Gender Construction

“Come you spirits that tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here; and fill me, from crown to the toe, top-full of direst cruelty”. “To be or not to be”….. How does it happen? (Shakespeare, 1606-7) The following five points may be significant for an understanding of how gender is socially constructed. (1) The first point…

House Prices Set To Decline

With a Huff and a Puff, They’ll Blow Your House Down Over the last decade, the housing boom has been the lead driver of the UK’s economic growth. At the start of 1996 when the housing recovery began to take shape, the average house was valued at £62,453. Today, the national average is £210,578; an…

10 Power Selling Tips for Making Door-To-Door Sales

Door-to-Door sales is a profession that dates back as early as the late 1800’s when companies like Avon built empires through the use of direct sales to consumers. Today, door-to-door sales remain one of the most powerful sales channels for a whole host of industries. I’ve spent years in the door-to-door sales business and have…

Why Use Primers and Sealers

Any good painter & decorator will Know why and when to use a primer or sealer, but for the novice house painter this can be something of a mystery that can lead to poor results when they finish their paint project. By using primer and sealer they can improve the appearance, performance and life span…

Why Clay and Hard Soils Need Gypsum

There are many people that are faced with a soil problem that includes hard clay and/or a subsoil that is almost like rock. If this is the case for you then gypsum may be what you are looking for to alter the soil structure. The only draw-back that gypsum, also known as gypsite, may have…

Types of Welding Machines

The humans invented the first gas welding torch to locally melt metal with focused heat. These torches made way for arc soldering, which gave even more intense heat. The TIG welder is one of the most versatile welding machines that can pinpoint heat even more, which allows for smaller, precision welds. Another popular type of…