Top 10 Things To Make With Diskettes
You know you are “getting on a bit” when you start to notice how far technology has come since you were a child. And for me, one thing that I have noticed more than anything else changing is computer memory! Nowadays it is all cloud data that, terabyte this and when I was a teenager I had to make do with cassette tapes and floppy disks! But this blog post is inspired by the later and we will be finding out that other people have happy memories of their 3.5″ Diskettes as well. So I thought I would bring you what I think is…
Top 10 Creative and Best Repurposed Barbed Wire
Today I am the unhappy owner of a bruised knee. I got it because while out walking the dog and I tripped over some hidden barbed wire and had a soft landing on my knee. But don’t worry, it really isn’t all that bad at all, but I did have to wonder if there was a better use of barbed wire other than being left to be tripped over! Well, it turns out that in people can make some rather amazing things with it! So without further ado, I bring you…
Top 10 Ways To Recycle Aeroplanes
If there is one thing I wish I had got to do in my life it is to fly on Concorde. Not that I did and indeed will ever have enough money to do so, but it would have been nice. But alas they are all been mothballed (because they were dangerous) and are now in museums around the World. But what happens to all the other passenger planes that have been retired or scrapped? Well, it seems people do all sorts of strange things with them…
Top 10 Things To Make With Cassette Tapes
Today I am feeling a little nostalgic and have been remembering the days when I used to have a load of cassette tapes to play in the car, now I have CD’s and my Nexus 7 to play my music on. But people who only know CD’s and I-Pods will never know what it was like to have to rewind a cassette with a pencil, use that same pencil to pull the tape back in after the player has tried to eat it, and the mental art of pressing record at the exact time that favourites song is played on the radio. But what am I supposed to do with all these old cassettes I have found? Well, it seems …
Top 10 Creative and Best Repurposed Refuse Skips
I HATE gardening! I have tried, and tried to enjoy it, but just don’t like it. I do gardening in fits and phases, so when I am feeling “up for it” I will have a go. And this week I have been trying to get rid of a load of bricks from an old wall, so what I did was hire a rubbish skip. The problem was that after I chucked some dirt and loose gravel into it, it then started to rain and filled up! Right now it is sat in the front garden looking like a tramps swimming pool! But that gave me an idea…
Top 10 Creative and Best Repurposed Plastic Milk Bottles
We all have to go through disappointments in life because it is what makes us stronger and appreciate the better times in life even more. But one moment will be with me forever and never to be forgotten. You see, while on holiday in Devon, UK once I got the chance to try fresh cows milk straight from the cow. Let me tell you that if ever you get the chance to do the same…DON’T!!! It was awful and I was so disappointed because I really thought it would have been much better than milk from a carton. So I think I should try to find some uses for all those empty milk cartons I will make over the years, so without further ado I bring …
Top 10 Creative Things to do With Drinking Straws
Drinking straws are one of those things that I always feel nostalgic over. The moment the liquid touches my lips after passing through the plastic is the moment my mind takes me back to lazy summers having picnics with ex-girlfriends, party’s and memories of my mum offering my friends and me a glass of juice after playing football. But I have been wondering if people do anything else with plastic straws other than drink with them, and it seems people use them for all sort of things…
Top 10 Creative and Best Repurposed Disk Spindles
Is it ‘old school’ nowadays to burn my own CD’s from my music collection? You see, whilst I do buy all my tracks from Google Music I still like to download it and burn it to a CD so I can play it in the car. I don’t have a posh car so all it has been a CD player in it. But now I seem to be getting quite a collection of empty plastic CD/DVD Spindles, so what I need is some ideas about what I can do with them, so I thought I would find out what I think is…
Top 10 Things To Make With Old Bicycles
About a year ago now, I and my little boy had great plans to go cycling every day and to have fun exploring the Welsh countryside with our bikes. So I got myself a bicycle and one that attached to the back of mine that my little boy could ride. But sadly my boy is now into football! He hates going for rides and just wants to play ball all day. But what about mine and his bikes? What am I suppose to do with them? Well, it seems they might not be the only bikes that will never be used again…
Top 10 Things To Make With Shopping Trolleys
As a teenager, I am rather ashamed to admit that I pushed a shopping trolley ( Or shopping cart depending on where you live) into a river. But before its un-natural departure, myself and my friends had so much fun with it! Riding it, racing it and generally treating it like the best thing ever. But did I miss out on doing something far better with it?!? As a chance to repent my sins for pushing the shopping cart into the river, I bring you…
Top 10 Creative and Unusual Chandeliers
It is the law that when you are a Nerd like me, you instantly know how to fix PC’s, tablets and all sorts of general household electronics. The fact that I can indeed fix them is irrelevant! This blog starts just a week before this blog post, I was going round a neighbour’s house to fix their laptop and in the front room, they had a chandelier! I have never seen one in a house before so I started to Google some information about them. But what I come up with is something even more amazing than owning a plain, old normal one, because I managed to stumble across…