23-04-19, 19:11Oakbank replied to a poll Who are the most powerful personalities in environmentalism? in All about renewablesPI can only give her one thumbs up. She is a remarkable young lady.3 replies | 56 view(s)
20-04-19, 21:40I've been thinking about this one for a few days and am really struggling to whittle my choice of music down to just eight songs as I find that what...18 replies | 297 view(s)
19-04-19, 16:54Oh I don't doubt the planet will survive. Nor do I doubt ****-sapiens will survive; some of us anyway. I do have grave doubts that our nice,...4 replies | 68 view(s)
18-04-19, 22:49I fitted weather compensation to my boiler and a simple "internet of things" switch that allows me to turn the heating off and on using smartphone...8 replies | 272 view(s)
18-04-19, 22:46Oakbank replied to a poll POLL: Which is your favourite Easter egg or Easter chocolate in Off-topicThornton's chocolate gingers. or15 replies | 260 view(s)
18-04-19, 22:38Who watched Sir David Attenborough's documentary on Climate Change? Frightening prospects for our planet don't you think? Given the number of...4 replies | 68 view(s)
11-04-19, 22:03We've had two, occasionally three, grandkids staying with us this week. Taken them swimming, cycling, long walks with the dog, trips to the park, to...353 replies | 20397 view(s)
09-04-19, 17:50Master & Commander is an amalgam of two or three books. In my not so humble opinion it is a great movie. :)33 replies | 763 view(s)
09-04-19, 10:40I wondered what all the fuss was about with GOT, so downloaded what I thought was one episode. Turned out I'd bought access to the whole lot, series...18 replies | 309 view(s)
09-04-19, 10:19I invariably fall asleep.33 replies | 763 view(s)
09-04-19, 10:18No, no, no, no. Opening a really old book, now that is a feast for the senses. I am congenitally unable to walk out of a second-hand bookstore...33 replies | 763 view(s)
17-03-19, 10:08I had a look at a Tesla last week. I thought the build quality was a bit less than what I would have expected in such an expensive car. The new...4 replies | 143 view(s)
17-03-19, 10:01i agree. I just think domestic central heating based around heat pumps is in its infancy. If you go the ground source route you either need a...9 replies | 305 view(s)
15-03-19, 10:03Perhaps I should have added your cousin's friend's sister's aunt could consider electric towel rails on a timer. They could come for an hour or two...9 replies | 305 view(s)
14-03-19, 17:29Marc Bathrooms are often, perhaps most often, used at the beginning and end of the day when the central heating system is either winding up or...9 replies | 305 view(s)
13-03-19, 17:34Bet this will upset the boiler manufacturers! Gas Central Heating Ban from 2025 It'll be interesting to see what the unintended consequences...9 replies | 305 view(s)
11-03-19, 11:30I see Bulb are running a TV add campaign at the moment. Do PP have any plans along those lines?13 replies | 727 view(s)
11-03-19, 11:16I use an iPhone 5s and an iPad mini, both getting on in years, to run the app. When on the forum I use my equally antiquated desktop, which I call...28 replies | 898 view(s)
02-03-19, 00:38Oakbank replied to a thread Taking the “Zero mark-up/monthly membership fee” business model to other markets. in Off-topicLenny While your idea has some merit I can't see it having the number of customers, or members, required to make it a going concern. I may be...1 replies | 121 view(s)
02-03-19, 00:25Oakbank replied to a poll Following on from Marc’s “How dya like ya toast?” thread ......... in Off-topicMy signature dish is Mushroom Risotto. Takes about 20/25 minutes. Recipe for two. Take one largish onion, red for preference, and chop finely...14 replies | 527 view(s)
01-03-19, 17:25Jon Can't really compare with last year as the house renovations were a long way from being completed. Having floorboards up, ceilings down and...23 replies | 899 view(s)
01-03-19, 16:57Here's this months update. Units are 100's cuft December 166 units (no weather compensation 5.21 units/day average) January 170 units (1st...23 replies | 899 view(s)
01-03-19, 16:44Oakbank replied to a poll Poll: What might cause you to consider leaving Pure Planet? in Off-topicLenny. There's something wrong with your poll. I can't tick all 4 options. :cool:5 replies | 281 view(s)
01-03-19, 16:41I'd like to see PP flyers in BP filling stations. "Join Pure Planet and get 1p/litre off your next tank full" or something like that.13 replies | 727 view(s)
01-03-19, 16:35Oakbank replied to a poll Following on from Marc’s “How dya like ya toast?” thread ......... in Off-topicMarmite: I may be going out on a limb here, but I can take it or leave it. ;)14 replies | 527 view(s)
01-03-19, 16:32Yep, that'll help. Can't wait for our external venting tumble drier to breakdown so we can get a condensing one. :rolleyes:9 replies | 265 view(s)
01-03-19, 15:35That sure is impressive! Is this just electric? Despite fitting weather compensation to my boiler I doubt I'll achieve these savings. Congratulations.9 replies | 265 view(s)
01-03-19, 14:54Right, the right bread: I don't relish the bowel scouring wholegrain stuff, but 50/50 wholemeal/strong white flour makes great bread and toast. ...26 replies | 684 view(s)
01-03-19, 14:43Oakbank replied to a thread Pure Planet Community photo challenge - February 2019 - The End of Winter in Off-topicWow! And thank you all for the lovely comments and 'likes'. I have to admit it is probably one of my favourite photos. More than happy to pick the...38 replies | 1476 view(s)
01-03-19, 13:31Oakbank replied to a thread Quarterly wholesale energy watch February 2019 - we're keeping our prices as they are in Welcome and latest newsThanks for the update Marc.4 replies | 301 view(s)
01-03-19, 13:21In the H5 to I6 area. Just not quite needing scraped. Just a touch of butter, which must go on when the toast is hot, and rhubarb & ginger marmalade.26 replies | 684 view(s)
26-02-19, 21:29Yep, Eastbath has the first correct answer. :raisinghands: :raisinghands: Your fridge and freezer are both heat pumps. They both contain a...12 replies | 421 view(s)
26-02-19, 10:33Oakbank replied to a thread Taking the New York Times' British-Irish Dialect Quiz in Off-topicNote according to POTUS. "Fake News, Fake News!" :rolleyes: The quiz was spot on as far as I'm concerned. I'm bit surprised as, having Scots /...10 replies | 562 view(s)
25-02-19, 18:54Nope. Nice try though.12 replies | 421 view(s)
25-02-19, 18:30Oakbank replied to a thread Pure Planet Community photo challenge - February 2019 - The End of Winter in Off-topicTaken a couple of weeks ago. My Munro bagging daughter and her deaf Dalmation with blue skies above, clouds below and the Moon in the distance. (a...38 replies | 1476 view(s)
25-02-19, 18:23Not unusual. Happened to me and I simply sent in another set of readings which were the ones used by PP and my previous supplier.1 replies | 87 view(s)
25-02-19, 18:21Joyce Nice of you to come back and say thanks :raisinghands:4 replies | 158 view(s)
25-02-19, 18:20Hmmm. Nobody, by the looks of things. Yet we've all got one or more of them in our homes. Virtual beer to the first person to say what and where...12 replies | 421 view(s)
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