Bridal Expo – Free Wedding

Bridal fair photo

Getting Married Soon?

Live in Melbourne’s West?

Would you like a Free Wedding?

 

Visit the Bridal Fair at Point Cook on Sunday 3 May 2015

D’Olive Reception Centre 454 Point Cook Road Point Cook Vic 3056

 

Here is a chance to meet with over 40 suppliers of [read more…]

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Light ‘Colour’

When you are buying a light bulb you may have noticed the box says things like “Warm White” or “Daylight White” but what does it mean? . . . . . . and which should you buy?

Colour Temperature

Light colour is measured using the ‘Colour Temperature’ and is quoted in Kelvins (K).

A higher [read more…]

Chinese Lucky, and Unlucky, Numbers

Unlucky Number

I see from the papers that a significant number of properties are bought by Chinese Investors.

Also I have noticed many visits to my web site are referred from Australian based Chinese language website oursteps.com.au

So for all my fellow Gweilos’ (Ghost men) here is a quick guide to checking if the street number of [read more…]

Post Boxes & Security

post overflowing

Do you think the people at this house are away?

Is this overflowing post box telling a thief that they are unlikely to be disturbed?

It used to be easier when I was young as we knew our neighbours and we could ask someone to check the mailbox.

Otherwise we could get a family member [read more…]

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Do You Want A Safe?

Safe

Most home burglaries are carried out by opportunistic thieves.

They want to be in and out as fast as possible.

A safe that takes that takes time and effort is going to deter them, and help keep you valuables safe.

Yes you can always keep things in a bank deposit box, but it may not [read more…]

Junk Mail Lover

junk mail lover

How much Junk Mail do you need?

 

Well judging from this mail box one delivery is nowhere near enough!

 

It certainly makes a change from the ‘No Junk Mail’ signs!

 

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Are You Prepared for a Bushfire?

bushfire 1

It will soon be Summer . . . . and Bushfires will be in the News!

Live close to the Bush? . . . . Are you and your new home ready in case a fire is heading your way?

Its not just making your new house Fire Resistant.

Questions You Need To Answer [read more…]

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Light Bulb Comparison

incandescent bulb

In a previous post on Lighting Levels I talked about using lumens to plan lighting. . . . . but which type of bulb should you use?

There are now 3 types of bulbs in common use

Halogen (A more efficient version of the old incandescent light bulbs) Compact Fluorescent Lamp (CFL) Light Emitting Diode [read more…]