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December 3, 2010
December 1, 2010
The Government recommendation for the public on snow clearing and self-help
in the snow’
This recommendation can be referred to if you need to dispel any rumours concerning adverse liability if people try to clear the snow: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Nl1/Newsroom/DG_191868
November 28, 2010
Are the torch , candles matches - easy to find in the dark?
LED lights (usually for camping) are very bright and designed as conventional torches or as hands-free hanging or free-standing lamps.
Hands free and walk around phones joined to the landline do not work
Have a conventional non powered plug in phone
Mobile Phones can be charged using an in car charger - or some wind up torches
....or a wind-up charger
sort out which connectors when there is light
Car Starter Packs have car cigarette plugs - into which can go mobile phone chargers, florescent work lights and many other things which can be used in a car
Car cigarette lighters to USB adatators exist
If using a propane or butane camping stove inside, make sure they are placed on a safe surface, away from childrens’ reach and that the room is well-ventilated.
FIRE KILLS CARBON MONOXIDE KILLS
If you think you can not live with out bread and milk
UHT milk keeps,
milk will also keep in the freezer
Bread can be frozen
If you think the power will go off eat from the freezer before power goes off
when power off keep freezer shut
Tinned food generally does not need cooking
try cold baked beans with a bit of hot lime pickle
Use camping stoves
To save fuel - use a wide neck flask - pre heat with SMALL quantity of hot water
start to cook food when boiling well - tip out hot water from flask pour hot food into flask screw down top
I have cooked lentils like this in 6 hours
Don't forget men used to take their tea to work in a flask one boil stayed hot over half a day
Don't wear tight jeans - trousers
the cloth gets cold the gap between body and cloth insulates.
Wellington boots - need not be cold
make insoles place your foot on layers of newspaper tear to shape
put into boots