Sunday, 29 May 2011

Sports Betting review - make the most of your money

If you are into sports and would like to bet on your favorite team, then this website is the perfect place to find, learn, and choose the betting events. Sportsbettingspot is one renowned sports betting guide online, so as expected they got a list of sports books with rating and reviews on it, team statistics on the best betting sports online, betting events, news, articles, predictions, and some very interesting tips and tricks for sports betting.

I have been a follower of this interesting website for a year now and this year it has been better than ever! To the fact that not only that they have an excellent sports betting review, but now they also got a very inspirational review of the top gambling movie called Two for the Money, a story about a football player who became a sports betting advisor. I think the main reason this film is now included in the review is that, this film actually shows how sports betting works! Anyway, just like the film, you will also know how sports betting works on the sports betting spot website. So make the most of your money by looking further on what is stored on sports betting!

Killer Cucumber from Spain

This is not good; a cucumber has been reported to have cause illness and some deaths to people from European countries mainly in Germany and some in Sweden, Denmark and in the Netherlands. I saw this news yesterday on Sky news and although there is only one person here in England who has believed to have caught this infection, it is also good to raise awareness that this is happening now to prevent more of this e.coli incident from happening, so I am reposting this article from sky news.

This content came from sky news:
The outbreak is believed to have originated in organic cucumbers grown in Spain, although there are suggestions that the bacteria has been found in cucumbers grown in the Netherlands.
The advice now to people travelling to Germany is not to eat cucumbers, raw tomatoes or lettuce.
The British Health Protection Authority has confirmed that three German nationals currently in Britain have fallen ill. One of those cases has been confirmed as having the infection which is causing this outbreak.
A spokeswoman for the HPA said the outbreak in Germany was "very, very serious" and although the bug was infectious, there had been no reports of secondary infection yet in the UK.
Dr Dilys Morgan, head of the gastrointestinal, emerging and zoonotic infections department at the HPA, said: "The HPA is actively monitoring the situation very carefully and liaising with the authorities in Germany, the European Centre for Disease Control and the World Health Organisation as to the cause of the outbreak. E.coli bacteria like these are responsible for the outbreak across Europe.
"We are keeping a close watch for potential cases reported in England and are working with colleagues in the devolved administrations to recommend they do the same.
"In addition we are in the process of alerting health professionals to the situation and advising them to urgently investigate potential cases with a travel history to Germany."
In Germany concern is growing. The country's National Disease Control Centre has confirmed 60 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.
n Spain, a spokesman for the AESA food safety agency said investigations were also under way.
"The Andalusian authorities are investigating to find out where the contamination comes from and when it took place," he said.
"This type of bacteria can contaminate at the origin or during handling of the product."
There has been no report of contamination within Spain, AESA said.
Those worse hit by the infection contract HUS, a condition which can have severe effects.
British microbiologist Ron Cutler told Sky News: "It contains some very nasty toxins which can go straight to your kidneys and cause kidney failure, and it's very difficult to treat.
"For those who are treated, around 90% of treatments can be successful, but one in 10 of those people could have damaged kidneys in later life."
The Food Standards Agency has confirmed that the offending cucumbers have not been on sale at any outlets in the UK.

Friday, 27 May 2011

Great offers on camping equipment at Kathmandu shop Australia

If you are looking of where to shop for camping equipment, then I would highly recommend that you check out one of Kathmandu camping store near you or drop by on their online shop before going into anywhere else! Kathmandu is so far one of the best outdoor and camping store I have been to. Now, I am from the UK but Kathmandu outdoor and camping shop also has a branch here in Oxfordshire and I think when it comes to quality of the products, pricing, and services offered they are the same as it is in Australia.

Kathmandu outdoor and Camping Store as far as I know is a shop which specializes camping and outdoor equipment. They have all things like tents, sleeping bags, tables and chairs, stove, table ware, cutlery, and lighting. They also sell clothing’s like fleece, rain jackets, hiking shoes, trousers, shirts and some useful accessories that you also might want to check out!

The prices of their items are not bad since the quality of the products sold in the shops are really good and if you want further reduction on their products, all you have to do is join their membership which will then entitle you to a discounts of up to 25% off on their items. You will also get newsletters with promos and vouchers on it and sometimes you can really get up to 50% off on some items. Anyway, if you want to check out their items, you may click on the link I have given above or simply visit their online shop at kathmandu.com.au.

Thursday, 26 May 2011

May 2011 feels like winter again

It has been 3 weeks now since the weather is crap! Here in the UK we have been getting cool temperatures and has been said below average for May. There have been some strong winds, thunder and a lot of rain especially in the north area, which is unfortunately where I am now! I don’t fancy going out today so here I am watching the news and it was said on today’s weather will generally dry, bright and less windy but there are scattered showers developing across eastern England and Scotland, mainly around the coast but also across inland parts of East Anglia. Well, it looks like there is more wet, windy and cool weather in prospect until the end of May! So will keep my fingers cross for some sunshine in June.



Photo taken the other day after the rain.

