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by Margaid
Thu Jul 26, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Rain !!!
Replies: 91
Views: 2220

Re: Rain !!!

Talking to a friend this afternoon I was told that apparently the "perfume" was found in a public loo ... I agree with you about risk perception Marigold, it's so unfair that the media always blow things out of proportion. My mother hated it when I was motor racing until I pointed out that I would g...
by Margaid
Thu Jul 26, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Rain !!!
Replies: 91
Views: 2220

Re: Rain !!!

Interested in your observations about novichok. I think I would be reluctant to visit Salisbury. Not so much as a result of the first attack but more due to the second one. It’s obviously still hanging around or some maniac has released some more. Whether it’s from Russia or Porton Down is irreleva...
by Margaid
Sun Jul 22, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Rain !!!
Replies: 91
Views: 2220

Re: Rain !!!

Camped at Silverstone for a vintage car race meeting many years ago and swear the thunderstorm did 4 laps of the circuit! We were OK as out tent was on a slight hummock but people in the "dips" were flooded out. Way back then no B&B did breakfast early enough to get to the circuit for our practice s...
by Margaid
Sat Jul 21, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Egg question/general health
Replies: 18
Views: 692

Re: Egg question/general health

I know it's generally thought that good quality layers pellets or crumb will contain enough calcium but do your hens have access to mixed grit? That contains the grit needed for digestion and oystershell to provide calcium.
by Margaid
Sat Jul 21, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Rain !!!
Replies: 91
Views: 2220

Re: Rain !!!

Wouldn't let the grass be cut about 5 weeks ago because it was full of white clover. The bees worked it all, so now it's just brown flower heads.

Light rain for an hour or so yesterday - the brown areas of the "lawn" are less crisp today.
by Margaid
Sat Jul 21, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: The heat is on
Replies: 42
Views: 1240

Re: The heat is on

:lol: :-)07 :lol: :-)07
by Margaid
Fri Jul 20, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: The heat is on
Replies: 42
Views: 1240

Re: The heat is on

The Lone Ranger, Casey Jones, Rawhide, Bonanza, The Adams Family, and the Munster's I could go on Bronco Layne, Wyatt Earp and Maverick!. I had a serious crush on Ty Hardin who played Bronco Layne probably because it was one of the first television programmes I saw. My father rented a television in...
by Margaid
Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: The heat is on
Replies: 42
Views: 1240

Re: The heat is on

Not misspent BYM! Those where the days when the goodies won and the baddies got their come-uppance 0:-)
by Margaid
Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: The heat is on
Replies: 42
Views: 1240

Re: The heat is on

But William Tell uses a crossbow! Yes I remember Gessler, my father loved the way he was always defeated - bit like the Sheriff of Nottingham in "Robin Hood".
by Margaid
Thu Jul 19, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: The heat is on
Replies: 42
Views: 1240

Re: The heat is on

BTW, I tried archery; loved it but would have to do the Amazon thing to be any good - or end up a hunchback!

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