May 08

Got a new gas lift for the office chair. Fitting it was slightly harder than the youtube videos made it look and as well as a rubber mallet I needed a mole wrench, hex key and needle-nose pliers. Still, it only took about twenty minutes and I had a seat that went up higher than before and shouldn’t randomly collapse on me 🙂


Mar 27

A no brainer upgrade. Now I have a spare original B+



Mar 21

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Made in China for a German brand, I got them online from a store in Ireland…

Mar 21

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The old doorbell finally expired so I got a replacement wireless doorbell. One mains powered ringer and one battery powered ringer.

Mar 21


I got this for Xmas shortly before the new model came out 🙂

Dec 11

New heating controllers for the winter. Five TRV heads, a window sensor and a remote control. Discovered a leaky TRV body when installing them so that will need a plumber.

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Installed window sensor using provided double-sided sticky pads.


May get another remote so I can have one for the office and one for the living room.


I got a ‘buy three get one free’ deal and got five for the price of four.


Dec 11


New Amazon Basics shredder is quiet and shreds well. I got it on a 20% off sale.

Oct 03

To power the BL-MP01 wireless access point in the lounge. The previous USB power supply got recalled.

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Aug 10

I now have a 3TB, 4TB and 5TB drive. I imagine this will enable me to move my files around until I have everything backed up and room to put new stuff and a backup in a streamlined way. Once I work it out.

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Aug 10

Twenty years, so I got the wife this.

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