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  Topic: Living in a caravan
nickofthewoods

Replies: 86
Views: 327982
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Mon Mar 18, 13 10:12 pm   Subject: Living in a caravan
Azura...a neighbour just bought a good static from St Davids via an agent just outside fishguard....it is double glazed,insulated underneath and proper tidy like...painted national park green..1800.. ...
  Topic: Rat's
nickofthewoods

Replies: 32
Views: 10699
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sun Jan 27, 13 6:50 pm   Subject: Rat's
I worked on a bio dynamic farm and there they killed a rat,burnt it and sprinkled the ashes around the coup while the moon was in scorpio...,some strange practices but everything seemed to work out ...
  Topic: Does anyone use a woodburning Rayburn ?
nickofthewoods

Replies: 51
Views: 395981
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Jan 27, 13 6:35 pm   Subject: Does anyone use a woodburning Rayburn ?
Have my back to the side of a rayburn royale as I write..heats our home,our water and baking our bread soon.All fired on well seasoned birch and hazel.Loved it for the 20 years we have had it.

A wo ...
  Topic: iPad or iPad mini?
nickofthewoods

Replies: 35
Views: 13171
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Wed Nov 21, 12 11:57 pm   Subject: iPad or iPad mini?
i know nothing..but the guy on the world service techy programme said that the "mini "was the real thing...the programme was today and is called "click"
  Topic: tame chick
nickofthewoods

Replies: 6
Views: 2937
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Thu Nov 15, 12 4:57 pm   Subject: tame chick
I heard it happen...the bantams all shout and make for cover...we share our chicks with the buzzards,polecats and foxy...the population has slowly grown to 15 free rangers roosting in the holly at nig ...
  Topic: tame chick
nickofthewoods

Replies: 6
Views: 2937
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Wed Nov 14, 12 10:02 pm   Subject: tame chick
Thanks lorraine..but the chick got readopted today by the buzzard while i was in the field !!
  Topic: tame chick
nickofthewoods

Replies: 6
Views: 2937
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Tue Nov 13, 12 11:28 pm   Subject: tame chick
We have just taken in an orphaned bantam chick about two weeks old.

settled in lovely..climbs up my leg to perch on my shoulder..thinks i'm mum

but thought has occurred that i am setting myself ...
  Topic: The moneyless manifesto by Mark Boyle.
nickofthewoods

Replies: 64
Views: 88222
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Wed Nov 07, 12 7:33 pm   Subject: The moneyless manifesto by Mark Boyle.
Thank you
  Topic: Living in a Static Caravan
nickofthewoods

Replies: 19
Views: 39669
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Wed Nov 07, 12 7:23 pm   Subject: Living in a Static Caravan
maybe lorrainelovesloos ?
  Topic: Living in a Static Caravan
nickofthewoods

Replies: 19
Views: 39669
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Tue Nov 06, 12 9:16 pm   Subject: Living in a Static Caravan
we pulled on to our present site 20 years ago here

the advantage of a static or caravan is that if the planners get on to you then there are options other than demolition.

a landbased occupation ...
  Topic: Just found
nickofthewoods

Replies: 1
Views: 5330
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Fri Oct 12, 12 5:00 pm   Subject: Just found
you eat them ?? we dread seeing them...

we run a thread through shitakes and hang them up to dry near stove..good for space saving on big harvests
  Topic: Phone cable question
nickofthewoods

Replies: 23
Views: 7147
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Thu Oct 11, 12 11:50 pm   Subject: Phone cable question
you can double up the individual wires within the cable to improve conductivity..you are right about the dropwire,,that is what BT used AND... that is what we used to extend from our "birdbox" by the ...
  Topic: Emergency downtime
nickofthewoods

Replies: 13
Views: 39449
PostForum: Site guidelines, Announcements, Problems and Suggestions   Posted: Thu Oct 11, 12 11:08 pm   Subject: Emergency downtime
it's like a prequel to the 2012 thing...I'm still ere...anyone hanging on out there ?
  Topic: Please remove your feet from the table
nickofthewoods

Replies: 5
Views: 2158
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Thu Oct 11, 12 1:19 pm   Subject: Please remove your feet from the table
Please remove your feet from the table
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  Topic: Phone cable question
nickofthewoods

Replies: 23
Views: 7147
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Wed Oct 10, 12 7:08 pm   Subject: Phone cable question
Over 200m there will be some loss...ours is a bit cackley but we like it.......you can double up the wires to reduce resistance

if you can lay the cable underground inside a plastic 18mm water pip ...
 
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