Using Quotations: When You Need Permission

First of all, here’s my disclaimer. I’m not a lawyer. The following is based on my own research and, as you’ll see, every situation is different. That’s why the use of quotes can be confusing. I do hope, however, that this can help you to make better decisions when preparing your own manuscripts or other…

Captivating Ceilings

You want your wedding to be beautiful from top to bottom. If you are to achieve perfection, every nook and cranny of your venue must be considered. Decorating your ceremony and reception sites is not only about centerpieces and table linens. To complete your design effect, do not forget to decorate the ceiling as well.…

What is Lean?

Lean is a methodology that is used to accelerate the velocity and reduce the cost of any process (be it service or manufacturing) by removing waste. Lean is founded on a mathematical result known as Little’s Law: Lead Time of Any Process equals the Quantity of Things In Process divided by the Average Completion Rate…

Taking Care of Your Horses In The Heat

We go to great lengths to make ourselves comfortable in the hot weather, air conditioning, fans, cold drinks. What should we do to ensure our horses are also comfortable through our hot, dry and dusty summer? 1. On the priority list – WATER is definitely right at the top! As a general rule of thumb,…

Awnings – Covering The Basics

There are three types of awnings: fixed, freestanding and retractable. Fixed or stationary awnings are permanently attached to a building. They cannot be moved or adjusted. They are usually used on windows to prevent the harmful rays from the sun from ruining the furnishings. They are also commonly used for certain parts of the garden.…

Pavement Headache For Local Councils

There have been plenty of news stories over the last couple of months that have centered around councils not being able to keep up maintenance on their pavements because they are have to pay out a lot in personal injury compensation because people are tripping on uneven footpaths. This seemingly never-ending cycle was addressed by…

Folding Kayak Assembly is a Snap

Folding Kayaks are one of the most versatile types of kayaks because of their portability and durability. Although many beginning kayakers are not familiar with the folding kayak, they have actually been around longer than the more common hardshell kayaks. Furthermore, most folding kayaks are a type of skin-on-frame kayak, and the skin-on-frame kayak has…

Radar Detectors – How to Mount on Your Windshield

There are many different ways to mount your radar detector on your windshield, but some locations and orientations work better than others. The difference between a correctly mounted unit and an incorrect mounting could be the difference in getting alerted early enough to slow down. The first thing you want to look at when mounting…

Types of Construction Equipment and Their Uses

Construction equipment range from the very heavy equipment to the portable and mobile lighter equipment, some of them with a precise description of their functions are detailed below. Engineering equipment with a front bucket/shovel and a small backhoe in the rear combined with a tractor is known as backhoe loader. It is mostly used in…

The Face Lift: A History

Few forms of plastic surgery are as ubiquitous today as the face lift, and why not? No other procedure gives people the chance to completely turn back the clock when it comes to their aging features. Women in their 50s and above can look ten or twenty years younger with the help of a surgeon's…