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Tumble Dryer Time

My favourite tumble dryer of all time was a White Knight. Known as a cheap brand but while it lasted I thought it was excellent. They also had the first A rated tumble dryer while all other brands were still D rated. Things have come along a lot since then. Most dryers are now a [...]

By | December 19th, 2014|Appliances|0 Comments

Compeed Blister Plasters

I had the opportunity to test out some Compeed Blister Plasters very recently. My first thought was it has been a while since I had a blister, I wonder how I am going to test these. My second thought was "Oh No! I'm turning into a sensible adult!". Needless to say I went straight out [...]

By | August 6th, 2014|Bzz, Health & Beauty|0 Comments

Toffee Crisp Cereal

I am sure you have heard and have tried Toffee Crisp Bars. I bet you are drooling. Well I have good news - from Nestle - the makers of Toffee Crisp Bars comes the New and utterly enticing Toffee Crisp Cereal. I was lucky enough to be sent a complimentary box to try out and [...]

By | May 31st, 2014|Bzz, Food & Delicacies|0 Comments


Isn't the selmer alto saxophone at guitar center a beauty? Sometimes I think I like the saxophone as a result of watching too much Simpsons a decade or two ago! I mean can't you imagine Lisa Simpson playing on one? Lisa Simpson and Saxophones have become synonymous right? Seriously speaking, I do enjoy listening to the Saxophone [...]

By | March 14th, 2014|Music, PUB2|0 Comments

Brand Names

Just a funny thought. Have you ever noticed how people sometimes refer to an object by a brand name. Here are some examples:- Hoover instead of Vacuum Cleaner Panadol instead of Paracetamol Nurofen instead of Ibuprofen Post It instead of Sticky Note Coke instead of Cola Gaffer Tape instead of Duct Tape Vaseline instead of [...]

By | March 14th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments


I thought this was interesting. I noticed that mesa boogie from musicians friend were only available as used products. I would have expected them to also be selling new products but every mesa boogie available was used. It made me wonder why but honestly I am still stumped. There are only 2 reviews and they are good [...]

By | March 14th, 2014|Music, PUB2|0 Comments

Music Lessons

Ok perhaps Music Lessons are not the most tangible thing that you buy but none the less it is a service that you purchase. Which makes me think about the way we approach purchasing of lessons. I know my attitude to finding a harp teacher to a piano teacher differed significantly. With the harp teacher, [...]

By | March 13th, 2014|Music, PUB2|0 Comments


I do not know if you have ever heard of Bolero Drinks. They are a powdered cordial. You purchase a packet and then mix it with water and voila - an instant flavoured drink. So here is the low down on it. Low Calorie Suitable for Diabetics Refreshing My kids think they are getting a [...]

By | March 12th, 2014|Food & Delicacies, Freebies, Nutrition & Diets|0 Comments

Is it Out of Stock?

When you search for an item and come up with the message below, you know you probably have found a good and popular item. "We're sorry, but  classic beyerdynamic dt 770 pro at wwbw Closed Studio Headphones - 250 Ohms is unable to be added to the cart at this time. This generally due to the [...]

By | March 11th, 2014|Music, PUB2|0 Comments

Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother is not a book for the faint hearted. Written by Amy Chua based on her life experiences, it gives an insight to what it means to be a Chinese mother. If you thought we had it hard as parents or as children or that our children have it hard, [...]

By | March 10th, 2014|Books & Magazines|0 Comments