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Kevin Simon 17 Jun 16
5.25 Drive PC Fan Speed Control & Display Review
Recently I had upgraded my PC with new graphics card, as wanted to play some of the latest games and saved me having to get either PS4 or Xbox one.
Kevin Simon 14 Jun 16
Bird Feeder Out of Old Small Cabinet
I’m a person that doesn’t like to throw things away, that’s if I can use them again or for something else.
Kevin Simon 7 Jun 16
Mini Model Village In My Garden
I have always liked model villages, have visited a lot around the country In the past I have collected little model cottages like the Lilliput Lane type and similar.
Kevin Simon 2 Jun 16
Aldi Workzone Pressure Washer Review
Aldi a few weeks ago as one of their special buys was a Workzone 2.2kw pressure washer @ £79.99, I brought one for my work and here is a honest review of it after a few weeks working with the unit.
Kevin Simon 30 May 16
Visit To Tutbury Castle
On the way back from a visit to Sudbury Hall & Childhood museum, we decided to visit Tutbury Castle, Staffordshire.
Kevin Simon 30 May 16
Tip for Breeding Fish
Breeding fish in a garden pond, normally this is something that if you let nature take its course the fish will breed given the right conditions.
Kevin Simon 28 May 16
Bubbles – Photo Blog
These photos were taken back in 2011, with my old Panasonic FZ38 camera.
Kevin Simon 27 May 16
General Website Update May 2016
I Try to keep adding to this site about my interest and tips etc regularly, but unfortunately the last few months I have been so busy with my work I really haven’t had the time or the inclination to write articles for the site, even though I have …
Kevin Simon 26 May 16
Breakdown of Complete Pond Service
KS Pond Services breakdown of our full pond clean and service.
Kevin Simon 26 May 16
Examples of Full Fish Pond Clean
Here are just a few examples of a full service on different ponds, All of the photos below was taken on the day of the services some start to finish, other just part way through.
Kevin Simon 25 May 16
One question I get asked by new customers is about duckweed.
Kevin Simon 16 May 16
My Favorite Walking Sim Type Games
Lately I have been getting back into playing videos games.
Kevin Simon 11 May 16
Tips For Controlling Blanket Weed
Blanket Weed is the curse of keeping a pool.
Kevin Simon 30 Apr 16
Visit to Birdland in Bourton-on-the-water
While on a day out to the lovely village Bourton On The Water we decided to visit a few attractions within the village.
Kevin Simon 19 Apr 16
Best Way to Feed Your Garden Pond Fish
My suggestion on feeding the fish is the same as always and this is that when the weather gets warmer and you go outside on a nice day, without a coat on and you feel warm then you can feed the fish.
Kevin Simon 12 Apr 16
Tips For Re-sizing Photos for Different Devices
We all now have thousands of photos and videos digitally, with all mobile devices you have more restrictions on memory size than on a normal pc.
Kevin Simon 18 Mar 16
Ironing Tip Using Tin Foil
Like everyone we either love or hate ironing.
Kevin Simon 16 Mar 16
Railway Tracks and Train – Photo Blog
I was just looking though some of my old photos and found these two and thought I would share these.
Kevin Simon 13 Mar 16
Homemade Cheese Scones Recipe
I love cheese scones so have been making them myself, this is a very simple recipe and quick to make.
Kevin Simon 11 Mar 16
Gmail Mailbox Search Tips
I had the need to clean out my Gmail mailbox and I have found a useful way of searching for large attachments.
Kevin Simon 1 Mar 16
Firewatch PC Game Quick Review
I have just completed an interesting game called Firewatch, well that’s if you class it as a full video game, there is no gun or weapons to use, just a plain exploration game.
Kevin Simon 26 Feb 16
Hall Green Greyhound Stadium Demolition
Hearing in the last week about the closure of Birmingham’s Hall Green Greyhound stadium it made me remember of a time I went there a good few years ago.
Kevin Simon 17 Feb 16
Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver PC Adapter
Recently I have been playing more games on the pc than on consoles, as there are more of the games that I enjoy playing which are the exploration games, but I do prefer to use a gamepad controller instead of the keyboard / mouse even though the mouse…
Kevin Simon 5 Feb 16
What Are Compressed Files
This is a question I get asked a lot, what are compressed files, so here is just the basics on these type of files.
Kevin Simon 3 Feb 16
How To Use Sega Emulator PC
Recently I had a request on how to play old Sega Master System games on windows pc, so this is just a quick guide, on how to play old sega games on your pc.
Kevin Simon 2 Feb 16
Windows Folder & File Tips
This is just a quick guide for anyone that is unfamiliar with the structure of your folders (Directories) and where to put your files on your windows pc.
