Book Review – Vanessa Greatorex’s Wilmslow Through Time

Wilmslow Through Time by Vanessa Greatorex (Amberley Publishing £9.99) Wilmslow, home to almost 40 000 people, including celebrities such as Alex Ferguson and Coronation Street’s Bill Roach, is the subject of a new book,Wilmslow Through Time, by Chester author and historian, Vanessa Greatorex. Using photographs from 1890 onwards, plus captions, the recent history of the…

The Fruits Of Burma, Mango, Papaya And Co Part 1

Writing about fruits is similar to writing about e.g. flowers and/or vegetables. I think one cannot confine oneself to describing the fruit, flower or vegetable and some of the respective botanical aspects alone but should whenever it is possible and/or makes sense also address their origins, their trees or plants, the issue of symbolism and…

Top 5 Martial Arts for Self Defense

Martial arts have grown more and more over the years. It’s not only a great way to get fit but it also adds a more of a personal growth element to the practitioner. This list looks at five of the best martial arts for self defense. 5. Kick-boxing (muay thai) Muay Thai, which roughly translates…

Emergency Preparedness For Weight Loss Surgery Patients

Following weight loss surgery patients make a multitude of adjustments in their lives to accommodate the dietary and nutritional needs of an altered gastric digestive system. Even if weight loss has long been accomplished patients who have undergone gastric bypass, gastric banding or gastric sleeve surgical procedures must, for the rest of their life, maintain…

How to Overcome the High Costs of Living Today

Are you always worried about your household average cost of food per month or what is the average cost of groceries per person? What about average monthly cost for health insurance or average annual cost of a car? If you are married with children, are you always worried about the average child care cost, or…

Helicopter Over-Pitching

The term “Over pitching” in a helicopter is often used by people but a lot of times there seems to be a misconception as to what exactly it means. For starters let’s look at coning or coning angle. When collective pitch is applied the blades will assume a position which is the resultant of two…

Dress Code for a Limo Chauffeur

A Chauffeur dress code is a set of rules controlling what garments may be worn by a limousine driver. These rules are determined by the limousine company that employs the driver. They may set preference colors for suits, provide some uniforms or specific clothes for the driver to wear. However, chauffeur dress code has some…

How to Deal With a Wet Basement

Every day, we find ourselves in situations where we say "oh if I could only have done that differently". Well this could be your opportunity! When you start to research a basement problem, you will find many companies claiming to offer the latest and greatest in basement waterproofing or claiming to have all the answers…