• nikky replied to the topic Controlling pond blanket weed? in the forum DIY 2 months ago

    What about ducks?

  • We went to Dubrovnik for our honeymoon (a year ago next week, as it happens), and fell in love with the place.

    The scenery, the people, the food (Orsan at the yacht club is just perfection) and the local wines all added up to a perfect trip.

  • I think everywhere on Crete is wonderful. The one thing to watch out for is the transliteration of place names, and how signs are written. Many signs are still in the style from before the spelling reform, so the Greek name on a map might not exactly match the name on a road sign, but that’s mostly a question of accent marks above letters.…[Read more]

  • nikky replied to the topic Warfarin or Rivaroxaban? in the forum Health 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    I was lucky enough to get a clot from knee to groin in January this year, and was given the choice of Rivaroxaban or warfarin. I chose Riva so that I didn’t have to worry about getting my INR checked all the time. About 4 weeks after starting it I had chest pains so went to a&e, and it was found I had a pulmonary embolism. A huge one. It’s tho…[Read more]