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Preposterous question....

Posted: 16/12/2014 at 08:24
Fishy65 wrote (see)

While loath to blow my own trumpet, I do all the cooking in our house along with the bulk of the housework. The Christmas dinner will be prepared and cooked by yours truly 

Same here   I've also run two businesses, driven tractors and trucks, mended roofs, worked 'hands-on' in education, social work, the arts, farming and building amongst many other things ... whilst bringing up a family and working for two degrees.

I think the only thing that was affected by my gender was having my babies

Growing True Potato Seed

Posted: 16/12/2014 at 06:45
Welshonion wrote (see)
....  One little correction; seed potatoes are not grown in lovely warm spots, rather they are produced in cold places where aphids don't thrive.

Traditionally Scotland produces the best virus-free seed potatoes.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/12/2014 at 06:40

Good morning all

Sorry there's some sad stuff about ((hugs)) and sorry to hear about boiler too!  ((hugs))

Pdoc ((hugs)) watch out -  I think KEF's on a mission!!!

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/64695.gif?width=350

 I'm heading south today to deliver pressies and puddings to daughter and SIL.

rag doll cat?

Posted: 16/12/2014 at 06:30

Yes, as Lyn says, a beautiful big fluffy cat http://www.yourcat.co.uk/Cat-Breed-Profiles/Ragdoll-Cat-Breed-Profile.html  -  a breed that loves human company

PLEASE DONT GO GRANDMA

Posted: 15/12/2014 at 20:08

That's the one!  I've not been but I've heard of it.

PLEASE DONT GO GRANDMA

Posted: 15/12/2014 at 18:56

Do you know of good snowdrops nearer you Nut?  I think there's a place in Bourne ...

Preposterous question....

Posted: 15/12/2014 at 18:39

Preposterous question....

Posted: 15/12/2014 at 17:33

Well there's these http://www.buzzfeed.com/hannahjewell/inventions-by-women-that-changed-the-world 

And then there's these http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0906931.html

Yes, a few are duplications of the first list - but only a few.

Plus women had to fight for their own emancipation whilst also fighting for the abolition of slavery - eg. Sarah and Angelina Grimke http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grimk%C3%A9_sisters

I could go on ........... and on ........... and on.............

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/12/2014 at 17:23

Not sure why it does it, but cooking at aa lower power is the answer.

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

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Hostas - they're so ............. fussy!

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Christmas lights in the garden

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