Old 9th Oct 2017, 10:28
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Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: 5909N 00238W (IATA: SOY, ICAO: EGER)
Age: 77
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Originally Posted by ExSp33db1rd View Post
Still have a cylindrical, porcelain "bottle", beige colour, large twist grip stopper in the middle of the side, i.e. fill it in the horizontal position not vertical, that was once used as a hot water bottle, now makes a useful doorstop.
My uncle converted one of the old-fashioned metal biscuit tins into a bed-warmer by cutting a small hole in the base and inserting a 100 watt bulb.
My gran warmed the bed using a house brick, heated in the coal-fired oven and then wrapped in a piece of old blanket.
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