Kevin Simon 17 Jan 16
Previous Years of Snow
With the little covering we have had of snow on 17th Jan 2015 it made me think of previous years of snow fall.
Kevin Simon 16 Jan 16
Lego Minifigure as Cable Holder
I have just build a custom desk for my main pc, and wanted a way to hold the cables that I have on the desk to connect to devices that I use.
Kevin Simon 10 Jan 16
Adding Radio Stations To Musicbee
One of my favourite music players on Windows PC is musicbee, a great free music player that is customisable hoe ever you want.
Kevin Simon 8 Jan 16
Adding Truetype Font To WPS Office Android
My favourite office suite for android has to be WPS office.
Kevin Simon 24 Dec 15
My Christmas lights 2015
Its a bit late for me this year to post photos of my Christmas house lights this year but here they are.
Kevin Simon 10 Dec 15
Damage And Run To My Car In Brownhills
I thought I would share what has just happened to me within last two days.
Kevin Simon 8 Dec 15
Getting Extra Dropbox Space For Free
Here are some tips for getting some extra free space if you use Dropbox.
Kevin Simon 3 Dec 15
Daily Mail Lego Toys From McColls
It has been a while since the daily mail have had a promotion of free lego toys, but from the 3rd December until Saturday 5th they are giving away 4 lego Polybag sets.
Kevin Simon 1 Dec 15
Sugary Drinks Tax
With the government and MP’s discussing a tax on sugary drinks as a measures to tackle child obesity, The Commons’ Health Committee said there was now evidence a tax would reduce consumption.
Kevin Simon 29 Nov 15
Christmas Tree And Decorations
Normally we don’t put our Christmas decorations up until December, but this year decided to put it up today 29th November which if I was religious this is the first Sunday of advent (the fourth Sunday before Christmas).
Kevin Simon 27 Nov 15
My Impression Of Rise Of The Tomb Raider
Technically incorrect, this is an articles not just on my first impressions of rise of the tomb raider, at time of writing this I’m about 25% through the game.
Kevin Simon 20 Nov 15
Official Doctor Who Lego Set
As most readers of this blog know I am a huge fan of both lego and doctor who.
Kevin Simon 8 Nov 15
Autumn Walk Along The Wyrley and Essington Canal
Had bit of time on Friday morning as was waiting for computer to finish scans before taking back to customer this afternoon, so decided to take the dog on a nice long walk after dropping my daughter off to school.
Kevin Simon 29 Oct 15
Halloween Themed Snack Ideas
These are quick selection of 6 snack ideas for the kids or even adults this Halloween, all the recipes gave a scary theme so perfect for any Halloween party.
Kevin Simon 28 Oct 15
New Ladybird Books For Grownups
Just noticed there are some new ladybird books just to be released, we all remember ladybird books from our childhood.
Kevin Simon 27 Oct 15
General Website Update October 2015
This is a short update to my blog, this is more of a personal update aswell.
Kevin Simon 18 Sep 15
Quick Walk Around Hayhead Wood Nature Reserve – Aldridge
We decided to take the dog for a walk around Hayhead Wood nature reserve in Aldridge.
Kevin Simon 7 Sep 15
Wasp Macro – Photo Blog
Just looking outside the other day while doing some work sitting outside, noticed this wasp on one of our garden ornaments.
Kevin Simon 5 Sep 15
Vax Air3 Pet Vacuum Review
A few weeks we got a new vacuum as our old one didn’t really pick up the dog hairs.
Kevin Simon 2 Sep 15
Our Dog Abby
Photo of our dog Abby on walk over chasewater water this morning.
Kevin Simon 27 Aug 15
Nature Walk Around Beacon Park Lichfield
The other week had an hour or so to spare while the missus was at interview in Lichfield town centre I decided to take my camera and have a wonder round by Beacon park and get some photos of the plants and insects.
Kevin Simon 18 Aug 15
Maginon Hifi Bluetooth Receiver Review
While in our local Aldi store they had a sale on some electronic equipment one was a MAGINON bluetooth receiver reduced from £15 down to £7.50, so thought would get one as been looking at these kind of bluetooth receivers for awhile.
Kevin Simon 12 Aug 15
Motor Museum Visit – Bourton-On-The-Water
While on a nice day out in Bourton on the water we visited a few attractions one of these was the Cotswold motoring museum and toy collection, price are £5.25 Adults, £3.74 Children (4-16yrs) under 4’s free family ticket 2 adults 2 children is…
Kevin Simon 6 Aug 15
My Experience With Windows 10 Upgrade
This is my experience so far upgrading to windows 10 than was officially released on 29th July.