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by bikesandbirdsbob
24 Sep 2020, 22:50
Forum: Frugality and Self-Reliance
Topic: New green normal
Replies: 15
Views: 2381

Re: New green normal

Hi , I must throw my 10 pence worth in . Working from home . 2 type of work Those that could and those that have no chance (Factory workers etc . If I took a vehicle through the gates to take home to work on , I would be arrested …. Now if you work from home you have more breakdowns . If you have th...
by bikesandbirdsbob
24 Sep 2020, 22:30
Forum: Frugality and Self-Reliance
Topic: new normal '
Replies: 42
Views: 5801

Re: new normal '

Hi , Is this normal go to University and not allowed to go home . Also pay lots and get little back in value . What chance a job at the end based on that education . No jobs as such around so putting it off for 4 years maybe a good plan . Trouble is even if I give my job up and retire , my job would...
by bikesandbirdsbob
24 Sep 2020, 22:05
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2455
Views: 432835

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi Sandy , glad you are well and doing your bit for the hens. Well it is all go again . My hen Light Sussex has canker . Have put her on the meds but can only hope she is going to be the first to recover from it . Giving her large dose of meds to give her a fighting chance . Freezer the hen that sta...
by bikesandbirdsbob
22 Sep 2020, 15:42
Forum: Handicrafts and other Hobbies
Topic: Sportsmanship
Replies: 83
Views: 95702

Re: Sportsmanship

Hi I lost my rag with this chap …. A game to remember for sure . I now have somebody else to play and it is so different 3 hour sessions no arguing friendly chat and good company . Lives local as well . I am winning but he has stepped up to the mark and now I have to play even harder to win or get a...
by bikesandbirdsbob
22 Sep 2020, 15:31
Forum: Frugality and Self-Reliance
Topic: new normal '
Replies: 42
Views: 5801

Re: new normal '

Hi all, Well a long time has pasted and many things have happened and maybe about to happen again. IS ain`t it good to be in a country that you can say what you like as long as it is PC and not opposite someone else . Though I do not argue against a lot of things said , I think history cannot be cha...
by bikesandbirdsbob
21 Sep 2020, 14:43
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: The Henpals Rainbow Bridge Log
Replies: 528
Views: 147773

Re: The Henpals Rainbow Bridge Log

Hi , Sad to hear the loss of one of my favourite hens in the Peds .
I was lucky to spend many opportunities to see her in real life .
Big hug Sandy .
Bob
by bikesandbirdsbob
21 Sep 2020, 07:41
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2455
Views: 432835

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi all , couple of things happened / happening . One is that I no longer have Donald the duck . He is I am pretty sure now is a her , Donna as 2 eggs are now being found every day . Second is that Freezer the last of the kitchen hens has a larger swollen underneath belly . Slowing down and making su...
by bikesandbirdsbob
18 Sep 2020, 07:40
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2455
Views: 432835

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi , all good at the flock of Penelope and red , Puzzled about the ducks . Two duck eggs sometimes a day ? Is Donald a real Donald or some sort of Daisy look alike . Or do Ducks have a shorter egg time between laying . Another possible is the white chicken eggs becoming duck like . Not yet caught Da...
by bikesandbirdsbob
10 Sep 2020, 04:15
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2455
Views: 432835

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi busy times at the moment . All good at the flock of Penelope and Red . Cookie the rabbit is visiting a family for a weekend . He will enjoy being spoiled . Ducks still waking me up after a night shift . Plenty of eggs , big order 36 eggs for Friday . Plus the weekly ones. 9-12 eggs a day . Keep w...
by bikesandbirdsbob
03 Sep 2020, 07:06
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2455
Views: 432835

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi all plenty of duck eggs from Daisy , good girl . Quite at moment , well would be if Donald did not wake up early in the morning , no sun rise for him . Chicken out in back garden during the day under protest , but sleeping in the kitchen during the night . keep well and safe . Hens being buried t...
by bikesandbirdsbob
03 Sep 2020, 07:01
Forum: Frugality and Self-Reliance
Topic: new normal '
Replies: 42
Views: 5801

Re: new normal '

Hi , Well I think we all should look after each other. These times I think a lot of people will need help . The real problem will lie in the people that have some pride left and or brought up to look after themselves , as they wil not willing ask for help or seek it . You cannot expect the govnmt to...
by bikesandbirdsbob
01 Sep 2020, 10:03
Forum: Frugality and Self-Reliance
Topic: new normal '
Replies: 42
Views: 5801

Re: new normal '

Well my view is history is history . I look to today /tomorrow. Brought up with Charity begins at home and I see the future as very much looking after our selves first . we as a country are in trouble and dark times for many are ahead . Ever one tells us we are not a important political and influent...
by bikesandbirdsbob
01 Sep 2020, 09:48
Forum: Handicrafts and other Hobbies
Topic: Sportsmanship
Replies: 83
Views: 95702

Re: Sportsmanship

Hi all , well I played one game on Sunday . Started well I even took his queen which did not go down well with him . But it did not last as I lost mine to a stupid move which put a smile on his face . I failed in my attack and he took my bishop that was stopping a castle move to his right . This thr...
by bikesandbirdsbob
01 Sep 2020, 09:43
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2455
Views: 432835

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi all , two hens died last weekend . seems strange that weekends are a period of passing . Sister to Simone died on Fri night Sat am Found dead in the coop . Also blue ring no 10 died Sunday morning found dead in kitchen . The hen that is left in kitchen has been put out in garden as she is weighty...
by bikesandbirdsbob
01 Sep 2020, 09:33
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: The Henpals Rainbow Bridge Log
Replies: 528
Views: 147773

Re: The Henpals Rainbow Bridge Log

Hi all , looks like my flock are getting aged . Sister to Simone ,Berserker (When broody ) Died Sat am (during the night . She had a final part of her life with freedom and happiness I believe . She was not a problem and was one of the hens rescued when working for Crisis Xmas . Also Sunday morning ...