Latest posts by Palaisglide

Her Poor knees

Posted: 15/10/2014 at 15:04

Alan found it.

Draper 64970 Seat kneeler Amazon £22.95. Certainly a good solid job and "ahem" cost me nothing a present from Daughter.


Her Poor knees

Posted: 15/10/2014 at 12:41

Alan no name on it but in four languages it says do not stand on cushion??? it folds up for storage and I think my Daughter got it for me from M&S a long time ago.


Her Poor knees

Posted: 14/10/2014 at 09:33

I have a good metal stool kneeling pad, when in the kneeling position it is a couple of inches off the soil so when I turn it the pad is not wet or dirty. The strong legs make it ideal for lowering yourself down and getting up again, a good pad either side makes it comfortable and it gets well used, definitely one of the best tools in my collection I would not be without it plus it cost me nothing it was a present, best of all worlds.


Strictly 2014

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 16:17

As I would say in the Desert, if Darcy poked her head under my tent flap I would divorce the female Camel and sling her out. Of course out there you just turned round four times saying "I divorce thee" and it was done, she got half the tent, half my stock of Bully Beef and three bottles of very warm Stella beer.


Dryer water

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 14:01

Dryer water will contain elements from the washing soap no matter how you rinse it.

Our water in the Teesside area is soft water (kettles never fur} and contains fluoride I use it on plants when the rain water butts are empty with no dire results and I still have all but one of my teeth. A lot of nonsense is talked about what is in our water, where ever you live the water will have some additives from the natural rock, the reason we get hard or soft water depends on where it lands as rain. If you ever drank water that had been through a water softening plant for boilers you would think it totally tasteless, it will not even make a cup of tea. We need additives and minerals we get in water and so do plants.


Strictly 2014

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 10:04

Long dresses hide dodgy footwork and it is the feet that count not the play acting, that is to a dancer watching, those who do not dance will enjoy the antics and gimmicks so expect a few upsets with the phone in. My hit list in order are Scott, Tim, Judy, Steve.

And Caroline to win. 


Glass V Polycarbonate Greenhouse

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 09:56

Glass is not recommended on an allotment, you will always get the vandals throwing stones, they tend to bounce of poly where as a broken roof window when you are not there can wreck all the plants in the greenhouse. The size is a matter of what you do with it my 8x6 wall greenhouse gives me all the space I need with the help of frames to harden off.


Strictly 2014

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 22:18

Simon should not have been there at all, we have seen it in other series where some one has not been taken to heart by the public. I thought Jenifer would be the one with Scott in the dance off so yes by a round about route the right one went.


Why am I so special,to,the forum?

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 12:56

That is some picture, Head full of clotted cream and a kilt? How about Half Yorkshire and Half Newcastle from Irish stock, Black and White Zips on my pockets and a shamrock sticking out of the ears.


Why am I so special,to,the forum?

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 12:19

Not being a Cornishman I cannot think of any reason I would be important, that is apart from cooking meals that make my lovely grandchildren ask mum, "why can't we have food like this at home" that lowers the clouds a bit. Still being a North Easterner with one foot in the sea and always having one wet foot makes a sense of humour essential I suppose having to read Verduns witty prose is less of a chore.

The important ones are all the posters who make me laugh at times cry at times and come up with weird and wonderful ways to grow vegetables and flowers, now then I would ask the wise Cornishman "err" which of the latter do we eat.


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