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    Carers Credit

    Both me and the girl have applied for Carers Credit, (as we are co carers) but so far no letters of acknowledgement. Is a gimmick, or something the DWP itself has forgotten about.

    Note this is...
  2. Fact or fiction? PIP assessment is based on an criminal interrogation system?

    Was it here someone mentioned this? Or am I imagining it.. Its quite believable. Given how very different PIP is from DLA.
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    Pretty easy. This time of year, you can take...

    Pretty easy.

    This time of year, you can take 'water' cuttings of quite a few things. Just cut a bit off and pop in a jar of water. Then carefully pop in a pot when there's a good amount of root....
  4. Hows everyone's garden growing this year

    We've got herbs galore, spuds are being eaten, peas are almost ready, and a plethora of flowers and the pond went in earlier in the year which is being loved by the birds, bees etc..
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    An update for 2019.. So far

    As @336jreggae requested an update.

    Much happening.. We've now got more plants, from cuttings, social media, friends, discounted plants.. I'm loving Morrisons and Aldi right now..:) 2 lots of...
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    Crumbs.. I just tried Mongoose.. Coding...

    Crumbs.. I just tried Mongoose.. Coding explosion! :)
  7. The stories/maybe proposed changes have come a...

    The stories/maybe proposed changes have come a bit late for me, but generally speaking MOST of the properties I viewed/looked at online that were suitable for me and RD's needs were 'No DSS' and so...
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    The Facebook Group...

    The Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/1716015725371523/
    Gardening for Health Chronic Illness and Disability is pretty good for networking resources.

    Worth checking out:)
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    26th to 27th March - NAIDEX 2019..

    Anyone else off to NAIDEX this year:

    http://www.naidex.co.uk

    With help from friends driving/and being a bit closer to Bham now we're off on the Wed for a bit:)

    Looks to be an excellent show.
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    Point being if your cut off from power/can't pay...

    Point being if your cut off from power/can't pay bills you wouldn't be able to access banks etc.
    I've got an account thats purely mobile (which I used on hols) so as long as I can get some sort of...
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    Its all starting up

    Tete a tete are more or less in full swing, Hellebores are looking magnificent (although they have aphids on the flowers, apparently Hellebore aphids are a 'thing') Snowdrops are great, some seeds...
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    Spammer account, and reported. Not had anything...

    Spammer account, and reported.
    Not had anything back from DWP yet, apart from a standard, we haven't had your form yet (sent the previous day recorded and signed for by 'Binky!!') Yes, Binky, I kid...
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    I really couldn't watch more than the first few...

    I really couldn't watch more than the first few bits..

    Just brought back to much frustration/memories of stress!..
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    Last car I test drove was a C4.. Very comfy...

    Last car I test drove was a C4.. Very comfy drive and great space for wheelchair in the back..
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    I'd agree with Nukecad .. The court clerks are...

    I'd agree with Nukecad .. The court clerks are usually far more friendly, and professional than anyone from the DWP or its dodgy contractors:)

    Certainly when I had my tribunal I was halfway...
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    Unless your getting UC.. Some bright spark...

    Unless your getting UC..
    Some bright spark (Piece of ****) at the DWP has decided that the shiny new UC recipients don't deserve even a small christmas pudding.
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    I'm just glad its not UC.. Some reports they've...

    I'm just glad its not UC.. Some reports they've scrapped the pittance of an Xmas bonus for those who get it.. FFS!
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    Others should be able to answer this question in...

    Others should be able to answer this question in more detail, but as far as I know the NHS electric chairs are pretty bulky, and might not suit your needs (if you work out what these are). Say for...
  19. Much as the Red Cross do a lot of good, when I...

    Much as the Red Cross do a lot of good, when I needed a chair they basically told me to sodd off for 3 months as there was a 'waiting list and non available'.. NHS was useless in my rehab. Came...
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    Its all going rather well

    Chuffed with the garden. We've been harvesting container grown, peas, potatoes and blueberries. The raised bed planters and waterbutt's are getting put in their final positions.. Finally! The...
  21. Looks like a fair bit of work for someone, so...

    Looks like a fair bit of work for someone, so hopefully you'll make a quick sale:)

    My old car is getting a makeover but probably will never drive it again as its not suitable for a chair really...
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    Survival of cuttings

    Good news, of sorts.

    Last year I took a load of cuttings, put in a gritty mix, dipped in rooting hormone and left over the winter covered in fleece.

    First full defleecing of the year.
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  23. Online course with FutureLearn/Dundee Uni..

    Just completed one short course with 'FutureLearn'

    Will probably do a second.

    Just Finished 'From Soil to Sky' all online learning and interaction apart from taking a soil sample (which we...
  24. Harsh, very harsh!! Cruelty go gardeners I say!

    Harsh, very harsh!! Cruelty go gardeners I say!
  25. Gardeners World Live - Birmingham June 2018

    Is anyone braving GWL this year

    https://www.bbcgardenersworldlive.com/

    There are a million ways to get discounted tickets, garden magazines, Tesco points etc, and Carer's enter free. We're off...
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