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We moved in to a house backing on to a school playing field in 2009. We consider ourselves lucky - we enjoy hearing the children at their sports, and have a row of mature trees in the lane between us...
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i have been sorting my garage and have several unidentified plastic bottles which have contained plant food, weed killer, pond cleaner etc., unfortunately damp, plus hungry slugs and snails have made...
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I asked yesterday evening about ways to darken a 'bamboo' coloured coffee table. where can I find the answers?
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I have bought a faux bamboo coffee table with a plate glass top in a charity. shop. It is in good condition, but the colour is too 'bambooey'. Iimagine to stain it would need a lot of rubbing down and...
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Dutch phrase meaning New Year, literally meaning 'old and new' Have -u- e- -i--w (presumably nieuw)...
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I loved the music that Danny and Oti danced their fabulous samba to. I would like to buy it, but don't know its name, or who originally performed it. It was also featured in a great film called Dance...
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I use roasting bags to keep my oven clean when cooking roasts etc., but there are never enough plastic ties in the packets. Is it possible to buy these commercially - I have searched without success....
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A couple of days ago I asked for ideas on cleaning my stainless steel preserving pan which had a heavily 'crusted' base after making chutney. I tried both the soaking in salt, and the vinegar...
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I made a big pan of chutney today, and despite regular stirring, when all the chutney was bottled, I found the stainless steel covered in burnt on chutney. Ideas please, for getting it off!!...
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Need somewhere for a couple of 84 and 87, plus sister of 78. Children have flown the nest, and we three are tired of sitting round looking at each other and dozing. Snag is, none of us are very...
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My son keeps bringing me fallen apples from his garden. I desperately need ideas for something different do with them, rather than apple sauce and apple jelly.
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I'm hosting a lunch party soon, for 12 - 14 people - hopefully we'll be able to be in the garden. I used to do these occasions almost with one hand tied behind my back, but now, at 84, it is a little...
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A friend sent me a youtube performance, some years ago, of Andrea Bocelli singing this song, which had a resonance for us both. My friend has died recently, and I would love to hear of a CD in whish...
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I need to send photos by email of a dish that arrived broken in the post. I have never done this.. what should I do? I have a basic digital camera, and an Acer laptop. Help, please!...
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I have been left a tapestry footstool by a friend. It is in excellent condition, but the tapestry is in need of cleaning. Any ideas on a way to do this without spoiling it would be welcome....
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Which of these statements is correct? The library burned down, with all its treasures. OR The library burned down, with all it's treasures....
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I always make the Christmas cake. My son has now moved out and lives with his partner. The recipe I use is a family favourite, so I don't want to change it. If I make the mix and divide between two...
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I went to a performance at the Royal Festival Hall in the 1950s, and I am almost certain that Andre Previn was involved, either as conductor or playing the piano. I do remember that at the end of...
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We moved to this house in June 2009, and (for £100) bought the wicker (?) patio furniture from the previous owners. In the house papers we found the original invoice, and the set was very...
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I have a fig tree in a large pot, which had about six figs on this year, and a very long and skimpy olive tree, a present from my son, which is also in a pot. To my inexpert eye they both look as if...

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