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  Topic: shearing v. abiding by lockdown rules.
Jonnyboy

Replies: 4
Views: 727
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Thu Jun 11, 20 2:00 pm   Subject: shearing v. abiding by lockdown rules.
I reckon if we wear masks and gloves we should be OK, perhaps not gloves for the shearer himself.

The job sounds pretty essential and you can't do it whilst socially distancing so PPE is the way. ...
  Topic: Exciting news
Jonnyboy

Replies: 330
Views: 364536
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Jun 11, 20 10:33 am   Subject: Exciting news
I have a surfeit of them, will probably try some trained and some just left to run riot (or not) outside.
  Topic: 2 Months Coal Free!
Jonnyboy

Replies: 8
Views: 1272
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Jun 09, 20 1:33 pm   Subject: 2 Months Coal Free!
2 Months Coal Free!

does that include delivery?
  Topic: elderflower cordial
Jonnyboy

Replies: 30
Views: 17074
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Jun 08, 20 9:59 am   Subject: elderflower cordial
Do the kids drive or operate machinery once they've had it?

well, they think they can.
  Topic: elderflower cordial
Jonnyboy

Replies: 30
Views: 17074
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Jun 08, 20 9:50 am   Subject: elderflower cordial
I have just made a batch of Elderflower cordial using Nicky CiG 's recipe this time..for me I found it sweeter than I expected..I must have used a scaled down version of Minamoo's recipe before.
Look ...
  Topic: Decking replacement.
Jonnyboy

Replies: 64
Views: 8758
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed May 27, 20 7:15 pm   Subject: Decking replacement.
if you lay over the composite boards don't you run the risk of them still cracking underneath and you losing more structural integrity, captain*



*TMStar Trek
  Topic: air quality
Jonnyboy

Replies: 44
Views: 5110
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed May 27, 20 11:11 am   Subject: air quality
e-bikes are really, really developing well, weights have come down and range has increased.

some compromise between tech and components though. lower spec ones are rather lacking in the brake and ...
  Topic: air quality
Jonnyboy

Replies: 44
Views: 5110
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed May 27, 20 7:22 am   Subject: air quality
If you are only getting 24mpg, that is worse than our full diesel Rangers off road! Doesn't seem much point in it being a hybrid at that level.

absolutely, but that was an outlier when we went to F ...
  Topic: Wildlife
Jonnyboy

Replies: 1132
Views: 497325
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed May 27, 20 5:18 am   Subject: Wildlife
Nice pic dpack.

Surprisingly we get fewer sparrows out where we are, but loads of tits ( great, coal, blue), bullfinch, chaffinch, and best of all yellowhammers. The robins seem to have drawn a tr ...
  Topic: air quality
Jonnyboy

Replies: 44
Views: 5110
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue May 26, 20 5:54 pm   Subject: air quality
Will the eGolf have enough range in winter? You're a fair way from work aren't you? I'm looking at the VW ID3 or the Kia Niro.

Even my brother's Tesla has appalling winter range

Should be plenty ...
  Topic: air quality
Jonnyboy

Replies: 44
Views: 5110
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue May 26, 20 3:21 pm   Subject: air quality
Which electric car? I have a hybrid Audi A3 but will be ordering electric as soon as I can.

And, how old are you now? Geriatric old geezers "drifting" around a roundabout?

last of the e- ...
  Topic: air quality
Jonnyboy

Replies: 44
Views: 5110
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue May 26, 20 3:12 pm   Subject: air quality
and some folk see an empty road as a topgear opportunity without having the required skills

semi-guilty. The daily commute (to a hospital) has been much reduced in time recently, and the temptatio ...
  Topic: Hello
Jonnyboy

Replies: 18
Views: 5155
PostForum: Welcome   Posted: Sat May 23, 20 7:47 pm   Subject: Hello
Hiya, just dropped by in the last few days myself.
  Topic: Sky Plus box...
Jonnyboy

Replies: 8
Views: 4772
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Fri Oct 11, 13 9:27 pm   Subject: Sky Plus box...
We cancelled our sky subscription and all the free channels continued to work after the cut off period.

Didn't get a new card, and the pause and record functionality were disabled.

We have sky b ...
  Topic: With energy price hikes round the corner is it time to open
Jonnyboy

Replies: 10
Views: 11972
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Oct 11, 13 9:20 pm   Subject: With energy price hikes round the corner is it time to open
Been running a multi fuel burner on off cuts from a local roof truss manufacturer for almost 8 years, the savings run in to the thousands by now.
 
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