Why our new bag makes sense for big DIY projects

Why our new bag makes sense for big DIY projects

Firstly – an introduction! After years of brilliant, insightful blogging, Dr. Bill has hung up his keyboard and returned to his toolshed to happily DIY to his heart’s content. With that said, I am now taking over blogging duties.  My name is Chris, I spend my time...
(Concrete) Rock of Ages

(Concrete) Rock of Ages

Cement in its current form (or close to its current form), and the concrete that it bears, has been around since the second half of the nineteenth century and is still going strong today. But has the way in which it is used changed over this time? In the early days it...
The Great Procrastinator

The Great Procrastinator

DIY projects are great fun once you get into them, but overcoming that initial inertia (or ‘activation energy’ if we think about chemical equations), is often a stumbling block. There is currently an ad on the TV featuring the ‘Museum of Procrastination’ and including...
Making Time for DIY

Making Time for DIY

Despite the weather being less than encouraging, I still meet many people looking to brave the elements and take on a spot of DIY. But still I am hearing the same question over and over again: “Where does one find the time for DIY?” When we are talking about DIY tasks...
Ideal (Concrete) Home

Ideal (Concrete) Home

We are all familiar with the use of cement and concrete as construction materials. Lesser known is its use for interior furnishings; these can range from sculptures to more everyday concrete objects. Both cement paste (no sand or aggregate) and concrete can take a...