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Tortworth Court; Cotswolds Staycation - Part 2

After a peaceful countryside walk, we headed to our hotel. We had picked the Grade II listed De Vere Tortworth Court hotel as our overnight stay of choice (Thank you SecretEscapes.co.uk). 217 more words

Introducing our Levelmaster Liquid Level Controller...

Ok… our Levelmaster Liquid Level Controller is a little bit more sophisticated than this, but it relies on a similar principle…

The Braude Levelmaster Liquid Level Controller… 310 more words

Four wheels, a steering wheel and an engine... doesn’t make it a reliable vehicle!

Without sensitive and carefully designed monitoring equipment even the most robust and well-built industrial machinery or processes can go catastrophically wrong…

Plating and process tanks need reliable control. 224 more words

Immersion Heaters

Your Headline Competition

My local radio station, BBC Radio Tees, runs a headline competition on its breakfast show.

Here’s the story.

Here’s my headline.



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Ex-pat Life

Untranslatable Expressions

Every language has untranslatable words and expressions.

Today’s untranslatable expression is:

“Back-seat driver”

I’m not sure if it’s a British expression.  (Americans, do you use the same expression?)

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Ex-pat Life

Today's Earworm

It’s been for me a pressured week or two for me.

  • Office politics
  • Tour de France preparations for church
  • Dealing with “admin-intense” members of congregation…
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Sports Day Fun! 

Now anyone that knows me well will know that I’m not overly interested in sport, participation or watching, that doesn’t mean however that I don’t understand the benefits and therefore encourage my kids to be as active as they can. 289 more words