Yearly Archives: 2012

Red Candy Canes Baubles And Ribbon

Merry Christmas

It’s almost time when Santa’s sleigh will be flying miles high in the sky filled to the brim with toys for all the good little girls and boys. Or something like that.

“A Child’s Christmas in Wales” by Dylan Thomas is without a doubt my favourite Christmas past time. It’s an absolutely brilliant short story about, well a child’s Christmas in Wales as a matter of fact. Was able to find a short excerpt below:

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Healthy Holiday Eating

A lot of us work hard ahead of the holidays (and in general) to get into good shape, only for it to be undone by over eating and drinking come Christmas. Well, I think it’s time to forget the ‘I’ll sort it in the New Year’ resolution shenanigans and instead continue with a healthy regime, over (gasp) Christmas.

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World Being Plugged In

Start Saving Energy

Energy prices are set to rise and now, more than ever, it’s important to do what you can to reduce your consumption. There is no reason not to adopt behaviours and practices that are more energy efficient and that will help to reduce your carbon footprint. And hey, if you don’t give a toss about the effect you’re having on the environment then at least do it to save the dosh.

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Wasp Nest With Wasps

Winterise Your Home to Protect from Pests

As the cooler months head our way it’s important to make sure your home is ready and prepared to deal with the changing climate. Most importantly you’ll also want to keep your home protected from pesky pests that understandably will be looking to set up shop in the warmth of your abode. Take the necessary steps to disallow pests and other vermin from making your home theirs.

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Women Unloading Tumble Dryer

Safety Notice- White Knight

The manufacturer White Knight has issued a safety notice which relates to a part fitted to small group of tumble dryers that were manufactured in 2010. The part in question is a connector that was fitted to a number of dryers manufactured in October of 2010. The part does not meet White Knight’s required specifications and is being regarded as a potential fire hazard.

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Craft Tools in Wooden Box

Let’s Get Creative

A lot of time on your hands? Want to start thinking outside the box? Good for you! A few ideas to help get you started and no, I’m not about to suggest random appliances you can start fixing or ‘fun’ ways for you to clean the house. No, that would be weird.

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