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

The Leading Pardon Service in Canada

Let us face the fact that having a criminal record is like a stain on your name. So the best thing you can do about it is to take the stain off by having your name cleared from your previous criminal convictions or totally remove your name from the Canadian Police Information Center database which could only be done when you apply for a pardon. So if you want to get a pardon or looking of where you can start in getting one, then you might want to check out the website called the pardonservicescanada.com. This firm is comprised of highly experience professionals in handling criminal record canada pardons.

They have helped thousands of Canadians since 1989 and over the years, they are the country’s leading and most trusted Pardon Services in Canada and noted to be the most efficient firm when it comes to pricing too! I think, using this kind of service to remove criminal record from the CPIC database is well worth it! Just think about how your life will be without the conviction or criminal record attached on your name. You will gain back the trust and respect you used to have back when you did not have any criminal record. Anyway, if you require more information on how to get a pardon or questions on the canadian pardon application processing, I would recommend that you check out the Pardon Services Canada website first, as they offer a 100% guarantee on their services. Oh, just to let you know, they also do a US entry waiver processing too.

Monday, 23 May 2011

Procedures on how to apply a vinyl graphic sticker

After successfully taking a vinyl sticker off my car, I have again put another one to replace the previous sticker, and for those who do not know how to apply a vinyl graphic sticker, here is how to do it:
First you have to clean it by washing the area with warm water and dishwashing liquid, and then dry the vehicle surface with a clean towel cloth.
Finish up cleaning by wiping down the entire area with isopropyl alcohol. If you think your vehicle is clean enough, you do not have to wipe it with alcohol.

Application:
Apply the vinyl graphic sticker with a very weak solution of soapy water, this way you get the chance to move and reposition the vinyl as needed several minutes. Once the vinyl sticker is in place, use a squeegee to take off the excess fluid and air from behind the sticker. Start the squeegee from the middle of the sticker, and use it straight up or down motion. Allow the vinyl to set for 15 to 30 minutes before removing the application tape. On removing, always pull it slowly back onto itself at 180 degree angle and any bubble left should be punctured using a pin.

Sunday, 22 May 2011

Made to measure blinds in Leeds West Yorkshire

If you are looking for a made to measure blinds around the Yorkshire area, then it might be worth checking out this shop I saw online called The Carolina Blind Company. This company offers a wide selection of beautifully designed Blinds in Leeds including vertical, venetian blinds, wooden, roman, roller, pleated, and panel blinds. Has a good reputation when it comes to customer service and for the past years has been a leading supplier in blinds, curtains, shutters and awnings around West and North Yorkshire area, covering towns near Leeds, Harrogate and York.

The thing that caught my interest in this is that, aside from the lovely collection of blinds I saw online, they also offer a free interior design advice and a 100% satisfaction guaranteed to all customers which are seldom seen and heard in some companies! Anyway, if you are interested in this, you can view photos of their blinds collection and also get more information about their products and services on the website www.blindsleeds.com.


Friday, 20 May 2011

How I retrieved my missing post from Blogger

On May 11, 2011 blogger had some technical issues which have resulted to missing blog posts from bloggers all over the world and unfortunately on that day, I had 3 blog posts missing from my other blog. Two of those said post were restored back on the 13th of May 2011, however 1 is still missing. On the 14th of May 2011, Blogger’s technical manager Eddie Kessler published an announcement on Blogger Buzz that they are making progress and that on that day they are on the process of restoring comments. Then, I started to worry that my post is lost is totally lost. I had a lot of research online and found some useful information on retrieving old posts like using an RRS feed and Google catch, however, I still could not find that certain post!

I was very unhappy as I cannot remember the entire post and still uncertain if blogger is going to restore it or not. On the next day, the 15th of May 2011, blogger buzz has announced that blogger should be back to normal for the majority and that if some posts are still missing, it might be on the drafts. I check mine, but it was not there! On that same post update from blogger, there was also a form in which anyone with a certain issue can contact blogger’s technical team, so I filed up that form and now the 19th of May 2011 got the post back! They put the post back in the drafts section, so all I did is re-published it back. It was a long frustrating wait, but I am happy that I got the post back.

Monday, 16 May 2011

Taking a VINYL sticker off

Most people usually use a heat gun to take a vinyl sticker off any surface. However, I do not have a heat gun and last weekend I really want to strip the vinyl sticker of my car. I have read and found out on an article online that a vinyl sticker would easily stretch if it is heated and eventually come off if you peel it, even with just the heat of sunlight. But unfortunately there was not a lot of sunshine recently so I thought of buying a heat gun. I had a look online for heat guns and they cost around £12, which is a 1500 watt. Then I remember that I have a hair dryer as powerful as this, and it does goes really hot when set on high, so I tried it and it works well! Oh, you can only strip off the heated portion of the vinyl sticker, so if your sticker is big, it would take a little time to take it off properly.

Choose Wisely and Choose the Best Online University


If you want to change your career or take a step onto another degree but could not find the right time with your work pattern and personal life, then an online course is the best choice for you! Why? Well simply because these Online Universities offer flexibility and has a really good value for money, you will probably just be paying a fraction of what the nearest university is asking for!

