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MOB rants

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 17:24

Blackest, my laptop is coming up five and nearly full even though I put stuff on disc. I saw a flicker of life a minute ago so came on fast.
The batteries are dying, the power cable has a fracture somewhere and compared with modern laptops mine is heavy so new it will be after all I cannot take it with me and I saved some money towards it with shifting my house insurance.
If this was a horse I would have to shoot it.

Frank. (made it, I hope)

MOB rants

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 13:05

Fairygirl/Daughter, I keep getting a flicker on the thing then it cuts out so this may not go.
Looking for mid-range with more speed as I write for the local libraries History plus putting it all down for the Grandchildren to read some day, the printer gets red hot.
Already won half the cost, changed my house and contents insurance this morning saving £247 a year, the old insurance did not even ask why i was leaving them after all those years.
Hope to be up and running soon.

Frank.

MOB rants

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 10:20

To my friends (that is if I have any) I will be off air awhile.
My laptop has taken a turn for the worse and very hit and miss at the moment.
Part ordered although looking to buy new, there is so much choice I am taking my time.
Will be back sometime.

Frank.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 10:15

Stockton Dull and cold.

My last report for a while as laptop on the blink, posting hit and miss.
New part ordered although looking at new ones, it is a minefield, too much choice.

May be gone a while Frank.

mulching advice please

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 23:16

Raw wood chips take the Nitrogen out of the soil and if fresh contain natural retarders, as Bob says add a bit at a time to the compost heap or the black bags and forget it for a while.
I start my new compost heap by throwing woody sticks into the base, this allows air in at the bottom to circulate up and rots the wood down. I am using one heap and filling the other so it has time.
Once tried wood chip many years ago and regretted it never did that again,

Frank

MOB rants

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 14:35
Gardening Grandma wrote (see)

When you say we both slept in together, Frank, p'raps it'd better be made clear that these were different beds in different houses!!!


Well G/G, I did lay my head down in Bridgend at one time, my nightmare was probably Welsh Dragons?

Fairygirl /Daughter yes Yorkshires I rarely eat the other kind most are too sweet for me and I have to use sugar for the family although not a lot.
By the time is it served up all the tureens empty and put into the hands of designated washer upper much time has passed by as we do talk. Sounds like they are breaking evrything out there.

Frank.

MOB rants

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 11:54

Oh well G/G, we both slept in together, not often I do but must have had a bit of a nightmare, the bed was wrecked, had to remake it bottom up and that is the washer on as well.
A big free range chicken, local butcher £1 more than T---- but I know where it came from. Stuffing in and around bacon on the breast been basted a couple of times so having to keep working, apart from now that is, quick sit down.
Puddings to mix now and all set to go the last mile, two and a half hours to make, twenty minutes to vanish.
Is that a rant at the end?

Frank.

MOB rants

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 11:13

RANT, the sun is shining it is warm the windows are open with air breezing around the bungalow and I am stuck in here cooking when I could be outside, Rats.

Frank.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 11:09

Zoomer, Aintree, are you sure you got the right day, Ladies day was Friday??

Stockton on Tees bright sunshine and WARM? windows open to let cooking smells out and fresh air in, I am in short sleeves again and as you can see I am on this machine between cooking so Gardening this afternoon.

Frank.

MOB rants

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 00:16

Well a good night, Lewis Morse and pleasanmt chat on here with friends, finish my cocoa, brewed in Scotland and off to bed.
Chicken tomorrow, butter and herbs rubbed into the breast, streaky bacon on top of that and home made stuffing, I saved some sausage meat for that, two hours slow oven and cold on Monday, who said you cannot live on the pension.

Frank.

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