2013 retrospective – a Ronseal post

December 31, 2013

I love writing about myself, else I wouldn’t have so many posts on this blog, but it’s the end of the year and I’m given to introspection, retrospection, and blowing my own trumpet. Read the rest of this entry »

Gone in fifteen seconds

August 16, 2013

Earlier this week, I posted some lessons learned in the operation of a second hand pressure washer to clear my drain.

Today Severn Trent came out and completed what I could not manage by myself.
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A Draining Series of Events

August 10, 2013

The drain outside our kitchen doesn’t drain so well. In the past, a shot with the hose and some bleach have had it going again without too much trouble, but this time it was stuck full of … stuff, and draining far too slowly.

In a fit of pique, I eBayed pressure washers, and bought one ending soon that was local.

The series of events which followed have taught me number of important life lessons. Now I’m out of the shower and dried off, I feel the need to share these observations for the general good. Read the rest of this entry »