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Hozelock Polyspray 3 O-Ring

Hozelock Polyspray 3 O-Ring

I really don’t like throwing things away that can easily be repaired…especially when they are well made. Sadly, many of the manufacturers make it difficult and costly to get spares. I have an old Hozelock Polyspray 3 garden sprayer for weedkiller and the like. It works well and it’s easy to carry around. The rubber […]

Evolve Theme Update

Evolve Theme Update

Just a quickie…I’ve updated my website theme to the latest version 2.0.0. For some reason half the header and logo images have been blotted out. In case you were wondering 🙂 …and now, 15 minutes later it’s sorted. …and today there is version 2.0.1, which fixes a few issues users have reported.

Volvo emblem, sticker, badge missing

Volvo emblem, sticker, badge missing

If you are the proud owner of a Volvo V70, V60, V40, XC70, XC90 or any other car in the range, you may have noticed that the Volvo emblem / badge / sticker or whatever you choose to call it, is either peeling or missing. Instead of the vivid blue rectangle with silver lettering, you […]

Ideal Standard Michelangelo Towel Rail

Ideal Standard Michelangelo Towel Rail

I’ve added this post in the hope that it might help some vintage bathroom owners 🙂 If you, like me, have a perfectly good but vintage Ideal Standard Michelangelo Bathroom Suite, chances are the small plastic ‘bushes’ on the towel rails have failed by now.  They still work…but the rail is loose and rattles. I […]

Avro Anson Seats

Avro Anson Seats

“Ladies and gentlemen, please ensure your seat backs and tray tables are in the upright position…” – well not quite on this old lady.  When clearing my Mum’s house, there was a complete set of old, dusty, but unused seats from a vintage aircraft.  I remember Dad mentioning something decades ago, about making the terrifying […]

New Website

New Website

Well, I finally got my finger out and put up the basic site.  Lots more to come but it won’t happen overnight.  I do like the new WordPress release so far…

 
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