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What do you love about being Ish?

Post: # 168095Post mrsmiggins »

I love appreciating the different seasons more :flower:

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:sunny: I love being able to get outside on sunny days. I spent too many years locked up in classrooms followed by too many years locked up in offices, only being able to see the sunshine through a window. It was so (very literally) depressing. For me, being able to go outside whenever I want is pure freedom :brave:
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Post: # 168108Post Millymollymandy »

Spending a back-breaking half an hour every day caterpillar squidging instead of using chemicals. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Being able to prioritise - Having fresh homebaked bread in the morning.... and not bothering to clean the floor.
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Annpan wrote:Being able to prioritise - Having fresh homebaked bread in the morning.... and not bothering to clean the floor.
I'm with you on that one Annpan!
I love sending my kids off to school with their uniforms smelling of nowt but fresh air and their lunch packs full of home made or grown goodies, having the time to spend on gentle pursuits like knitting and spending quality time with my OH
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Post: # 168115Post Russian Doll »

love being able to go out and pick my veg for my coooking frsh from the balconey

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that sometimes up to 3/4 of the food on my plate comes from the allotment, and because of that, knowing i can at least feed myself a vegetarian diet if some peak oil disaster should occur......that i'm not wholy reliant on someone else for my food anymore.

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Post: # 168119Post Green Aura »

Pretty much everything said above, but also, and I think mainly the best bit of being "ish" is that no-one berates me for not being SS/green/eco etc enough!

I recently joined another forum for some more specialist advice. The first response to my question completely missed its point and focused wholly on our still needing to use coal occasionally as a back up.
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Post: # 168136Post mrsflibble »

I cleaned pout my larder last week and realised that other than the dried pulses/fruit/veg/mushrooms in there which could if needed feed us for at least a month or two, I also have a whole two shelves devoted to home made jams, marmalade, pickles and chutneys.
oh how I love my tea, tea in the afternoon. I can't do without it, and I think I'll have another cup very
ve-he-he-he-heryyyyyyy soooooooooooon!!!!

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Post: # 168193Post lovelygreenleaves »

I love reducing my impact on the poor overused Earth, and I love the taste of home grown veg!

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Having taken the plunge and given up the comfort and security of a permanent job, I love the freedom of being able to take breaks between contracts. I've just had six months off work :cheers: and it's been fabulous. OK, so I haven't been on holiday (unless you count three days staying with a friend in North Wales which was brilliant) but then I've just had a six month holiday in my own garden.

Off to work again next week but it's only for three months then I can have another break.

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Post: # 168263Post MuddyWitch »

Being able to do what I want, when I want; (including sitting on ISH on grotty days :lol: )

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Post: # 168265Post mrsflibble »

saving money ;)

being what my hubby calls "hippysmug"

seeing how many GOOD meals i can get out of one pack of turkey boobies.....
oh how I love my tea, tea in the afternoon. I can't do without it, and I think I'll have another cup very
ve-he-he-he-heryyyyyyy soooooooooooon!!!!

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Post: # 168272Post Rosendula »

mrsflibble wrote:seeing how many GOOD meals i can get out of one pack of turkey boobies.....
Eh? What on earth are turkey boobies? :scratch:
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Post: # 168288Post Millymollymandy »

Breasts I imagine. :lol:
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