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  Topic: This Skype malarkey
Nanny

Replies: 31
Views: 6097
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Thu Dec 03, 09 8:34 pm   Subject: This Skype malarkey
i have used it successfully to attend meetings in northern ireland while sitting in my living room here in wales...

i use a headset with a mic and it works a treat....
  Topic: Itchy Dog
Nanny

Replies: 31
Views: 24908
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Tue Nov 17, 09 7:38 pm   Subject: Itchy Dog
tea tree oil seems to be good for most things

if there is no reason found and sometimes they do get into a loop of licking and chewing themselves there is a spray with bitter alum in it and i have ...
  Topic: Cooking on a woodburning stove
Nanny

Replies: 24
Views: 15400
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sat Nov 07, 09 8:23 pm   Subject: Cooking on a woodburning stove
it is great for some things...i used to do toast on the rayburn by just slapping the bread on the hot plate....best toast in the world i think, , proper toast..i really miss that rayburn, can't have o ...
  Topic: Cooking on a woodburning stove
Nanny

Replies: 24
Views: 15400
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sat Nov 07, 09 7:56 pm   Subject: Cooking on a woodburning stove
i had a solid fuel rayburn for a while and have cooked on the top of a woodburner as well...

to ge t the temp up on the rayburn, i chucked a couple of well seasoned lumps of wood on the fire to bur ...
  Topic: on the scrounge.....
Nanny

Replies: 6
Views: 3255
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Sat Nov 07, 09 7:24 pm   Subject: on the scrounge.....
rolf has put it on freecycle and we are trying to find a contact in the military...sennybridge is so close we can hear the guns when they are practicing....

i don't know about the differences in ar ...
  Topic: on the scrounge.....
Nanny

Replies: 6
Views: 3255
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Fri Nov 06, 09 7:58 pm   Subject: on the scrounge.....
Most library's lend OS maps.

they will need to carry them with them on the ride as they may be well off the beaten track...the girls that did the ride in the summer (hereford to here) lost one of t ...
  Topic: on the scrounge.....
Nanny

Replies: 6
Views: 3255
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Fri Nov 06, 09 7:21 pm   Subject: on the scrounge.....
for fairly up to date explorer ordnance survey maps that will be used on the north to south wales sponsored ride that we are organising for next august

we have the route, now need maps and in true ...
  Topic: dog washing
Nanny

Replies: 28
Views: 6547
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Thu Oct 29, 09 7:59 pm   Subject: dog washing
fortunately geyhounds need little bathing...merlin is keen on the hair dryer if he goes out in the rain though....

sky the sheepdog, on the other hand, could have a bath every day if i was so incli ...
  Topic: Garlic
Nanny

Replies: 201
Views: 365977
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Oct 01, 09 7:01 pm   Subject: Garlic
took mine up about a month ago and it was brill i have to say, didn't earth it up or anything over the winter but itall survived and the bulbs were nice and full...22 out of 24 cloves planted survived ...
  Topic: Collecting your own dried beans
Nanny

Replies: 33
Views: 9329
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Sep 28, 09 6:50 pm   Subject: Collecting your own dried beans
i hsall have to give my dried veg a go then even if it is for seed...

i grow alderman peas so the mice might have left the pods alone as they are some 6 ft off the ground.....

tomorrow's gardeni ...
  Topic: Collecting your own dried beans
Nanny

Replies: 33
Views: 9329
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Sep 27, 09 6:12 pm   Subject: Collecting your own dried beans
interesting thread

would it work with my peas that i have left on the plant as well and can i pick the pods, put them in the airing cupboard to dry out and then strip them off?

this is wales and ...
  Topic: Dog first aid kit
Nanny

Replies: 31
Views: 10666
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Wed Sep 23, 09 6:46 pm   Subject: Dog first aid kit
there is a spray that stops them in their tracks, bitter alum it is made of.....stopped our animals from chewing furniture and tails and paws etc

there is also a boot you can buy in various sizes a ...
  Topic: Dehumidifier - is it power-hungry?
Nanny

Replies: 7
Views: 3287
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Sep 21, 09 7:42 pm   Subject: Dehumidifier - is it power-hungry?
i have used the dehumidifier for that purpose...nearly as good as a drier i suppose

i don't seem to think it cost that much to run it but of course while it is drying out your clothes i guess it is ...
  Topic: Heavy Horses
Nanny

Replies: 54
Views: 23913
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Sep 11, 09 7:45 pm   Subject: Heavy Horses
Hi Nanny,

I openly admit to not knowing anything about donkeys, it was just an impression that they could be stubborn - hence why I wrote that comment in a vague way!

When you talk about the 'pr ...
  Topic: Heavy Horses
Nanny

Replies: 54
Views: 23913
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Sep 09, 09 6:45 pm   Subject: Heavy Horses
[quote="vickersdc]
I'm sure you could use donkeys, but they may be a bit stubborn..? [/quote]

no they aren't they just need to know what's in it for them.

the little bit we have done with our p ...
 
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