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  Topic: Reducing the use of Plastics
Bebo

Replies: 80
Views: 16905
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Mar 27, 18 7:59 pm   Subject: Reducing the use of Plastics

Some folks can't drink easily without a straw. But there are metal straws that can be purchased, same as your metal spork.

True, but they are few and far between. My uncle has Parkinson's and is ...
  Topic: Reducing the use of Plastics
Bebo

Replies: 80
Views: 16905
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Mar 27, 18 7:19 pm   Subject: Reducing the use of Plastics
To avoid using chuck away plastic spoons / forks, I carry a titanium spork around in the backpack I use for work.

The next target should be plastic straws. No need to find a replacement, just drin ...
  Topic: The ideal house thread
Bebo

Replies: 52
Views: 39564
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Mon Sep 04, 17 4:06 pm   Subject: The ideal house thread
This one has been on the market a while. Really like it, but could do with a little more land.

http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-50115975.html
  Topic: The ideal house thread
Bebo

Replies: 52
Views: 39564
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Mon Sep 04, 17 4:01 pm   Subject: The ideal house thread
And reinstatement of the connection to the railway to Tenterden is underway

I know. Absolutely pointless for commuters and really just some daft idea of the steam railway mob. They have planning ...
  Topic: The ideal house thread
Bebo

Replies: 52
Views: 39564
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Mon Sep 04, 17 3:52 pm   Subject: The ideal house thread
Still commuting then?

Yup. Got involved in starting a new company last Autumn which involved me going back to working 5 days a week. Very tiresome.
  Topic: The ideal house thread
Bebo

Replies: 52
Views: 39564
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Fri Sep 01, 17 1:16 pm   Subject: The ideal house thread
http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-67752140.html

Walking distance of a station. That would be heaven.
  Topic: Leftover Goose
Bebo

Replies: 15
Views: 30197
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Dec 28, 16 9:15 am   Subject: Leftover Goose
Dinner this evening will be mostly chinese starters (dumplings, prawn toast etc) including goose with pancakes and hoisin sauce.

Had turkey and leek pie last night, but still loads of turkey to use ...
  Topic: Rubbish year for beans?
Bebo

Replies: 19
Views: 11615
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Jul 04, 16 11:09 am   Subject: Rubbish year for beans?
Third lot of plants in the ground and seem to be taking off a bit now. We're inundated with rabbits this year and they are decimating everything.

best you explain yourself Nick, the expression has ...
  Topic: Rubbish year for beans?
Bebo

Replies: 19
Views: 11615
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Jul 04, 16 11:07 am   Subject: Rubbish year for beans?
Third lot of plants in the ground and seem to be taking off a bit now. We're inundated with rabbits this year and they are decimating everything.

Pedant
  Topic: Rubbish year for beans?
Bebo

Replies: 19
Views: 11615
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Jul 03, 16 9:38 pm   Subject: Rubbish year for beans?
Third lot of plants in the ground and seem to be taking off a bit now. We're inundated with rabbits this year and they are decimating everything.
  Topic: Learning to shoot?
Bebo

Replies: 13
Views: 24237
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Wed May 18, 16 7:46 am   Subject: Learning to shoot?
Shotgun licences much easier to get than firearms. Do have a go at clay shooting, it's good fun. Expensive hobby if you get hooked though (as I've found out).
  Topic: Learning to shoot?
Bebo

Replies: 13
Views: 24237
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Tue May 17, 16 4:08 pm   Subject: Learning to shoot?
If you're planning on shooting for the pot, you need to make sure you have the appropriate consents for the land you shoot on.
  Topic: Learning to shoot?
Bebo

Replies: 13
Views: 24237
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Tue May 17, 16 4:00 pm   Subject: Learning to shoot?
Rifle or shotgun? They are totally different.

Shotgun and the lot at National Ladies Shooting Day will give you a go at it. Or Abbey Ling (nee Burton) is based in Somerset.
http://abbeyburtoncla ...
  Topic: Chicken Dispute
Bebo

Replies: 22
Views: 17470
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 16 3:58 pm   Subject: Chicken Dispute

Discharge of a firearm within 50m of the queens highway?

50ft rather than 50m:

Section 161 of the Highways Act 1980 (England &
Wales) makes it an offence to discharge a firearm within 50 ...
  Topic: 'Registered Smallholding' vs 'House with Land'?
Bebo

Replies: 12
Views: 16556
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Thu Apr 21, 16 8:32 pm   Subject: 'Registered Smallholding' vs 'House with Land'?
That makes sense, thanks

My current pipedream is having just enough land that we can have the usual few chickens nearer the house, but put a couple of acres under coppice and orchard so its prod ...
 
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