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by Paul_C
Sat Jan 07, 2012 9:01 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Foraging goals for 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 3653

Re: Foraging goals for 2012

additional

to catch more lobsters this year.


nearly had 2 this morning but after they were coaxed from the holes they lived in they took one look at me, realised what i wanted and legged it. .
by Paul_C
Sat Jan 07, 2012 2:23 am
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Foraging goals for 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 3653

Re: Foraging goals for 2012

for me its more mushrooming with a better guide book.

and also simply extending my known network of locations a bit further.
by Paul_C
Fri Dec 30, 2011 12:14 am
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: Sails
Replies: 8
Views: 4093

Re: Sails

in thoery with a little triming and some large eyeletyou could make a hanging sofa kind of thing cut into a rectangle, eyelets at the corners suspend from a pair of chains, to the eyelets which make the back rest,then another bit of cabling ro chain/decent rope to the front corners but pulled tight....
by Paul_C
Thu Dec 29, 2011 9:59 pm
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: Sails
Replies: 8
Views: 4093

Re: Sails

something you could consider is using a jib for a hanging chair, the head of the sail suspended at the top, and the bottom corners being suspended to it to create a bowl effect to lounge in.
by Paul_C
Fri Dec 23, 2011 10:35 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Carer wanted by anxiety-disorder sufferer
Replies: 15
Views: 1542

Re: Carer wanted by anxiety-disorder sufferer

contact your GP, speak to the local mental healthcare trust and social services to see what is avalible. i have a support worker who is fantastic. (he aids me in stuff not a care giver, its nice to just go out and have a brew and a chat with someone who doesnt judge but instead treats you like a per...
by Paul_C
Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:35 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: A moan about M0rris0ns...
Replies: 13
Views: 1492

Re: A moan about M0rris0ns...

that looks uterly vile. nowt like the packaging at all. return it, kick up a majour stink, and get soem freebees off them as well.
by Paul_C
Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:37 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Worst Xmas product
Replies: 20
Views: 1580

Re: Worst Xmas product

if i get chance i will shove upa picture of the Xmas amombination which resides in one of the main roads in torquay.


some bugger has set off a jingle bomb in his garden and god soes it look auwful.

ill do a picture if i can manage staring into the sun like effect of all the taty light things.
by Paul_C
Tue Dec 13, 2011 2:02 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Is it possible to DIY fit a woodburner?
Replies: 23
Views: 4869

Re: Is it possible to DIY fit a woodburner?

if it is a housing accosiation one then ask them. cause they may not like the idea of you punching holes in walls for the flue, or having a solid fuel burning at all.
by Paul_C
Thu Dec 08, 2011 12:19 pm
Forum: What's Going On?
Topic: Stimulating the Economy
Replies: 34
Views: 8823

Re: Stimulating the Economy

Well, I'm of the opinion that we're already past the peak of conventional oil production, and that the economic troubles of the last few years are a reflection of that. We're into the zone now where supply is fundamentally constrained by geology, so price is a function of demand, and that demand is...
by Paul_C
Wed Dec 07, 2011 7:10 pm
Forum: What's Going On?
Topic: Stimulating the Economy
Replies: 34
Views: 8823

Re: Stimulating the Economy

its not a subsidy its a reduction in the crippling tax we pay on fuels and also fixing the price to prevent (as is occuring at the moment in the UK) price fixing by the biggest players. global oil prices drop we end up paying more, never less. electricity has been increasing at massive rates simply ...
by Paul_C
Tue Dec 06, 2011 12:01 pm
Forum: Tomorrow's World (Computing and Tech)
Topic: Slow Computer?Any idea's?
Replies: 14
Views: 8924

Re: Slow Computer?Any idea's?

run a memory checker to analyise the RAM. chips do go bad.
by Paul_C
Mon Dec 05, 2011 6:24 pm
Forum: Tomorrow's World (Computing and Tech)
Topic: Slow Computer?Any idea's?
Replies: 14
Views: 8924

Re: Slow Computer?Any idea's?

some things which i do regularly 1) hit CNTRL ALT DEL and look at the list of SYSTEM programs are running. the second tab. you want as few as possible alot of programs like skype, run in the background so they open faster then if they wernt. they are not essential. look down the list and goodle the ...
by Paul_C
Fri Dec 02, 2011 9:00 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Paraffin
Replies: 4
Views: 760

Re: Paraffin

also most garages which sell whole fuels like coal or logs normaly sell it as well
by Paul_C
Mon Nov 21, 2011 3:32 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Bike shed & Beer crates from Pallets
Replies: 19
Views: 12117

Re: Bike shed & Beer crates from Pallets

hmmmm this shall definatly be something for me to look at for me. 40 bottles of beer to store and move at the moment with a definate plan to be adding to it very soon (as in starting the brewing tomorrow for another 30 odd pints) and my parents have a nice big pile of wood left froma new fence they ...
by Paul_C
Thu Nov 17, 2011 7:34 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Midnight Farm Recycling Project. -A house for free?
Replies: 7
Views: 1157

Re: Midnight Farm Recycling Project. -A house for free?

if i were doing this i would want to have a proper old fasoned cold store instead of a fridge as a larder store area. plenty of space and shelves for jars of stuff kept at a low temp. just needs a good fitting door to ensure that the cold stays where its ment to be. in one place i lived the entrance...