Guide to Car Cleaning – Taking care of your car

General Exterior – Wash 1. Use plenty of water. If possible, rinse the car down with a hose first (low pressure so as to wash off grit etc.. without scratching the paintwork). 2. Use a car specific soap (NOT washing up liquid). I use Triplewax Car Shampoo (available from Amazon or eBay, if you don’t … Read moreGuide to Car Cleaning – Taking care of your car

Choosing a Pet Insurance Provider

It took me ages to choose a pet insurer for my 2 cats. This post aims to provide the information I learned to help others in their search for a Pet Insurer. What does Pet Insurance cover? Each policy will be different, but you can expect to find policies covering some (or all) of the … Read moreChoosing a Pet Insurance Provider

Cat Insurance Costs – Real PetPlan Example

PetPlan is one of the few Pet Insurers in the UK that provide true “for life” cover on claims. This means they will continue to payout year after year for an ongoing illness, where other insurers would stop after 12 months or similar. The trouble is that you have to continue paying for insurance with … Read moreCat Insurance Costs – Real PetPlan Example

Pet Insurance: My experience with PetPlan

The fact is that pets aren’t cheap. A simple operation on a cat or dog can easily cost £1000, and that’s where the thought of insurance should come in. This post aims to give a view of one insurer (PetPlan), for those thinking of using them. Personal experience with Pet Plan update: 17th May 2009 … Read morePet Insurance: My experience with PetPlan

iTunes – Get artwork to stay on top of other windows – e.g. Enhanced Podcast Images

I’m a big fan of the BBC’s “Best of Chris Moyles” podcast. This is available as an “enhanced podcast”, which basically means the artwork changes through the podcast, to give you a better experience, with pictures changing through the podcast, as designed by the podcast producer. I’ve remained subscribed to the enhanced podcast for years, … Read moreiTunes – Get artwork to stay on top of other windows – e.g. Enhanced Podcast Images

Peugeot 206 – Guide to topping up your engine oil

Engine oil is an amazingly under-appreciated element of a car. Many believe you can wait until this gets low to top it up, or wait for your next service. This simply isn’t the case. Once your engine oil gets low the top of the engine WILL be incurring higher wear and tear, with higher friction. … Read morePeugeot 206 – Guide to topping up your engine oil

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