Latest posts by Welshonion

Wrong coal?

Posted: 18/12/2014 at 13:00
Oh, excellent! Just checked with Boilerjuice and not only would it have been more expensive per litre but they quoted for delivery in January. I had delivery within 24 hours! I'll stick with my usual supplier.

Wrong coal?

Posted: 18/12/2014 at 12:50
Poor tanker driver arrived at the refinery at 5.30 am then had to wait until the lab was open so they could add the red dye. Made three deliveries before he arrived with us. All topped up now. Let it snow if it dares!

Wrong coal?

Posted: 17/12/2014 at 19:47
I get my OH to ring round for prices every time we need oil, and we always come back to the same firm, but they have started charging an extra percentage for credit card sales. Bad news, but on the other hand they don't ask to be paid immediately!


Posted: 17/12/2014 at 19:41
Willies, you'll have to find your own!

When we were farming I always bought Noras. Quite expensive but completely smooth inside so they could be washed out. Those that wear them every day will know how good that is.

Wrong coal?

Posted: 17/12/2014 at 19:31
Ordered a top up of heating oil at 4.45 this evening. Tanker driver rang at 5.45 to say he'll be here at 7.30 am tomorrow. And I'm sure he will be!

Wrong coal?

Posted: 17/12/2014 at 18:09
Good news. If you didn't get what you originally ordered they should resolve it in your favour.

Wrong coal?

Posted: 17/12/2014 at 09:56
Sorry, but you haven't been duped or fooled, you just agreed to accept the wrong kind of coal. If they said it was anthracite before they dumped it the onus is on you.

Were you specific about what you wanted when you ordered? If you ordered eggs and they delivered anthracite that is a different thing.

Anthracite is more expensive too. Lovely stuff in the right place, though most of it is foreign now and has been for many years.

Wrong coal?

Posted: 17/12/2014 at 09:41
Anthracite is the best steam coal in the world, it should be used in solid fuel stoves and boilers not wood burner/multifuels. It will burn too hot if you get it going properly. Now, in an AGA, Rayburn or boiler it would be fine. If you really get it going it will burn out the inside of the stove.

If you can't return it I would mix it well with the coal you have left and make sure you get the right stuff next time.

Growing True Potato Seed

Posted: 17/12/2014 at 00:13
Jersey Royals are a trade name of new potatoes grown on Jersey. The seed potatoes we can buy are International Kidney and they are probably grown where most seed potatoes are grown. Not on Jersey!

Growing Garlic

Posted: 16/12/2014 at 17:28
It's shallots that traditionally are planted on the shortest day and harvested on the longest.

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