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Bought myself a wobble core stability exercise cushion disk, but the kids have taken to sitting on it..
Speaking of which:

OH is making a wobble board for Heffalump (FWP #1), and I can't find the extra large springs needed to give it the right amount of wobble. (FWP #2) According to our canine physiotherapist (FWP #3), most are made with boxspring mattress springs.

Can't decide which of our beds I should sacrifice so that my dog can do physiotherapy in the comfort of his own home. (FWP #4)

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Old 05.06.2017, 18:26
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My doctor forbade me to go to Brazil (Zika et. al) and our families insist we travel to Europe instead. I was already counting on that Japan or Israel trip...
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Old 05.06.2017, 19:15
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most are made with boxspring mattress springs. Can't decide which of our beds I should sacrifice so that my dog can do physiotherapy in the comfort of his own home. (FWP #4)
In shops they have little mini mattress things to display what the inside of the large one looks like. Have you thought about asking in bed shops to see if they have a mini one they are going to throw away that you could have?
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Old 05.06.2017, 19:17
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Speaking of which:

OH is making a wobble board for Heffalump (FWP #1), and I can't find the extra large springs needed to give it the right amount of wobble. (FWP #2) According to our canine physiotherapist (FWP #3), most are made with boxspring mattress springs.

Can't decide which of our beds I should sacrifice so that my dog can do physiotherapy in the comfort of his own home. (FWP #4)

Have you tried asking at your local Broki or recycling center?
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Old 05.06.2017, 19:52
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In shops they have little mini mattress things to display what the inside of the large one looks like. Have you thought about asking in bed shops to see if they have a mini one they are going to throw away that you could have?
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Have you tried asking at your local Broki or recycling center?
Local Brocki yes - but apparently they don't accept mattresses (FWP #5) so no springs to be found.

Haven't tried the recycling center, though, good suggestion. Since the Brocki won't take mattresses, that could well be where surplus-to-requirements boxsprings end up.

I'll have a rummage 'round later this week.

The things we do, eh?
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Old 05.06.2017, 21:15
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Bought myself a wobble core stability exercise cushion disk, but the kids have taken to sitting on it..
Your post reminded me to make use of my swopper. But someone changed the height, it's too high to work on the computer and I'm not heavy enough to get it further down.
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Old 05.06.2017, 21:44
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I have a bunch of mattresses I'll be getting rid of if you are interested...4 to be precise. I was wondering how one could dispose of them.
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Old 06.06.2017, 21:19
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Colder weather means I have to dig out the recently put away long trousers and long sleeve tops for tomorrow
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Old 06.06.2017, 21:41
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Yeah, I had to dig out a pair of socks and my winter slippers again. Feet were freezing.
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Colder weather means I have to dig out the recently put away long trousers and long sleeve tops for tomorrow




I'm wearing thick socks and a big jumper because I'm buggered if I'm putting the central heating on in June!


(I may have lit the wood burner this afternoon though...)
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Old 09.06.2017, 15:09
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We have apparently run out of dog shampoo. The Hound has just been for a lovely walk and play whereupon she evidently rolled in something dead. A lot. I've just had to wash her with Sanex. The Teetree shampoo didn't cut it...
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Crazy queues at the supermarket on Saturday... ;-(
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Election exhaustion
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Election exhaustion
Yup. Stayed up too late and I've been behind-hand all day.
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Easy for you to say.
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Easy for you to say.
You beat me to it!
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I agree. I think we should close up shop for the day; put FWP's to bed; take a long hard look in the mirror; and reflect.
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