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by ferrit worrier
11 Jun 2019, 10:01am
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: It's about time we had more fun
Replies: 7230
Views: 351307

Re: It's about time we had more fun

Light house
by ferrit worrier
9 Jun 2019, 9:30am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Favourite smells
Replies: 45
Views: 898

Re: Favourite smells

brynpoeth wrote:Dirty sheep
Smells like Wales :wink:


Nowt wrong with that, edrych arnoch
by ferrit worrier
9 Jun 2019, 9:23am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: What music are you listening to now !
Replies: 40
Views: 1233

Re: What music are you listening to now !

Classic FM (while ironing some shirts for work next week :) )
by ferrit worrier
8 Jun 2019, 1:45pm
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: It's about time we had more fun
Replies: 7230
Views: 351307

Re: It's about time we had more fun

Donkey Engine
by ferrit worrier
7 Jun 2019, 10:45am
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: It's about time we had more fun
Replies: 7230
Views: 351307

Re: It's about time we had more fun

Short fall
by ferrit worrier
30 May 2019, 4:40pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Favourite smells
Replies: 45
Views: 898

Re: Favourite smells

1989 I'd just got my Landrover back on the road after its major rebuild, a friend of mine had a small holding with free range chickens and about a dozen sheep. Could I take three sheep to the abotoir? thinking I'd be using a livstock trailer I volunteered , no they were going in the back of the land...
by ferrit worrier
29 May 2019, 7:09pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pint pot price poser
Replies: 60
Views: 4245

Re: Pint pot price poser

I've got my own favourite "Pot" "Trooper" from the Robinsons Brewery in Stockport. IMG_1090.JPG on the reverse is an inscription IMG_1091.JPG Onward onward rode the 600... The Charge of the Light Brigade, which inspired the Iron Maiden song "The Trooper", took place at ...
by ferrit worrier
29 May 2019, 9:13am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Favourite smells
Replies: 45
Views: 898

Re: Favourite smells

The wisteria just outside the garage. IMG_1088.JPG I can go from warm coolant on the lathe to the scent of the wisteria in a couple of steps. My earliest recollection of hot oil was when we lived in a flat on Wythenshawe road Manchester. The flats were surrounded by large areas of grass and the coun...
by ferrit worrier
29 May 2019, 8:53am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pint pot price poser
Replies: 60
Views: 4245

Re: Pint pot price poser

Here you are Mick if you want a replacement

https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_from ... s&_sacat=0

Through the teeth round the gums lookout stomach here it comes!

Malc
by ferrit worrier
21 May 2019, 11:47am
Forum: On the road
Topic: how to hand signal 'straight ahead'?
Replies: 26
Views: 1075

Re: how to hand signal 'straight ahead'?

Those of us of certain age remember a hand held straight forward palm outwards, was the convention. Even in a vehicle! Maybe it's still in the Highway code. Though of very limited usefulness in today's frantic traffic, IMHO. On a bike who would still recognise it as a sign of intention. Preserve yo...
by ferrit worrier
20 May 2019, 6:31pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Bees in the compost bin
Replies: 11
Views: 359

Re: Bees in the compost bin

Mrs FW and I have just spent a good half hour watching the Bees ducking and diving around the compost bin. referring to TC's link they are definitely Tree Bees. we found one that didn't make it. IMG_1086.JPG there are usually four hovering around the entrance and the workers nipping in between them....
by ferrit worrier
17 May 2019, 6:12pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Bees in the compost bin
Replies: 11
Views: 359

Re: Bees in the compost bin

If it's tree bees they will be gone by the end of July once the next generation is raised. We had a nest in the eaves a year or two back, they were no bother, the drones flying the guard pattern outside the nest were fascinating to watch. TPO Mrs FW did say that when the "Big" Bee appeare...
by ferrit worrier
16 May 2019, 10:01pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Bees in the compost bin
Replies: 11
Views: 359

Re: Bees in the compost bin

thirdcrank wrote:Some identification tips and info here

https://www.bbka.org.uk/swarm


Nice one TC I've sent the link on to Mrs FW it'll give a bit of bed time reading :lol:

Cheers

Malc
by ferrit worrier
16 May 2019, 9:54pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Bees in the compost bin
Replies: 11
Views: 359

Re: Bees in the compost bin

If it's tree bees they will be gone by the end of July once the next generation is raised. We had a nest in the eaves a year or two back, they were no bother, the drones flying the guard pattern outside the nest were fascinating to watch. TPO Mrs FW did say that when the "Big" Bee appeare...
by ferrit worrier
16 May 2019, 9:20pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Bees in the compost bin
Replies: 11
Views: 359

Bees in the compost bin

Yesterday I spotted quite a large number of bees flying around the compost bin in the garden IMG_1083.JPG this evening Mrs FW and I were discussing the Bees she sad she'd seen as very large one with a red mark on it. not wishing to disturb them if they are looking to nest etc I'm not bothered by the...