De-scale a Dulce Gusto machine using White Vinegar

De-scale a Dulce Gusto machine using White Vinegar

Yep, it’s true. You really can De-scale a Dulce Gusto machine using White Vinegar. In 2015 I posted a video showing people how to descale a Nescafe Dulce Gusto machine and it’s been very successful, with lots of people confirming that it works for them. Using Vinegar is also considerably cheaper than paying for the […]

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Working from home

Working from Home: how to do it successfully whilst keeping your sanity

I worked from home for 8 years for an insurance company full time, so I know all about what it entails. I understand how difficult it can be to get motivated. But how easy is it and is working from home all that it’s cracked up to be?   Keeping motivated when working from home […]

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World's Cheapest DIY Standing Desk

World’s Cheapest DIY Standing Desk

Building the World’s Cheapest DIY Standing Desk was a piece of cake once I knew how to put it together. Using a mix of second hand and new parts sourced form Ebay, I was able to build my standing desk for less than £16 and it ended up looking fantastic. I can now benefit from […]

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Toshiba CB30 Chromebook screen replacement

Toshiba CB30 Chromebook screen replacement

It’s very easy to carry out a Toshiba CB30 Chromebook screen replacement, and definitely one of the easiest to do. In fact, it’s so simple that even a novice tech can accomplish it. You only need two tools – a sharp knife and a mini Philips screwdriver. You can buy a replacement screen cheaply here. […]

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End Virgin Media contract early without penalty

If, like me, you found yourself in the middle of a Virgin Media contract and wishing you’d stuck with Sky or BT, you’re probably wondering how to end Virgin Media contract early without penalty. Unfortunately, it’s very difficult to get out of any such contract early without penalties unless something within that contract changes. However, […]

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Keep cats off your garden

Keep Cats off your Garden without hurting them

If you’re looking to keep cats off your garden and you don’t want to hurt them, there are a number of methods that you can adopt using natural remedies or technology. No one really wants to hurt animals, so this blog describes tried and tested methods.   Sonic scarers/water sprayers Some people have reported good […]

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How to Open an Oyster

How to open an Oyster

This blog will provide you with detailed instructions on how to open an oyster. In North America people say ‘shuck’ instead of ‘open’. Oyster’s have been a staple food for thousands of years. Once a food of the poor, and no considered a delicacy, Oysters are full of sweet and salty flavours. Opening an oyster […]

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Calendula for dry skin

Calendula for dry Skin: how this natural oil has helped my psoriasis

I have suffered from flaky, scaly skin (psoriasis) on my face and scalp for many years and recently tried Calendula for dry skin, a natural plant extract. The problem started in my mid teens and I suffered unto my mid 30’s. My skin becomes flaky (almost like large scales of dandruff) and covered my scalp […]

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turn a Garden Shed into an Office

How to turn a Garden Shed into an Office

When my wife became a teacher we quickly realised that our three bedroom house wasn’t big enough for us, our kids and the many boxes of marking that a teacher has to bring home on a daily basis. We also realised that my wife needed somewhere quiet, warm and comfortable to work, where she could […]

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