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  Topic: Smart phones?
Effie

Replies: 19
Views: 6886
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Sun Sep 16, 12 9:41 pm   Subject: Smart phones?
An iPhone SIM is not the same size as a regular SIM card, it's a micro version with less plastic around it. However, not that I've tried but I'm told you can take a stanley knife to the surround of a ...
  Topic: walnut butter
Effie

Replies: 6
Views: 2243
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 11 9:07 pm   Subject: walnut butter
How long does it keep in the fridge once you've blended it into butter?
  Topic: Locust, cricket and chocolate scorpion...
Effie

Replies: 14
Views: 3288
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 11 8:53 pm   Subject: Locust, cricket and chocolate scorpion...
I don't think I could face eating bees. Utterly not the mealworms, or anything else wormy for that matter. They just give me the creeps as something to consume. I know this for sure, as someone tipped ...
  Topic: I have just written....
Effie

Replies: 9
Views: 2925
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 11 8:43 pm   Subject: I have just written....
I love the "Hello World" moments. Well done, prodding any iGadget successfully is a feat that is well worth celebrating!
  Topic: New cats: cute alert...
Effie

Replies: 18
Views: 5817
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Sun Oct 23, 11 2:05 pm   Subject: New cats: cute alert...
Awww! So cute. Note to self: Must not get cat. Must not get cat......
  Topic: Themed food for Halloween party
Effie

Replies: 16
Views: 8751
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri Oct 21, 11 8:11 pm   Subject: Themed food for Halloween party
There are loads of novelty biscuit cutters in bat shapes and such around, you can do a whole load of different types.

It's quite simple to draw iced spiders web onto the top of fairy cakes. Red slu ...
  Topic: Combi boiler filling loop?
Effie

Replies: 6
Views: 13744
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Oct 20, 11 6:18 pm   Subject: Combi boiler filling loop?
All sorted.

I spoke to the plumber on the phone, who sounded very surprised when I explained and went "It sounds like you know what you're talking about.......?"

This was quickly followed by "Er ...
  Topic: Combi boiler filling loop?
Effie

Replies: 6
Views: 13744
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Oct 20, 11 11:47 am   Subject: Combi boiler filling loop?
I have found a very small footnote which says that my boiler is not supplied with one. I've played hunt the filling loop and there is actually no way for me to do it with what's there.

So I'll lea ...
  Topic: Combi boiler filling loop?
Effie

Replies: 6
Views: 13744
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Oct 20, 11 11:34 am   Subject: Combi boiler filling loop?
I actually have the manual. It is the least helpful manual ever, that refers you to other sections repeatedly. Then only has a section on filling the system from scratch in the 'Installing Your Boiler ...
  Topic: Combi boiler filling loop?
Effie

Replies: 6
Views: 13744
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Oct 20, 11 11:15 am   Subject: Combi boiler filling loop?
I can't get hold of the landlady to check.

The (Heat Line) boiler has low pressure. It's under 1 bar and therefore won't work, as I've discovered waiting for the tap to run hot, and waiting and wai ...
  Topic: Quail
Effie

Replies: 27
Views: 12023
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Tue Oct 18, 11 6:32 pm   Subject: Quail
No? An enormous Lego rocket launchpad, yes. Actual living things, no.

I did find the world largest spider in the corner of my bedroom earlier. It's dead now though. I squashed it with a handy Dr Se ...
  Topic: New dog
Effie

Replies: 30
Views: 11840
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Tue Oct 18, 11 6:28 pm   Subject: New dog
We had a collie x lab cross, who didn't need working, but actually had all the good bits of a collie without being a mental head.

Agreed. I had something that I think was probably a bit collie, a b ...
  Topic: It's Pumpkin Pie Time!
Effie

Replies: 17
Views: 5458
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Oct 10, 11 9:04 pm   Subject: It's Pumpkin Pie Time!
Pumpkin pie is vile. Other forms of pumpkin are fine. But pie, no.

treacle tart walks the earth

I don't want to eat my pie if it's been walking first. See I'd happily leave treacle tart, d ...
  Topic: It's Pumpkin Pie Time!
Effie

Replies: 17
Views: 5458
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Oct 10, 11 8:30 pm   Subject: It's Pumpkin Pie Time!
Well I'll eat enough pumpkin pie to make up for both of you. I may adopt a diet of pumpkin pie, tea and gingered pimms, for the winter.
  Topic: It's Pumpkin Pie Time!
Effie

Replies: 17
Views: 5458
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Oct 10, 11 8:23 pm   Subject: It's Pumpkin Pie Time!
Was he a friendly security guard?

Absolutely not. We were clearly trespassing and may have climbed a small fence to be there knowing we may be turfed out. SO worth it for the pictures though. I onl ...
 
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