, one skam selling New York Stock stayed on the phone for 2 hours one dull Friday afternoon at the Office! Ha, th...
by battybird
Sat Jul 21, 2012 3:06 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from South Wales
Replies: 7
Views: 918

Re: Hello from South Wales

Hi Richard from another nurse (semi-retired) Sur you will enjoy this site! :wave:
by battybird
Thu Jun 28, 2012 10:35 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Libretia has landed!
Replies: 6
Views: 744

Re: Libretia has landed!

Hi there, welcome to ishers :wave:
by battybird
Thu Jun 28, 2012 10:19 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: The Great Mosquito War 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2251

Re: The Great Mosquito War 2012

Just found this...http://www.care2.com/greenliving/mosquitoes-easy-greening.html which gives some more ideas. The Vit B6 seems a bit contraversial...those that swear by it and those that dont! The other thing is to check if it is safe if you have pre-exisiting medical conditions. Good luck Fee.fee t...
by battybird
Thu Jun 28, 2012 10:07 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: The Great Mosquito War 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2251

Re: The Great Mosquito War 2012

Pyridoxine..vitamin B6 is supposed to be a good deterrent, but you have to take it long term, a year+ . Suppose this is why marmite works.I had one of those electic zapper bats which was fun but I can never see them...first thing I know is when I start itching or feel the bite! Best thing about the ...
by battybird
Thu Jun 28, 2012 9:41 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Our new venture!
Replies: 20
Views: 2671

Re: Our new venture!

Wouldnt think it was the same place. It looks great! Good luck with everything, Maggie.
by battybird
Wed Jun 13, 2012 7:07 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Thick chickens.........
Replies: 6
Views: 1567

Re: Thick chickens.........

You would think with all that excitement she would have gone off lay!! Glad she is back.