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Hot Stuff

Hot Stuff

How things have changed since this time last year. More people are shopping online, shops are closing for good and pubs… don’t even talk to me about pubs. As for work, I’ve been fortunate enough to be in a role that is not shut down by a pandemic. The opposite is...
Spiders with Teeth

Spiders with Teeth

Holy cow Batman! Spiders with teeth invade the UK! Venomous Spiders found in Wokingham! Man eating Arachnids in Reading because of global warming… OK I made up that one about man eaters, but let’s get one thing straight… Spiders do not have teeth and all spiders,...
About time

About time

I’ve done it! I’ve started a YouTube channel. Now don’t go all stupid on me, I’m no Joe Sugg or Saffron Barker, (Google them if you don’t watch Strictly) I’m certainly not a Casey Neistat or Ze Frank. My photography is not up to the standard of Peter McKinnon and I...
Training Providers

Training Providers

On 1st October 2013 the HSE stopped approving training and qualifications for the purposes of first aid at work. Since then, training organisations who were formerly approved by HSE to deliver the First Aid at Work course, can no longer claim to be Approved. While...
Blisters, Bugs and Borrelia Burgdorferi

Blisters, Bugs and Borrelia Burgdorferi

“What do I do to prevent blisters…?” Make sure your shoes or boots fit correctly. Crazy right? Yes, I know it sounds daft, of course you’re going to get boots or shoes that fit, aren’t you? Well, when was the last time you actually had your feet measured? Yeah,...
First Aid Kits

First Aid Kits

Some Myths Busted I was asked a while ago about the contents of a first aid kit. What can and can’t go in one Well the answer depends on what the kit is for, where it is, who is going to be using it. Let me explain… If we’re talking about the kitchen drawer or...