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by tiggy
Mon Jul 07, 2008 7:41 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: People's reactions to what we see as "normal"
Replies: 82
Views: 5776

Re: People's reactions to what we see as "normal"

We are normal its them others :lol: truthfully I can never understand fashion,womens clothes,stupid shoes and make up.T shirts that dont even tuck in because they are too short and they cost more than mens :? dresses and skirts never wear them, have one long skirt I was given but not yet worn. Wish ...
by tiggy
Mon Jul 07, 2008 7:30 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: 101 non-swear words
Replies: 109
Views: 57886

Re: 101 non-swear words

Flaming Ada!
by tiggy
Mon Jul 07, 2008 7:24 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Washing machine - 40 vs 30 degrees?
Replies: 36
Views: 4626

Re: Washing machine - 40 vs 30 degrees?

Hi LBR, yes oldies like me are into washing lines and outside drying. I was given a tumble dryer 20 years ago never used it and gave it away to somebody else who needed it more. White vinegar goes in all my final rinses as it helps to get soap residues out and keep the machine sweet. Ecover laundry ...
by tiggy
Mon Jul 07, 2008 6:53 pm
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: allotment attacks
Replies: 25
Views: 3394

Re: allotment attacks

Im horrified by how much yoof get away with,I have been pelted with bricks by kids of that sort of age and Iam heartily fed up of the the amount they get away with.I truly dont think the modern methods of dealing with these problem families work.There is some lousy parenting out there and the diet o...
by tiggy
Sun Jul 06, 2008 8:18 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Washing machine - 40 vs 30 degrees?
Replies: 36
Views: 4626

Re: Washing machine - 40 vs 30 degrees?

Clothes fine at 30 but I always wash teatowels and dishcloths at 95 .this also keeps the machine clean and i dont get any problems with sludge and goo build up. cant make my mind up on towels,always used to do them at 60 but have been mixing them in the 30 wash for a while. intend to try the teatowe...
by tiggy
Sun Jul 06, 2008 8:06 pm
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: Empty Freezer Drawers
Replies: 10
Views: 3056

Re: Empty Freezer Drawers

I always make batches of the "usual suspects" like chilli , curry ,bolognaise sauce and hearty soups and freeze in the handy plastic boxes from the local chinese.I also freeze leftovers and leftover scraps of uncooked pastry making something when i get enough collected.Boris makes a weeks worth of b...
by tiggy
Sun Jul 06, 2008 7:53 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Say Hello to Dot, Mo and Flo....
Replies: 5
Views: 1062

Re: Say Hello to Dot, Mo and Flo....

lucky you ,lucky hens too.Still trying to persuade my OH that his life is not complete without chickens.
by tiggy
Sun Jul 06, 2008 7:49 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Water butt problem
Replies: 7
Views: 1144

Re: Water butt problem

I got given a diverter so it will no doubt star in the plumbers nightmare along with extra hose. your setup sounds good Zoe but alas no pond for me. it is "on the you are not having "list as defined by my OH along with chickens and an old landrover.I will have to drag out all the plastic bits spare ...
by tiggy
Sun Jul 06, 2008 7:41 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Water butt problem
Replies: 7
Views: 1144

Re: Water butt problem

hi pumpy, the down spout drops straight down the corner of the house to the main drain via the usual trap arrangement.if there was room to stand the butt next to it and still get wheelbarrow past then i could just fit the diverter kit and all would be simple. alas a small immovable wall holding back...
by tiggy
Sat Jul 05, 2008 8:41 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Water butt problem
Replies: 7
Views: 1144

Water butt problem

I have been given a waterbutt,fished out of the canal by a mate of mine.trouble is the path down the side of the house is narrow and very near wall so I will have to set this up some way from the downspout.Has anybody here had a similar situation and if so how did you solve it. also has anybody any ...
by tiggy
Tue Jul 01, 2008 8:58 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Bloody fireworks
Replies: 7
Views: 995

Re: Bloody fireworks

fireworks not my favorite things at all,if only they were kept for once ayear and organised displays only.
by tiggy
Fri Jun 27, 2008 7:58 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Pressure Cooker recommendations?
Replies: 3
Views: 883

Re: Pressure Cooker recommendations?

My mother gave me hers because she didnt get on with it,Boris has managed a spectacular gravy fountain all over the cooker and has threatened it with an engineered solution. It does seem a bit tempermental compared to my old aluminium one which I parted with because of concerns about aluminium in co...
by tiggy
Fri Jun 27, 2008 7:44 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: down at the allotment and in the garden what are you up to
Replies: 695
Views: 122301

Re: down at the allotment and in the garden what are you up to

waiting for my first courgettes and hoping runner beans and broad beans will grow well.I cannot persuade the :cat: to guard them though, I had hoped he would sleep by the runners and scare the pigeons away but setee is better :lol:
by tiggy
Tue Jun 10, 2008 10:21 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: freezing elderflowers?
Replies: 1
Views: 1675

freezing elderflowers?

has anybody tried freezing elderflowers to use in recipes later in theyear. I think i will try an experiment but would love to know if anybody else has tried and what the results were
by tiggy
Tue Jun 10, 2008 10:16 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: elderflower crawling with minuscule bugs!
Replies: 23
Views: 9661

I was going to ask about freezing elderflowers as I fancy making elderflower flavoured cider.I had the thunderfly thing and any that didnt hike up the side of the bowl and get collected on a teatowel have gone in the brew. Shades of dead rats in minature. didnt notice any off flavours when i syphone...