Tractors on our roads, a gripe or two

December 30, 2016 Knobby 0

Living here in the rural South West it is pretty normal to encounter tractors and other agricultural vehicles on the roads as we drive around, especially when farmers are hay-making, silaging, etc, etc. During the […]

Piping Petrol Around The Country

December 18, 2016 Knobby 0

We see large road tankers replenishing stocks at petrol stations but where do they get the petrol and diesel from? How is fuel moved around the country from the oil refineries and storage facilities? Did […]

What happened to Duckhams Q motor oil?

November 29, 2016 Knobby 2

Remember Duckhams oil? The Duckhams name was synonymous with engine oil when I was growing up. I remember garages having large Duckhams Q branded thermometers screwed to their walls. Duckhams Q, a 20W50 multigrade oil, […]

Buying Tyres On The Internet

October 17, 2016 Knobby 0

Below is a piece I wrote in January 2013 about getting the best value for money when buying tyres. Checking on the web before buying tyres rather than just turning up at a fast fit […]