Heating and boiler instructions for the Fiat Ducato Trigano Tribute 670 motorhome running a Truma boiler and heating system.
Prevent panic promoting problems with some simple advice on how to prepare for the eventuality of a punctured tyre.
I find myself inspired from an unlikely source, Frankie Boyle's New World Order actually makes me think and the thoughts are disturbing. Read on...
Here's what US lobbyists want Donald Trump to get from a trade deal. Big firms want Donald Trump to play hard ball over the NHS, food quality and consumer rights. SOURCE: HuffPost http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/us-lobbyists-brexit_uk_5c5b26c6e4b00187b5579f64?ncid=other_email_o63gt2jcad4&utm_campaign=share_email
This article by Joelle Renstrom is both fascinating and alarming. Are we so wedded to our mobile phones that we would fight by any means to prevent being parted from them even for a short period? Would you consider having your smartphone implanted in your body?
I've just read a scientific report from the prestigious Royal College of Physicians (RCP) which seeks to reclassify obesity in all its forms as a disease.
They often come with superficial charm. 4 PM production/Shutterstock Calli Tzani Pepelasi, University of Huddersfield It may sound like a scene straight out of a horror movie, but statistically you are not that unlikely to end up on a date with a psychopath. It is estimated that about 1 in 100 people are psychopaths –... Continue Reading →
For those of us who put up our Christmas decorations the day before Christmas (not in late October) here is some timely advice from scientists at Sheffield University.
Elizabeth Agnew, Queen's University Belfast Sexting among young people has become a hotly debated topic over the past few years. Over the same period, our understanding of sexting has evolved. What was originally understood as sending naked or semi-naked images has now expanded to also include videos and text messages of a sexual nature. Statistics... Continue Reading →
Darren Griffin, University of Kent and Peter Ellis, University of Kent The Y chromosome may be a symbol of masculinity, but it is becoming increasingly clear that it is anything but strong and enduring. Although it carries the “master switch” gene, SRY, that determines whether an embryo will develop as male (XY) or female (XX),... Continue Reading →
Just read a new study by Dr Gaya Dowling from the American National Institutes of Health that suggests (the report isn't fully out yet) that significant brain structure changes occurred for the 4,500 nine and ten year old children studied who used tablets or screen-based technologies for more than seven hours a day. The project... Continue Reading →
Just playing with my iPad and found this neat package for converting my holiday snaps taken on my iPhone 6 into a smart little four minute video in just a few moments. Enjoy it, I did!
I often get asked how to make sure our most expensive purchase ever stays safe and doesn’t get stolen by one of the many clever thieves either at home or in the towns and cities we visit across Europe. We have experimented with wheel clamps, steering wheel locks and electronic immobilisers but some of... Continue Reading →
A little while ago I promised MBH that she could have a fan-assisted vent in the sleeping area of our 670 Tribby (a Fiat Ducato van conversion) because of the heat we had experienced on our travels in Europe. This wouldn't be an issue if touring in the UK as the temperature seldom rises above... Continue Reading →
We have a much loved Ducato based camper van - a Trigano Tribute 670 - and today I was determined to make sure everything was ready for our next outing with friends at the end of the week. So while my wife was busy making the inside look sparkly, I started by pumping up... Continue Reading →
Fucking Audible and Alexa! Just spent a fruitless hour trying to make Alexa (whose name may not be uttered except in supplication) play an audiobook my wife has bought from Audible. The book, Stephen Fry's excellent 'Mythos' wouldn't play on any of our Echo Dots despite having gone through the torturous process of linking the... Continue Reading →