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by Meanqueen
04 Feb 2008, 10:51
Forum: Vegetable and Fruit Gardening
Topic: Biodynamic food
Replies: 15
Views: 3606

I'm with Mo on this one, the bit about using animal intestines, and bladder of deer, made me feel sick. I already eat a healthy diet, (apart from an odd muffin), and luckily I am healthy for my age, what I want to know is will it give me an few extra years, it didn't say! We already have access to p...
by Meanqueen
04 Feb 2008, 10:20
Forum: Vegetable and Fruit Gardening
Topic: seed potatoes & onion sets
Replies: 23
Views: 5721

Thanks for all that info on spuds, I bought some Maris Piper from the market. They were £2.50 per kilo, so to try them I got just under at £1.80, I had to carry them in my rucksack. They are now in the sun on the window sill. I will go back and get some of a different kind. I am going to try them ...
by Meanqueen
03 Feb 2008, 19:08
Forum: Frugality and Self-Reliance
Topic: car booting, selling and buying
Replies: 6
Views: 2214

car booting, selling and buying

Hi everyone, I've been selling my tat at a car boot sale today, made the grand total of £39, which wasn't bad considering there was only 7 stalls, and not many customers. Still, it was somewhere warm to sit for a few hours, inside a community centre. I called in at the BIG supermarket on the way ho...
by Meanqueen
03 Feb 2008, 18:48
Forum: Just for Pets
Topic: pet names!
Replies: 41
Views: 13273

my cats

I might as well join in. Ginger tom with white bib and white paws called BugsyBaby Bugalugs. My friend asked me if I wanted a kitten because she knew a woman who was not looking after him properly. I had recently come out of a messy relationship and was feeling pretty grotty, so I said, OK, I'll hav...
by Meanqueen
01 Feb 2008, 20:10
Forum: Frugality and Self-Reliance
Topic: nine hours left
Replies: 17
Views: 7200

I used to love University Challenge years ago when Bamber Gascoigne was the questionmaster, I thought he was lovely. When I drive I listen to radio 4 and 5 all the time, some interesting stuff on there, and the Archers is my soap. I've heard B & Q are getting busy next week, I might be called in...
by Meanqueen
01 Feb 2008, 19:58
Forum: Frugality and Self-Reliance
Topic: Website
Replies: 20
Views: 7820

It's a good site, but I don't know why that woman said it is harder if you are on your own, I think it is easier. We were brought up to clear our plates, and that is what I have always done, I eat everything I buy, even if that means I have the same meal three nights in a row just to use something u...
by Meanqueen
01 Feb 2008, 00:47
Forum: Frugality and Self-Reliance
Topic: nine hours left
Replies: 17
Views: 7200

Thank you all for your positive remarks, I have just switched off, 25 minutes early!!! I am fed up of the reality shows, fat people trying to get thin, tone deaf people trying to sing, people locked up in a house - on an island, wife swapping, people stripping off, cleaning mucky houses, cops chasin...
by Meanqueen
31 Jan 2008, 16:11
Forum: Frugality and Self-Reliance
Topic: nine hours left
Replies: 17
Views: 7200

nine hours left

Hi It's countdown time, just under 9 hours till my TV licence runs out, and I am not renewing. At the first stroke of midnight the TV is going to be packed away, and I am going to open a can of cider to celebrate my freedom, yippeeeee. I previously didn't have a tele for many years, and my friend bo...
by Meanqueen
31 Jan 2008, 15:41
Forum: Frugality and Self-Reliance
Topic: shampoo - the end of the bottle
Replies: 13
Views: 4783

I have just looked at the back of my shampoo bottle, it says 'Apply a generous amount of shampoo to wet hair, massage thoroughly, rinse, and repeat if necessary'. My version is, 'Apply a minute dribble of shampoo to wet hands, rub hands together, apply to wet hair, if not enough foam, repeat, then r...
by Meanqueen
28 Jan 2008, 22:59
Forum: Handicrafts and other Hobbies
Topic: Coaster crazy
Replies: 1
Views: 2163

Coaster crazy

I love riding roller coasters. My last boyfriend was a member of the Roller Coaster Club of Great Britain, we went on the club trips, as well as our own visits to theme parks. We went to the USA with the club and did 17 theme parks in 15 days, crazy. My favourite was Millennium Force at Cedar Point ...
by Meanqueen
27 Jan 2008, 20:02
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: welfare advice please
Replies: 9
Views: 1877

Thank you, I will ring the RSPCA tomorrow, I will feel better knowing that someone with more experience than me will go and take a look. I thought they would have to dispose of the dead birds properly, it's horrible in that plastic bin. It is a young lad who is supposed to look after them, I spoke t...
by Meanqueen
27 Jan 2008, 10:34
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: welfare advice please
Replies: 9
Views: 1877

welfare advice please

Hi. I don't know much about keeping chickens, but it is all very interesting, Could I ask a question? I go dog walking around a fishing lake, the people who own the lake bring 2 caravans to live in during the summer months, then have to remove them in the autumn, limited planning permission, they li...
by Meanqueen
25 Jan 2008, 12:04
Forum: Handicrafts and other Hobbies
Topic: I play sax in a big band!
Replies: 8
Views: 4282

Ooooohhhh, I LURV BIG BANDS and I LURV GLEN MILLER, I'm starting to jig in my seat.
Ilona
by Meanqueen
24 Jan 2008, 10:50
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: My sandwiches - marks for presentation please
Replies: 10
Views: 3252

food glorious food

Hi, I really shouldn't be sitting here browsing, no driving at the moment, so I need to look at alternative ways of making some money. I hate food waste as well, I eat everything I buy, and any free stuff lying around. I have been known to pick over the remnants of my friends meals when they have pu...
by Meanqueen
24 Jan 2008, 10:18
Forum: Vegetable and Fruit Gardening
Topic: seed potatoes & onion sets
Replies: 23
Views: 5721

spuds

Hi, I might try some spuds this year, but all those fancy names are baffling. When I buy seeds I go by the picture on the packet, my tomatoes are big ones and little ones, my beans are runner or dwarf. Maybe I'll pick it up as I go along.
Ilona
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