/ Ticks and Smidge
Do you think Smidge is an effective deterrent for ticks? In the past I've used Lifesystems Exped 50 plus which has an insecticide.
No, you will have to wear a leotard. Enjoy.
Leotard? Isn't that called a Onesie now? I dunno. I have a magnifier/ flashlight app which magnifies and lights up; handy for micro tick removal. I'd rather avoid though.
It 'looks' like smidge is effective against ticks.
I reckon if you smeared a bit around your wrists, ankles and neck it would help quite a bit with ticks, I don't get bitten much by ticks though, they don't seem to like me, even on the rare occasions when they do latch on I've never found a 'full' one.
In the interests of science (tm) I just ordered myself a bottle of Smidge and a tin of Wilmas Nordic Summer.
Now I don't expect the Wilmas to work on ticks at all, but I reckon it will clear the hills of all those pesky humans!
> In the interests of science (tm) I just ordered myself a bottle of Smidge and a tin of Wilmas Nordic Summer.
> Now I don't expect the Wilmas to work on ticks at all, but I reckon it will clear the hills of all those pesky humans!
Now you just need to buy some ticks!
I will just pop down to goblin combe and collect a bag of them. Shouldn't take more than 20 minutes.
I'm going to be much more vigilant from now on. I find the prospect of a barely visible (sometimes), potentially dangerous parasite quite alarming.
I just don't go there in summer any more. Every time I go I seem to be finding them days later, and nothing itches like a tick bite.
My record was 14 in an afternoon.
Limestone crag to the west of Bristol. There is some good climbing, but the ticks and ants are vicious in summer.
Has anyone come across a graphic showing the geographical incidence of Lymes?
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