A few days ago I posted about trying to choose a barbecue. I hadn't realised that there were so many different types of barbecues available nor how passionate many of my friends are about it. It was a little overwhelming! Fortunately between the comments here, on my Facebook post and an incredibly helpful friend who talked me through it in detail, I was able to make a … [Read more...] about Barbecue Acquired!
With the weather improving and everyone, including me, being stuck at home most of the time it's only natural to start thinking about gardens and things you can do in them. Over the past couple of years I've managed to get my herb garden going and I'll hopefully get a usable crop from my berries this year. The herbs are growing, even in places that I didn't plant them (I'm … [Read more...] about Trying to Choose a Barbecue
Over the past couple of months I seem to be getting more unsolicited emails from companies. I also seem to be getting more badly targetted LiinkedIn "invites". An "invite" is a real misnomer. They're much much closer to being spam than anything else. Today's little "gem" is a great example of how NOT to connect with me on LinkedIn: So much wrong with this. So let's … [Read more...] about Lazy Bad Marketing on Steroids
Like everyone else I'm both incredibly bored as well as fairly busy. I'm bored with not being able to travel to see friends, family or anything else. But I'm kept busy with work and I've also been doing a few things that had been put on the long finger. Sure, I'm not anyway as productive as I could be, but I think that's acceptable. While some people seem to think that we're … [Read more...] about Salad, Flowers, Herbs and LED Lights
One of the positive aspects of being stuck at home is that you find yourself doing things you normally wouldn't. For me that's meant a few things. I've been cooking a lot more than I would normally so I've been able to experiment with recipes I'd normally have avoided. So I've had a reasonable degree of success stuffing courgettes for example. Of course I've also had a … [Read more...] about Catching up on Stuff I’ve Been Avoiding