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  Topic: Adventure installing a woodburning stove
Will

Replies: 27
Views: 20884
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Jul 16, 08 12:18 pm   Subject: Adventure installing a woodburning stove
We acid washed and sealed the brickwork, then just plastered the outer wall rather than rendering the whole lot.

We took out a repro art deco surround which had been installed in front of the origi ...
  Topic: Waste Veg Oil
Will

Replies: 25
Views: 8806
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Tue Jul 08, 08 9:24 am   Subject: Waste Veg Oil
I've been using B100 from these folk: http://www.bioukfuels.co.uk .
This is in an Audi A4 with the PD engine and I've not had many problems apart from the usual clogged filters. However local Bosch ...
  Topic: The biters of the ankles
Will

Replies: 13
Views: 4187
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Sun Sep 17, 06 10:08 am   Subject: The biters of the ankles
Orchid = One Recent Child Horribly In Debt
  Topic: The biters of the ankles
Will

Replies: 13
Views: 4187
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Sat Sep 16, 06 10:32 pm   Subject: The biters of the ankles
Due to impendingish (next year) move from carefree dinky to probable orchid, I'm pondering what my principles are in this child-rearing and consumption lark. In between denial and panic atta ...
  Topic: Urgent - need wood!
Will

Replies: 6
Views: 2383
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Thu Jun 01, 06 6:32 pm   Subject: Urgent - need wood!
Thanks all,

I currently have some window frames and fencing courtesy of Freecycle, plus three offers from on here. I love the internet.

Naomi - if they're local to me I'll take them. Have PM'd ...
  Topic: Urgent - need wood!
Will

Replies: 6
Views: 2383
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Wed May 31, 06 9:13 pm   Subject: Urgent - need wood!
Hi all, long time no see etc.

OH is running a Guide camp over the weekend in Sheffield. We urgently need some wood for a campfire on Saturday night as the campsite is a bit short.

I know it's a ...
  Topic: Rhubarb
Will

Replies: 33
Views: 6681
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Apr 24, 06 11:46 am   Subject: Rhubarb
Our rhubarb is absolutely huge already. We've only got one crown but OH took 2kg excluding leaves off it yesterday. I blame the huge stack of manure and compost it's been under for the winter...

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  Topic: Mint Sauce with Mushy Peas
Will

Replies: 14
Views: 5343
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri Apr 21, 06 12:56 pm   Subject: Mint Sauce with Mushy Peas
I wouldn't personally, pie and mushy peas with mint sauce and preferably some thick meaty gravy is what they will be eating in the Yorkshire corner of heaven. Maybe with a large yorkshire pud filled ...
  Topic: Mint Sauce with Mushy Peas
Will

Replies: 14
Views: 5343
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri Apr 21, 06 12:53 pm   Subject: Mint Sauce with Mushy Peas
Yes to vinegar, no to water.
  Topic: Why aren't tea urns insulated?
Will

Replies: 48
Views: 22321
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Apr 20, 06 6:09 pm   Subject: Why aren't tea urns insulated?
A bit like "terror" or "transistor" or "teleporter" then.
  Topic: anyone using biodiesel in their vehicle ?
Will

Replies: 17
Views: 10703
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Apr 19, 06 7:46 am   Subject: anyone using biodiesel in their vehicle ?
Are there are any other co-ops like that?

A few I know of:

Goldenfuels in Oxfordshire www.goldenfuels.com
Magpie recycling (based at Shabitat in Brighton) - www.magpie.coop
Sundance Renewables ...
  Topic: Alternative to SUMA?
Will

Replies: 11
Views: 5087
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Tue Apr 11, 06 4:18 pm   Subject: Alternative to SUMA?
I get supplies from [url=http://www.lembas.co.uk]Lembas
  Topic: So what's in your fridge-freezer, then ?
Will

Replies: 37
Views: 10625
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Apr 11, 06 2:35 pm   Subject: So what's in your fridge-freezer, then ?
A three year old and an eighteen month year old who both get through at least a pint each a day, plus a father with a hot chocolate addiction, plus a mother who makes some of the best cauliflower chee ...
  Topic: So what's in your fridge-freezer, then ?
Will

Replies: 37
Views: 10625
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Apr 11, 06 1:46 pm   Subject: So what's in your fridge-freezer, then ?
The joys of children pt 94: Opened the fridge at a friend's house the other night to get a beer. Contents of fridge:

8 cans bitter
1 Asda curry bag
64 pints semi-skimmed milk

Apparently this ...
  Topic: Interesting Car Site
Will

Replies: 14
Views: 4401
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Apr 11, 06 12:42 pm   Subject: Interesting Car Site
I'm with ETA for breakdown recovery etc, and the one time I've had to use them they were very helpful.

The best thing is that you can get some smug satisfaction from not being associated with the R ...
 
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