Month: December 2018

My best posts of 2018

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Well, it’s that time again. Christmas is over and we’re in that weird nether period while we wait for everything to start up again in the new year. If nothing else, it’s a good opportunity to look back at the last year. As always, it’s been a mixed bag. In fact, generally speaking, it’s been a …

Review: Bosch GlassVAC

The Bosch GlassVAC in action.

If there’s one thing that really bothers me about cold mornings, it’s condensation. That might sound a bit precious but, as I have asthma, I really notice the change in air quality at this time of year! Too much moisture in the air can lead to other nasties such as mould and nobody wants to …

Review: The LEGO Book New Edition

The front cover of The LEGO Book New Edition.

We absolutely love LEGO in our house. Indeed, the kids have already built an extensive collection. What’s more, the sets I had as a kid remain all present and correct at my parents’ home. There’s something quite brilliant about following the instructions to make vehicles and buildings or, of course, creating your own. This new …

What I watched this week: Fortitude

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This week, I’ve been watching increasingly unbelievable events unfold against a bleak backdrop. No, I’m not talking about news coverage of Brexit again. The main attraction has been season three of Fortitude. As usual, there are spoilers – including for seasons one and two this time – so you may want to come back after …