General Data Protection Regulation

General Data Protection Regulation

As of May 25th 2018, GDPR compliance is finally upon us…   Which means there are new rules I have to obey when it comes to protecting your data (especially in and around Europe). The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 is a new  regulation in...
Furniture Assembly… best practice

Furniture Assembly… best practice

I want you to imagine something really strange…   I want you to imagine that you have taken leave of all your senses, and for some reason, you have decided that you want to travel to my previous home-town of Rawtenstall, Lancashire, over in not so sunny England....
Drinking water… How safe is yours?

Drinking water… How safe is yours?

Two chemistry students walked into a bar…   The first student asked for a H²0 and was given a glass of drinking water. The second student asked for a H²0 too and because the bar tender heard him wrong, he subsequently died. Because H²O² (hydrogen peroxide) is...
Brand New Website

Brand New Website

16th February 2018…   Today finally saw the official launch of my brand new Localad Services Handyman Assist website.   Since late October 2017, I decided that the time had finally come to do some serious work on my website. Because you know… first...
Happy Birthday Localad… Celebrate!!

Happy Birthday Localad… Celebrate!!

According to statistics…   This is what the survival rate for all small businesses looks like:   Almost 80% (four-fifths) of businesses will survive their first year in business. (The most recent data shows that of the small businesses that opened in March of...
How to Plan a Kitchen

How to Plan a Kitchen

A SIMPLE FLOOR PLAN   This is a simple floor plan for the ground floor of a house. Although not very detailed, it carries all the necessary information needed to suit its purpose. It works as if you were looking down on it from the sky. Even though we very rarely view...
Following Me on Facebook

Following Me on Facebook

What does a man have to do to be liked on facebook?   I’ve recently found myself following a British programme on Netflix called ‘Embarrassing Bodies’. And very odd it was too. If you didn’t see it (and why the hell would you if you’ve got anything approaching a half...
A Comedy of Errors

A Comedy of Errors

Dear Insurance Company…   I am writing this letter in response to your recent request for ‘additional information’ regarding my recent claim. In block number 3 of your insurance claim reporting form. I responded by putting “Trying to do the job alone” as the...
Magazines – Read all About it

Magazines – Read all About it

I once had the misfortune of needing new tyres for the van…   And while I was sitting in the tyre depot’s waiting room. I was surprised to learn that Ford were about to phase out their much beloved Escort. And a young fellow by the name of Tony Blair was tipped to be...
What Makes Success?

What Makes Success?

I was born under a lucky star…   It’s the same with all of us rich folk. No matter how hard we try, we can never seem to do anything wrong. It just seems that everything just goes right for us, all of the time…   Take the other weekend for example…   We (me, the wife...

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