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A WEEE Article

Today, I have finally had my weee collected. No not wee, that would be strange. WEEE. Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment. It has been a surprisingly difficult challenge. In hind sight getting my wee collected would have been easier. But the WEEE has gone, and I am thrilled. I have been collecting all WEEE that I […]

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The old rope ain’t broke?

I Like expressions. I think they are a fun way of communicating. I’m sure you will here them from me from time to time. However, there are two in particular I have come to dislike more and more over time; “It ain’t broke don’t fix it”, and “Testing is money for old rope”. Both of […]

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Wasting Away

When I change consumer units, such as this. Where it is old, damaged and no longer fit for the purpose it was designed it must be disposed of. I am keen on recycling. I have been for years. I was saving up my plastic milk bottles and more to take to the collection point for […]

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So I'm about to install #Bluetooth on a #Vacuum. I never thought I'd do that but is going to be great! (Well fracti… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Do you own an Amazon Basics power bank? Six models have been recalled due to reports of the devices catching fire bit.ly/2tTEu8y Retweeted by Richard Wheatcroft

So, replacement utility knife that should be safer to use. And guess what I need to get in it....#Packaging pic.twitter.com/LQX5jsHovA

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Spending our day on the google bus,learning about digital marketing plans and social media #marketingtwitter.com/i/web/status/9… Retweeted by Richard Wheatcroft

Before plugging your appliances in for use check flexible cables for damage, wear and tear, and that the plug is fa… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… Retweeted by Richard Wheatcroft

Can anyone help? Need someone who can operate this linotype machine - preferably living within reasonable travellin… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… Retweeted by Richard Wheatcroft

Hmm, something is a little off with my “Genre” in @Volumio I’m fairly sure none of this is Hip Hop. Also I don’t th… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

#DidYouKnow? Plugging your phone into a fake charger can cause your device to overheat and even explode - destroyin… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… Retweeted by Richard Wheatcroft

A tragic reminder to never leave portable heaters switched on and unattended, and to regularly check your cables fo… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… Retweeted by Richard Wheatcroft

Happy International Women’s Day! Here’s Tilly picking up marbles for the very first time with her brand new 3D-prin… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… Retweeted by Richard Wheatcroft

Cool. #Retro Wall Mount Radio. Oh, wait a minute that’s a Central Heating control! (With broken FCU) #EICRtwitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Another #Scam invoice in the mailbox. I wonder how many still pay up? Surely they could have at least put “Dear Mr… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

I’m 6’5”, so if I can only just reach a #ConsumerUnit #FuseBoard, then it has been fitted in a daft place. Just an… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Today I fixed another #Machine. But right now it’s puncture repair for @HelenWheatcrof1 pic.twitter.com/6FrNKmTxEN

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50 years ago this year The Italian Job was filmed in Stoke Aldermoor Coventry before it's release the following year pic.twitter.com/qvlmD8QWqj Retweeted by Richard Wheatcroft

Massive thanks to @EnvAgency who have provided the local police with vehicles and drivers to help us put extra patr… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… Retweeted by Richard Wheatcroft

Yes, yes I have. Back in 1994 I think. twitter.com/painpoint/stat…