Ode to Crisps | A poem about Crisps

I like crisps and crisps like me, which I why I’m 20 stone. I eat so many of those little fried slices that my chair has started to grone. I don’t have a favourite in particular; but I am quite partial to salt and vinegar. In America they call crisps ‘chips’, it’s printed on the […]

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2018 F1 Race Calendar – Official

The 2018 Official F1 Calendar has been announced. This year will see the return of the French Grand Prix at the Circuit Paul Ricard, after a 10 year break from the country. Google Calendar link here: https://calendar.google.com/calendar?cid=YWZnMGs0aDdsdGdicHU5bDZuMzgwaGdrajhAZ3JvdXAuY2FsZW5kYXIuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbQ  

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Amazon Echo 2 is a decent update to the 1st Generation

There’s not doubt that the original Amazon Echo was a great success for the company and has bought true smart home capability to homes across the word on an affordable level, and Amazon Echo 2 is a decent update to the 1st Generation. Somehow, Alexa feels a little more intuitive than the first system (but […]

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How to Watch Discovery Channel without a Sky Subscription

When I wrote about getting rid of Sky TV for money saving alternatives, I didn’t realise just how much I was going to miss the Discovery Channel. This led me to look for alternative (legal) ways of picking up the channel without the need for an expensive subscription. Thankfully, there is now a way of […]

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Beware of Maize Starch in Medicine

Maize starch in medicine, if you’re allergic you’d have to ask why? Well, it seems the pharmaceutical industry uses it as a binder. This means that anyone who suffers from a corn allergy needs to be extremely careful when taking any medicine and ensure that they read the leaflet contained within the packet. This all […]

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My recycling setup

My Example of a Household Recycling Setup

An example of a household recycling setup, mine takes a bit of space but is great for separating the different types of waste which my council collects. My local auhotiry collects all types of waste including food, cardboard/paper, plastic, glass, tin, garden and non-recyclable waste.   I place the clear recycling sacks into two smaller […]

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How to Descale a Delonghi Magnifica Coffee Machine

To Descale a Delonghi Magnifica Coffee Machine you’ll need to follow these instructions: Place the de-scaler into the water container Top up with 1 litre of plain water Press and hold the flashing light button below the strength dial for 5 seconds Place a large plastic contained under the milk/cappuccino mode Turn the steam tap […]

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Seaton to Millendreath Bodigga Coastal Walk (August 2017)

It’s fair to say I don’t want enough so I was keen to try out one of the many coastel paths that Cornwall has to offer whilst visiting on holiday. We were staying at a holiday house on Looe Hill in Seaton so opted for the nearby Seaton to Millendreath Coastal Walk, about 2.5 miles […]

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Pushy Sky Salesperson tries to Stop Us Cancelling Subscription

We often hear of companies doing their most to retain customers, and there’s no better example than this Pushy Sky Salesperson who repeatedly tries to prevent us cancelling our contract despite us saying 7 times that we don’t want it any more. I posted the video on Youtube (removing any personal information) and as you’ll […]

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