Gerber: Centre-Drive Multi-Tool Review #ad

I’m a painter and decorator, and also do many handyman jobs, so I am always on the lookout for new tools which quite honestly, does it all, and that will make my job easier. So when Gerber asked me if I would like to review the new Centre-Drive multi -tool, I thought yes, I would love to put it to the test! My initial thoughts when I held the Centre-Drive, was wow! This is an awesome bit of kit. It is total quality and I was hoping that when I started to use that it would live up to my… [Read More]

Follow The Bear: Hofmeister Lager Is Back With A Giveaway 

If you are as old as me, you will remember the 80’s with affection. For me it was easily the era of music, although I’m quite happy to see my favourites stay in the 80’s. Comebacks are never quite the same as when they were top of the charts the first time around. For all of that guess who has made a comeback. It’s Hofmeister larger, easily one of the top lagers of that decade. When Hofmeister was originally launched it was brewed by Heineken and they then stopped brewing it in 2003. However, 13 years later it’s been brought… [Read More]

Getting A Logo For My Buisness 

Regular readers of my blog will know that what I do for a living is painting and decorating. I’ve been doing this for longer than I can remember. Every now and again I like to find a new image or re-brand my business to help keep it fresh and up to date. One of the most important parts of re-branding is getting the right logo. If I’m honest this normally takes me ages and I usually end up putting it off simply because of a lack of time. So when I was searching the internet and came across a simple… [Read More]

Tips for Decorating After Experiencing Different Types of Floods

There are several types of floods that many home and property owners may experience at some point throughout their lifetime. While those that live in designated flood areas may be more prepared for these natural disasters or otherwise more caught up on actions that one can take afterwards to restore and redecorate properties, flooding may also occur in non-designated areas as well. No matter how prepared a property owner may be, however, not all damage is or can always be expected. It can be important for individuals to be equipped with informed guidance on how to redecorate and restore property,… [Read More]

How To Get That Giant Trevally (GT) Catch

Whether you absolutely love fishing for Trevally or you fancy trying your luck at it, here are some tips to get you started. 1. It’s All About the Location Targeting Trevally on the flats is quite an achievement. Giant Trevally are part of the Jack family and can be found throughout the Indo-Pacific area. One of the best ways to target this fish is through a lodge. Some preferred locations include Christmas Island and the Seychelles. Typically, these fish can be found throughout the subtropical and tropical waters in the Pacific and Indian Oceans and they tend to hunt in… [Read More]

How To Look After A Wooden Log Cabin

For your garden log cabin to enjoy a prolonged lifespan, it is essential that you maintain it properly. Below, we look at a few things to focus on. The Main Areas • Treat the cabin as soon as it is assembled. • Be sure to choose the right treatment. • Ensure that you re-apply treatment as necessary. • Look out for any leaks or rain damage. • Take the necessary measures to control moisture around and in the cabin. • Ensure that the cabin can settle properly. • Make sure your cabin is always secure. Treatments Wooden garden log cabins… [Read More]

Protect Your Oil from Theft this Winter

Home heating oil is more vulnerable to theft in the winter months. Of course, the main reason for this is that it’s colder, so there’s more demand for it. If thieves are selling it on they’ll get a better price per litre or if they’re using it for themselves, they’ll be “saving” even more. Thankfully, increased awareness and security in recent years has meant a significant drop in the numbers of oil thefts, but it does still happen. Here’s what you can do to make your tank and its precious contents fresh from Emo Oil safer over the colder months…. [Read More]

My Son Has Been In University Just Three Week’s

This weekend my son, A, is coming home for the weekend from university after 3 weeks. What has surprised me is never for one minute, did I realise how much I would miss him. Of course it was always going to be strange with him not being around, but it has genuinely shocked me. In his first three weeks I haven’t heard from him that often which is something I expected with all the freshers events happening, but everyday I would think about him. Generally very silly things, but important things to me like is he eating properly, I hope… [Read More]

Important questions to ask your professional wedding planner

The organisation of a wedding will always be difficult, so it’s understandable that you may wish to seek out the services of a professional wedding planner. However, this person must also be someone who ‘clicks’ with you – who understands and serves your needs and desires from your wedding day, and who ultimately works for you, instead of forcing you to work for them. We know a few things about the finer points of selecting a professional wedding planner here at Château Bouffémont, and the following are the questions that we would most urge you to ask. Are you available… [Read More]

Five Best Workout Tips For The Fall

Did you miss out on a beach body this year? Or are you thinking of getting into shape before the holiday season begins? The fall may be a time for a change in your workout routine, and with the beautiful reds and oranges all around you, it’s the perfect time to get out and get active. So kick up some leaves, breathe in the cool crisp air, and head on out to get yourself in shape this season. Here are our top five workout tips for fall 2017. 1. Take advantage of the weather. Fall is the perfect time of… [Read More]