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British National Tea Day

British National Tea Day: April 21st

Apr
20

British National Tea Day. When you move home, there’s one thing you need to make sure that you pack away so it’s ready to use when you arrive – the kettle, tea bags, some mugs, milk and sugar (if you take it). That’s right, as Brits we have a strong affinity to a nice cuppa. […]

Garden Furniture

Garden Furniture – what to buy

Apr
17

As we head towards summer, slowly moving through spring can be quite a drag at times as we wait for the temperature to rise to a more acceptable level, you may be thinking about your garden. Do you need to replace garden furniture, either because you’ve moved recently or just because it is in dire […]

BBQ sizzling sausages and burgers

BBQs: Gas Vs Charcoal

Apr
16

Ah, the good old British summertime barbeque. There’s nothing better, is there? than firing up the BBQ coals and cooking all that juicy meat (and let’s face it, burning it within an inch of its life) with a few beers. Good times. However, although we said charcoals, there’s other options out there. In fact, one […]

10 Hilariously Bad Delivery Disasters

Apr
9

With thousands of deliveries being made every minute of every day, it’s only natural that some of them don’t quite work out as planned. We’ve trawled the web looking for shipping disasters that are truly hilarious – although possibly not for the person receiving the delivery! Whether it’s clear signs of rough handling, or a […]

How to Pack for Moving House

Apr
4

Moving house is notorious for being one of the most stressful events in our adult lives. Once the final paperwork is signed, utility companies contacted, the garden shed cleared out and the removal van booked, it’s time to start thinking about packing – but for many this can feel like an impossibly big task. Moving […]

Jobs lost to automation?

Mar
25

Many news outlets published today details on a report by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) into the loss of jobs through automation.   The majority of these jobs affect lower paid and lower skilled roles with professions such as medical and educational jobs being at lowest risk. We’ve mentioned in previous blogs about how […]

Groundhog Day

Jan
31

Its Groundhog day Well it certainly feels it, shock that an Island like Great Britain can be hit by snow EVERY YEAR. In Punxsutawney Pennsylvania the groundhog is awoken from his slumber and ventures outside to see if he can spot his shadow. If he does see it then he goes back to bed for six […]

Traffic Jam

Driving a van and keeping to the rules

Jan
20

When you’re a van driver on the roads you have a lot to deal with. The weather, your cargo, other drivers being frustrating. One thing you don’t want to have to deal with is legal trouble. In the UK over 60% of business trips are done in a car or van. Across the miles and […]

Preparing your vehicle for cold weather

Jan
17

The weather is turning, the air turns colder, the sky darker and the roads wetter. Winter is coming and the earlier you can get your vehicle prepared the safer you can be. Even if the snows and ice don’t come there are still things to take care of. Things such as: The fluids In colder […]