• lea replied to the topic Painting – DIY in the forum DIY 3 years, 1 month ago

    Johnstone paints are great as they’re for professional decorators so have high pigment. I’d say go for a light colour – you can’t go wrong with white walls and ceilings – for white we buy big tubs of Leylands Super Leytex from Johnstones paint Centres. We’ve just decorated our house in Homebase Fresh Linen which is a great neutral colour, with Fa…[Read more]

  • lea replied to the topic Stomach bug? Top tips? in the forum Health 3 years, 4 months ago

    Don’t worry about what you’re eating, just try to eat something so you have energy to do what you need to do. I echo lucozade, that and a Yorkie kept us going on epic walks as kids in the Lakes, long term it’s not the ideal diet, but is fine for a few days!

    The rice and salt sounds tasty! Maybe some pasta?

  • lea replied to the topic Charging Your Child Rent in the forum Chit Chat 3 years, 4 months ago

    I am not a parent .
    But there’s no way you should be cleaning the room of an adult child even if they are paying you something for me that’s a no no .
    I would sit her down tell her what the deal is I would go for an affordable amount but tell her that from now on she does her own room and laundry then you either try to enforce a stanadard or you…[Read more]

  • lea replied to the topic Tooth abscess advice PLEASE in the forum Health 3 years, 5 months ago

    I really do know how you feel..One of my teeth has a recurrent abcess my dentist cannot seem to shift. Have just finished a second course of amoxyxillin & metronidazole combined. Root canal next week and I am dreading it.

    Oil of cloves can work well – it’s a very old remedy but it numbs the gum. If you now have localised pain rather than general…[Read more]

  • lea replied to the topic How to ease bad foot pain? in the forum Health 3 years, 6 months ago

    I’ve recently started wearing compression socks and they are ace for my foot pain.

  • Sorrento and the Amalfi coast in Italy is wonderful.

  • I’d go for a temp role too. Having someone irrationally attack/undermine you every day gets old very quickly, affects your health and ultimately will have an impact on the quality of work you are doing, because you’ll end up spending more time and energy trying to mitigate against their behaviour than doing your own job. People like that are toxic…[Read more]

  • I tried to understand how it functions, what blockchain is but I can’t lol