Anyway, I too have been looking forward of getting an online education, probably around healthcare area or I might also look into online degree programs as I do love teaching and would someday want to work at my daughter’s school.

Now, there are loads of Universities online, but there are also certain facts you should remember when looking for one and that is to check their background. As much as possible try to find out more about that certain school! You can check anything about a certain school and check if they are accredited at the government’s national center for education statistics website at http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/. Do remember that you are investing towards your future, so choose wisely!

Saturday, 14 May 2011

Blogger is back

In connection to all the missing posts from blogger, I have here a link in which Mr. Eddie Kessler the Technical Lead/Manager of Blogger, explained the process of fixing the technical issues which happened recently. Yes, Blogger is now back and currently in the process of restoring some missing posts and comments made from May 11, 2011.

Blogger Buzz: Blogger is back: "Update (5/13 7:46PM PST): Nearly all posts since Wednesday are restored, now bringing back comments from last couple days. We expect the co..."

Friday, 13 May 2011

Blogger is now available but some blog post are missing

After a whole day of technical issues, blogger is now available, meaning you can log in and start posting again. I think the problem started on the 9th of May which lasted an hour, then it came back yesterday afternoon the 12th of May 2011. Now it has just been restored but not totally recovered yet, as some of the post made on the 11th of May 2011 may has not been restored yet. Anyway, I hope that this will be sorted soon, as 3 of my posts are still missing.

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Stop Debt Collectors on their improper practices


Debt collectors are often hired by lending companies to collect payments owed to them by borrowers and I think most of them are on commission basis, so what usually happen is that they would strive hard to get any sort of amount from you to get some sort of percentage on the payment you have made. So as expected, you will get a lot of phone calls from them, sometimes early in the morning or very late at night and some are very aggressive in doing this, and it does violates your rights!

So what can you do to Stop Debt Collectors? You can stop these debt collectors by getting a legal help, which means you got to get in touch with a consumer lawyer as they specialize this kind of field. Most of these consumer law firms do offer a free consultation, like this creditlaw.com, you can either send them an email with your problem through their free case review or call them through their toll free number to get an advice. This creditlaw.com firm has been helping people fight and the improper practices of these debt collectors, so let them help you get a peace of mind.

Sunday, 8 May 2011

Giant swan at the lake

I just got back from a holiday at the Lake District with my family and saw this giant swan floating at Derwent water in Keswick lake Cumbria. Now I cannot give a precise figure of how big the swan is but I have also taken a photo of the swan with my 3 ½ year old daughter who is 35.6 inches tall. I was so amazed when I saw it and have given my little girl a bread to feed the swan, but while she was feeding it, the swan snatch the big bread off her hand and it started to scare my little girl. She stated crying and at that moment I also start to realize that I should not have given my daughter a piece of bread to feed the swan as it might pick her eyes. Anyway, I have here some photos of the giant swan I saw at the Derwentwater Keswick Cumbria.



Saturday, 7 May 2011

Getting a refund, replacement, or repair on broken items

If you have bought an item online and got broken in less than 12 months, by law you got the right to return it for a refund or replacement. As far as the sale of goods and services act is concerned under the Sale of Goods Act 1979, customers got the right to return the item for a refund or replacement if the purchased item is in poor quality.

Most shops do accept returns for a full refund including the postage if the customer does not like the item for whatever reason, as long as the item is unused. But what if the seller refuses to give a refund, replacement or repair of the product? Well, this website will help you understand more on your entitlements as far as replacement, refund or repair under the Sales of Goods Act.

Just think how much you have paid for a certain item and that you are entitled for a claim, so it is very important to know the Sales of Goods Act. For more information, you may visit the website at whatconsumer.co.uk and know more about consumers and sellers rights under the sale of goods and services act 1982.

Happy Mother’s Day

Every year Mothers Day is celebrated in all parts of the world, although it may be different in days or the month wherein it is celebrated but the thought is the same, and that is to celebrate motherhood. I know it is only the 7th of May and mother’s day is to be celebrated tomorrow, Sunday the 8th of May 2011, but I would l like to greet in advance all the wonderful mom’s from Anguilla, Albania, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bermuda, Bonaire, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, People's Republic of China, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, CuraƧao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Ecuador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guyana, Honduras, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Macao, Malaysia, Malta, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Vietnam, Venezuela, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Wishing you all the love and happiness you so richly deserve!
Happy Mother's Day!

Tuesday, 3 May 2011

Cheap medical scrubs uniform

Looking for a quality, affordable and stylish nursing scrubs uniform? Then I would recommend that you check out this website that sells the best scrubs uniform ever! The company has been around for several years and has been noted for giving a respectable style into the scrubs uniform design. Their scrubs was not only designed to look good, but also made comfortable enough for nurses to perform their usual task. I think these uniforms are lovely as it a defined body figure to the person wearing it and the colors are great too! All I can say is that you will not be disappointed with these scrubs uniforms when it comes to purchase as it is excellent when it comes to prices, quality, style and delivery. You can view their scrubs complete set and check out their amazing prices at http://www.blueskyscrubs.com.