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Mrs B has been worried lately over how ‘hot’ (I’d call it warm) various plug-in transformers get. There are several of them in a trailing socket next to where we sit - LED lights, Mac power...
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They've closed the North Circular, both ways, between Staples Corner and Neasden Lane. From the almost constant sounds of the sirens (we're a couple of miles away) I would guess it ain't pretty out...
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Linguistics question. Why ‘pause’, with the implication of re-starting? BB...
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I use Nizoral shampoo, which is allegedly medicated, but I still get a few small spots on my scalp which turn itchy very quickly - the same day as shampooing sometimes. I am a very clean person,...
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Still on about the chairs! https://www.dropbox.com/s/m91b262eqibiazv/chair.JPG?dl=0 Big chairs, can’t move any longer a) old age, b) chairs sunk into a groove in the carpet made by the big ring on...
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Well in French, une histoire is a story, and it seems the original meaning is creeping in here. A journalist, Babita Sharma, has currently got her book ‘The Corner Shop” on R4, in which she bangs...
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Every time I get my Karcher out for some cleaning, I’m always annoyed by the hoses! Is there any sort of ‘Karcher Tidy’ on the market that neatly stores the water pipes and mains cable? (It’s...
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I'm in the midst (well, not far off finishing), sorting out four and a half thousand digitalised photos into subfolders. I took all our digital scans (20 years worth) plus our previous 30 years worth...
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For all sorts of reasons (special insole, hammer toes, etc) I need a shoe with a DEEP toe-box, so that the knuckles of my toes don't blister by rubbing the roof of the shoe. I used to buy these:...
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We’ve had the Salamander booster pump recommended for our shower, which runs at 10 litres per minute or less. The Salamander (allegedly) runs at 12 lpm consistently. Some reviews say the pump is...
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Looking for a workround. I have most of my documents saved in QuarkXpress, as I've been using it for 30-plus years. Now, having linked my Mac to iCloud, I can SEE my documents on my iPad, but I can't...
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How do other iPhone users cope using their phones in bright sunshine? I went to text my partner this morning, and couldn’t see to do it - just about managed to phone her. is there a trick to it? BB...
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Watching the C4 documentary on the 1919 massacre at Amritsar . Shocking, appalling - and the typical reactions from the descendants of the British officer who ordered his men to open fire on the...
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I've resisted using 'cloud' storage as I like to keep my stuff closer, but increasingly I'm sitting somewhere else with my iPad and wanting to access some file from my desktop machine. How safe/unsafe...
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Is the moon silent? And did the astronauts record the silence? Just struck me that it must be the most profound silence, quieter than anything known here on earth. BB...
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I've got all our cardboard photos scanned in, plus all the digital photos from the past 20 years, and the result of course is many hundreds (no I haven't counted them) of pics. You'd think that being...
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Aqualisa shower. Alright, pretty expensive to start with, but we thought it'd last, which largely, it has. Just under two years ago we had a new 'charger' unit fitted, by Aqualisa, total cost £169...
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Recliners - the sort where you have to push your body back to make them recline, and then sit forward to unrecline. Are they awkward to operate for the less strong elderly? Ta BB...
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Anyone any experiences of plastic surgery for non-cosmetic procedures? I have a small but painful ulcer on the bottom of my stump (amputated leg) which is taking months to heal, due I’m sure to its...
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Can’t get to grips with Voicemail on my Samsung J3. The owners’ manual differs from the phone! Any ideas? B...

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