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by baldowrie
Tue Sep 05, 2006 7:15 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: blackberrying injuries
Replies: 19
Views: 9146

wear body armour next time :lol:

I have planted some thornless ones for myself..the wild ones are there and all the best berries are out of reach and I ain't climbing in to get them!
by baldowrie
Tue Sep 05, 2006 7:10 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Insulation - HELP!
Replies: 4
Views: 2335

They designed to be outside and the water held is not a vast amount, I believe around 9ltrs but I am not sure. It should be insulated inside the covering or around the water tank. If you try and add insulation you will compromise the flue etc. They are also fairly efficient. If they were not they wo...
by baldowrie
Tue Sep 05, 2006 7:04 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Homework
Replies: 35
Views: 15252

I can honestly say that doing homework didn't teach me anything as I spent half the time trying to get someone to help me do it as the teachers had not taught or explained what it was all about.. But what I did get from it was stress. Some of my kids homework in primary one has been colouring..no pu...
by baldowrie
Tue Sep 05, 2006 3:31 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Homework
Replies: 35
Views: 15252

den the cat in answer to a lot of parents don't, are we to be dumbed down like the entire educational proceddure? I think a lot of parents do help their children learn, maybe not in the conventional why. And I have home educated sucessfully for a shot period of time. I also object to the personal qu...
by baldowrie
Tue Sep 05, 2006 12:05 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Homework
Replies: 35
Views: 15252

My kids have so had no homework apart from reading from their new school..and long may it continue. I have no need to read with them as they both pick up books and read them on their own. I don't need to sit and listen to them any more, they find that demeaning. The school want me to sign their read...
by baldowrie
Mon Sep 04, 2006 9:21 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: psoriasis
Replies: 19
Views: 7362

A GP told me that he would love to be able prescribe omega 3 fish oils for his condition as he believed it made it much better
by baldowrie
Mon Sep 04, 2006 1:00 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Self made meals
Replies: 12
Views: 3795

looks good
by baldowrie
Mon Sep 04, 2006 9:32 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: 'Crocodile Hunter' Steve Irwin killed
Replies: 28
Views: 7769

AOL are reporting the barb went into to his heart. If that is true he stood no chance.

He certainly lived life to the full
by baldowrie
Sun Sep 03, 2006 9:58 pm
Forum: Bring back the Goodlife - and other Television and Radio related things
Topic: Did you see T***o advert last night?
Replies: 21
Views: 12356

you only get points on the number of bag that aren't T***o new plastic bags, ie you take 2 you get 2 points. You are also 'encourage' to buy their bags for life, which in the past experience I have had with them they break after the second use. So I impressed them well by taking bags from other well...
by baldowrie
Sat Sep 02, 2006 1:33 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: Wanted: tattie baskets
Replies: 3
Views: 1924

Hi Stoney I have two I believe..I have no need for them. There were in the undergrowth and I haven't looked at the properly but I sure you could do something with them. If you want them you can either come and collect and the kids can have play together or wait util I collect the pork Check my name ...
by baldowrie
Fri Sep 01, 2006 12:25 pm
Forum: Site Information and Announcements
Topic: slow site???
Replies: 5
Views: 3561

We are loving it here Shirley..peace perfect peace!

Will sort out some piccy later..got to go and get ready for a slap up night out!
by baldowrie
Fri Sep 01, 2006 9:08 am
Forum: Site Information and Announcements
Topic: slow site???
Replies: 5
Views: 3561

Shirley, and you do know me (bum not big at the BBQ!) I have been on other site and they are all reporting the same thing. So maybe someone has fed the gremlins after midnight again!
by baldowrie
Tue Aug 29, 2006 10:08 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: have you heard the news- cos i'm mad
Replies: 21
Views: 5867

that would be fine but there are some area where the residents are meet with objections for recycling unless it's collected by the council. I had a compost bin in my garden and my neighbours was constantly complaining to the council that is was smelling etc, which it wasn't. A family of 6 will gener...
by baldowrie
Tue Aug 29, 2006 8:40 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: have you heard the news- cos i'm mad
Replies: 21
Views: 5867

2 things wrong with what you are saying Andy, although I don't generate a lot of waste.

1) if people pay per weight then refuse collection needs to be removed from council tax

2) to avoid extra payment more people will fly tip