Myers Briggs Personality Type and Political Affiliation

We’ve all come across people who just seem incapable of modifying their perspective based on new data being presented. Most of us still mouth the words that additional education (or indoctrination/propaganda as is often the case) is what is needed since surely this person will turn around if his/her consciousness is sufficiently expanded with additional…

The Perfect Mother’s Day Champagne Breakfast

A Mother’s Day function, which has grown in popularity over the years, is the simple, yet elegant, Mother’s Day Champagne breakfast. It can either be served, to the very important Mum, in the snug comfort of her bed or it can be a more formal affair involving the entire extended family and reputable London catering…

Non-Violent Beekeeping for the Natural Beekeeper

Our first encounters with honeybees were long ago, most likely in Africa. Someone discovered – probably simultaneously – that these tree-dwelling insects produced a sweet, sticky substance unlike any other, and that they had stings in their tails. When fire became portable, someone else discovered that smoke caused bees to become more amenable to robbing.…

Bulrushes – Not to Be Confused With Cattails

Whenever you hear the word bulrush, do you think of cattails? Oddly enough, most people do. However, there are some differences between the two, although cohabitation is not unheard of. Cattails are known to invade a wetland much faster than bulrushes, taking over large expanses in a single growing season because of their mass quantities…

Slip Sheets Explained

Getting goods from A to B is hard enough. Finding the right way to carry those goods is another headache. Once, we loaded and unloaded goods item by item – those were the days when labour was cheap. Then the Second World War came. This mother of many inventions brought us the wooden pallet. This,…

Top 6 Construction Site Hazards!

Construction sites are considered the most potentially hazardous and accident-prone parts of any working environment. Excessive exposure to these construction site hazards exposes workers to injury and possible death. To prevent this, a company should know how to identify and be aware of all possible dangers that can be encountered during normal business operations. The…

How to Use the Space Under Your Stairs

When home owners think about updating their stairs and hallway, they tend to focus only on tasks such as replacing the stair balustrade, handrails, spindles and newels for a fresh new look. But there is so much more that can be done to improve this area, especially if you are short of storage. One possible…

Ladders Review: The Youngman Transforma

Whether you’re a homeowner or work in a trade or industrial setting, chances are you’re going to need to use a ladder at one time or another. Depending on the task, to do the job safely, a specialised type of ladder may be required. Which is why more than a few of us have a…

Acoustic Guitars – Laminated Wood Versus Solid Wood

A lot has transpired through the years in the debate over acoustic guitars in the area of laminate versus solid wood construction. It is not a secret that the type of materials and craftsmanship affect the quality, durability, sound and price of acoustic guitars. However, there is probably no other discussion bigger than this. The…