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tadpoles in December

Posted: 17/12/2013 at 19:12

Oooh, I like a few sharp frosts to kill the bugs - but not long drawn out stuff like last year. 

New to pickling and making chutney and would welcome some advice

Posted: 17/12/2013 at 18:01

It's probably condensation on the outside of the jars attracting some spores and .......... there you go 

I love making chutney and pickles, and as you say, it's lovely to share them too.  

tadpoles in December

Posted: 17/12/2013 at 17:52

Sometimes frogs and toads will overwinter as tadpoles and metamorphose the following year - think it's to do with food supply if I remember correctly.  A bit of info here 

keep part of the pond free from ice so it still has plenty of oxygen in the water and they should be fine. 


Posted: 17/12/2013 at 14:10
Clarington wrote (see)

.......... DOVE you'll be pleased to hear that it is (almost) impossible to fall off a unicycle so no knee pads required (they just get in the way). With no handle bars to get tangled up on you just "step off" when you feel your balance fail you. Easy!!..........

Oh yeah!!!?  You don't know me - thank goodness I've got wings and feathers 

New to pickling and making chutney and would welcome some advice

Posted: 17/12/2013 at 14:07

If the mould is on the outside then I wouldn't worry at all.  Wipe them down thoroughly - they'll be fine.  I keep mine in the garage.


im back

Posted: 17/12/2013 at 11:53

Alan, so glad to see you back on here but so sorry to hear about the trapped nerves!!!  Sounds awful - thank goodness for your neighbour!!!  

If there's anything I can do let me know.  

Have they tried physio?  I had a similar problem (although not as bad as yours) and physio has made a huge difference - I expect you're on huge painkillers - they made me very wobbly and I wasn't able to drive.

Good luck - at least you can type 

Have as Merry a Christmas as you can ..................... although if you're on painkillers you're probably not allowed to get too merry 


Posted: 17/12/2013 at 10:05

NOW I know it's Christmas - Jona Lewie playing on Radio 2 


Posted: 17/12/2013 at 09:33
Woodgreen wonderboy wrote (see)

Hi Verd. I think some difficult decisions may need to be taken, but not sure what. Will be interesting who they chose for the 2 remaining games. Hopefully some younger players will be given a chance.

Hear! Hear!  And so say all of us 


Posted: 17/12/2013 at 08:32

Kneepads KEF?  I think I'll need a Sky Hook!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 


Posted: 17/12/2013 at 08:07
4thPanda wrote (see)

Hello Forkers 

....  Dove, am having fun images of you on your new unicycle. ....

So am I 

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