Not Enough Gift Wrap For That Gift? Wrap It Diagonally.

Introduction You start off with a nice roll of Gift Wrap, when you wrap those gifts for that festive occasion, and afterwards you have a small rectangle of unused paper left over. Eventually another small gift needs wrapping so you look through the small left-over pieces of Gift Wrap only to find several are nearly… Continue reading Not Enough Gift Wrap For That Gift? Wrap It Diagonally.

My Weight Is Reducing Slowly But Surely

Introduction Since my last post on body weight (Excel Templates for Body Weight Records) I have continued to try and lose weight. Well slowly but surely my weight is reducing and I have my latest graph to demonstrate it below (select it to enlarge it): I have struggled to lose 35 pounds (2½ stones) over… Continue reading My Weight Is Reducing Slowly But Surely

Postures And Movements To Test Agility

Introduction As people grow older they often lose their agility and so lose their ability to take up certain postures and movements to test agility. This article offers a list of postures and movements to test agility which I have concocted and tried. I would expect these postures and movements to test agility to be easily formed by… Continue reading Postures And Movements To Test Agility

Bionic Prosthetic Hand For The 21st Century

Introduction I listened to the BBC Radio 2 Jeremy Vine show on 23rd June and heard a great article about a young woman who had been given a bionic prosthetic hand. A 21st century creation. Her name is Nicky Ashwell and here she is in the following video tweet being interviewed by Jeremy Vine who… Continue reading Bionic Prosthetic Hand For The 21st Century

Using Bread Maker Panasonic SD206

Using a Panasonic Breadmaker

Introduction I made this video of myself using a bread maker (Panasonic SD206) in 2001 but had no means of publishing it back then. So I have decided to publish it now so that the effort wasn’t completely wasted. I hope it helps people who are considering getting a bread maker but are not sure how one… Continue reading Using Bread Maker Panasonic SD206

Oh No! Not Square Plates Again!

Introduction Controversy rages over what shape of plate food should be served on: Square plates are an ‘abomination’ according to a report about MasterChef judge William Sitwell’s view in the Telegraph. Apparently Mr Sitwell is to hold a ‘Square Plate’ amnesty at the Towcester Food Festival on the 7th and 8th of June 2014. He doesn’t plan to… Continue reading Oh No! Not Square Plates Again!

After 40 Days My Merrell Boots Let In Water

Introduction I bought a pair of Merrell MOAB boots for £115 (see featured image) from Millets in Derby 40 days ago and this morning I came back from walking my dog, Leo, and found my left sock was wet because those Merrell boots let in water. They were sold to me as waterproof. Every day I walk a… Continue reading After 40 Days My Merrell Boots Let In Water

One Pint Glass Tankards Seen In Dalston

Has a new era begun now One Pint Glass Tankards have been seen in Dalston? “One pint glass tankards seen in Dalston pubs in East London such as The Shacklewell Arms.” BBC A lengthy report from the BBC tells that these drinking vessels may be returning to some pubs frequented by young people in London. They… Continue reading One Pint Glass Tankards Seen In Dalston

Flash Mob Opened New Forecourt at Derby Train Station

The Flash Mob Danced on The New Forecourt On 16th April 2013 Derby celebrated by way of dance to an appropriate tune “The Loco-Motion”. The dance was performed by a Flash Mob at the opening of the new Derby Train Station Forecourt. This happened after months of disruption and a lot of money spent. See the short portion… Continue reading Flash Mob Opened New Forecourt at Derby Train Station

CycloCable Gets Bikes Up That Hill

CycloCable We all know it’s a bit of a pain cycling up steep hills especially on your journey to work, but CycloCable gets bikes up that hill. Well the Norwegians have got that sorted, in Trondheim at least. Just watch this video: You can see more detail about how the ‘CycloCable gets bikes up that… Continue reading CycloCable Gets Bikes Up That Hill