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by liskeardjane
Mon Mar 08, 2010 2:47 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: German version ?
Replies: 8
Views: 876

Re: German version ?

Is there a French version? lots of people from France on this forum..........plus............i have 'holiday' french which means i can understand 10% of what i read, which is more than my German!!!! :oops:
by liskeardjane
Mon Mar 08, 2010 12:49 pm
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: What do you do to save energy?
Replies: 23
Views: 9154

Re: What do you do to save energy?

wear more clothes - have less heating if it's yellow.............. save bath water to water the garden, wash the car only use the car for essential trips commute by bike go on camping holidays in the UK heat the house with waste wood wear recycled clothes turn the lights off dont leave things on sta...
by liskeardjane
Mon Mar 08, 2010 12:13 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Another name
Replies: 13
Views: 1187

Re: Another name

Brilliant thread!!! i thought it was only my parents!!! they tell me how to grow things even though I've been giving them veggies for years!!!! for heaven's sake! and my in laws call me a 'stingy bleep' because we don't waste money we don't have! i don't worry about the thoughts of people who don't ...
by liskeardjane
Mon Mar 08, 2010 12:08 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: productive day :-)
Replies: 4
Views: 744

Re: productive day :-)

I love days like that, I've been ill all weekend and I'm limping around today trying to kid myself that i feel better and my greatest achievement is getting some washing on the line! I've just about managed to get some cleaning done and I'll struggle to get the recycling done!!! it's good to do it t...
by liskeardjane
Thu Mar 04, 2010 6:35 am
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: HANGING CLOTHES TO DRY / news article.
Replies: 81
Views: 11289

Re: HANGING CLOTHES TO DRY / news article.

If they moan about pants on the line what about my washing line I had when my kids were babies? 12 nappies a day, 8 reusable breast pads, 8 washable 'maternity' pads and the t shirts that needed washing three times a day from leaking milk!!!! and as there's one born every minute!!!!! that's a lot of...
by liskeardjane
Mon Mar 01, 2010 3:21 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: The After Midnight Club
Replies: 46
Views: 3629

Re: The After Midnight Club

full moon, raving pmt and husband snoring has driven me out of my bed!!! nice to know other people are up and pacing too :dontknow: :dontknow:
by liskeardjane
Fri Feb 26, 2010 10:01 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Breech baby
Replies: 27
Views: 6674

Re: Breech baby

my daughter was a full term, breach natural home birth - I just refused any other way, it does mean a laid down delivery and two midwives as the baby has to be carefully guided out or they can be born with whip lash - my daughter is now 17 - it was a much easier delivery than head first! and I pulle...
by liskeardjane
Mon Feb 22, 2010 9:56 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Polytunnel
Replies: 14
Views: 3892

Re: Polytunnel

Hi richie robins, it hasn't really cost me anything - i sold stuff i no longer need on ebay to buy something i do need like a greenhouse -
by liskeardjane
Mon Feb 22, 2010 8:02 pm
Forum: Eco Products and Innovations
Topic: Your top 5 products/Innovations
Replies: 50
Views: 23068

Re: Your top 5 products/Innovations

mooncup - saved me a fortune reusable washable knicker pads bread machine - still going strong after eight years and chemical free bread daily my bike - I love it! the train to work! water butts charity shops - everyone's a winner the library - freecycle ebay - kind of recycling and saves me money b...
by liskeardjane
Mon Feb 22, 2010 7:51 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Does anyone here wash all their clothes by hand?
Replies: 25
Views: 5321

Re: Does anyone here wash all their clothes by hand?

I really don't know whether I should share this? I only have a bath on Saturday (no worries I wash all week) and after I get out of the bath, in goes the clothes, I get in, still no clothes and jump all over them!!!! I might chuck in some washing soda and find it softens my feet too. I'll then give ...
by liskeardjane
Mon Feb 22, 2010 7:45 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: what's in y'pots?
Replies: 5
Views: 940

Re: what's in y'pots?

I've just planted a rhubarb in a pot, it was given to me and it's in the summer house as we have bad weather a head and i'm worried it looks young and tender - i'll harden it off later.
by liskeardjane
Mon Feb 22, 2010 7:43 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Polytunnel
Replies: 14
Views: 3892

Re: Polytunnel

thanks for the stories - sorry the green house blew down! - on that note, I will make some guy lines and weight all around the edge with old bricks and hang things off the frame if it can take any weight at all, it's ordered and it'll be up within a few weeks so I'll keep you informed, thanks for th...
by liskeardjane
Sun Feb 21, 2010 6:56 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Latest projects
Replies: 16
Views: 3384

Re: Latest projects

really glad the market went well, i too love the double planter what a good space saving idea
by liskeardjane
Sun Feb 21, 2010 6:54 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: When did you pack your hospital bag?
Replies: 15
Views: 1684

Re: When did you pack your hospital bag?

Pack it now ready, leave it where you keep reminding your self where it is, and I would rehearse the route you're going to take, especially in rush hour - find your way around the hospital and know where you need to go and how to get passed security in the middle of the night. Have change ready for ...
by liskeardjane
Sun Feb 21, 2010 4:45 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Polytunnel
Replies: 14
Views: 3892

Re: Polytunnel

Hi contadino - money is tight but time is tighter so I will not be making anything myself - I'm going to risk it and order one, get the pots and raised bed going inside so they warm up to grow toms and cucumbers and chillis