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Nick
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A fifty something retired crime intelligence officer, spending my days between the Gold Coast in Queensland Australia, and a coastal town in Eastern Thailand. 
A voracious reader and an avid writer who likes to continually learn about this strange world around him, and to write about life experiences as they happen, (which is, by the way, ALL the time).
Relax and enjoy my offerings. Agree, disagree, become fascinated or even motivated, as you see fit!
Nick

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Home & Garden
by Nick
4 years ago
Your Cat's Dental Care is a Vital Thing.

Did you know that some of the most nasty types of infections your cat can catch are in their mouths? Yes that's right, tooth and gum infections can cause a lot of health disasters in your cat - and not just in their teeth and gums. I thought we would have a look at two market leading products, that can keep your cat nice and healthy. Better for your pussy cat, and a heap easier on your wallet with pet medical bills, down the track!

Lifestyle
by Nick
4 years ago
A Review of Womens Riding Boots, and Black Wedge Boots

It is a fact - and I think there remains no doubt about it; women LOVE shoes. Well actually women love boots as well! Today I thought we would look at a couple of specific ladies cowboy boots and black wedge boots.

Travel & Places
by Nick
5 years ago
An Exotic Adventure? What about a Holiday in Cambodia?

Do you find yourself in need of an exotic adventure? We all need a break from time to time and, may I suggest that we also need to spread our wings and perhaps venture beyond our traditional comfort zones occasionally. Who was it that said, 'that travel broadens the mind'? Well whoever it was was wise indeed as there is nothing to get your perspective of life in a developed country back, than to holiday on one that is un-developed. I am going to suggest that you consider; 'What about a holiday in Cambodia', the ancient Kingdom of Angkor in the heart of Indochina.

Health
by Nick
5 years ago
The Best Blood Pressure Monitor for You

This may sound amazing, but it is reliably estimated by the American Diabetes Association that 30% of Americans, (about 93 million people), suffer from high blood pressure, (hypertension)! This potentially lethal condition can lead to heart attack, embolisms, strokes and thrombosis - and a host of other serious emergencies as well. It is no wonder that thousands of us are choosing to upgrade our blood pressure knowledge from just an occasional check at the doctors office, to buying a blood pressure monitor for use at home. We will look at two of the new generation wrist blood pressure monitors that are inexpensive, accurate and easy to use.

Lifestyle
by Nick
5 years ago
An Outdoor Kitchen Kit - Just what you Need?

Let's face it very few of us don't like a picnic. From toddlers to Grandma and Grandad, isn't it wonderful to leave the house with friends or family and just have a relaxing meal outdoors. And what better for that great pursuit than a quality outdoor kitchen kit. Today we will look at two such kits, a great outdoor kitchen cutlery and crockery kit and a very handy well built outdoor BBQ tool collection.

Home & Garden
by Nick
5 years ago
Weber Genesis e-310, The King of BBQ's

I think we have all enjoyed a BBQ on a variety of char broil grills. Everything from an old oven rack set over a half barrel, right up to a professional gas BBQ. BBQ food has that ability to be so tasty, so flavorsome and, well, that aroma it puts out when the food is a sizzlin! Today I thought we would go right to the top and have a look at this magnificent product from that very well known brand, Weber. The model I want to show you is called the Weber Genesis E-310 Liquid Propane Gas Grill.

Entertainment
by Nick
5 years ago
Wow, Harry Potter Wands

The phenomenon that is Harry Potter began way back in 1990, when on a train, the idea for a series of novels suddenly came to author JK Rowling. I wonder if, at the time she realized the worldwide sensation she was creating? As is usual for box office hits, the Harry Potter series spun off a lot of merchandising, (Harry Potter stuff basically), including the biggest hits of all; Harry Potter wands, t shirts and Harry Potter jewellery. Today we will look at the top selling items that would make a perfect gift for any Harry Potter fan.

Entertainment
by Nick
5 years ago
Find a Dr Who Light, Sonic Screwdriver and Apparel!

I just bet that if you are reading this you are at least aware of the TV sensation that is Dr Who. No? Well here is a bit of history for you. The BBC in England first aired Dr Who in 1963 in a continuous series right the way through till 1985. With the exception of a single telemovie, it took a break till beginning again in 2005. It has gone on to be a worldwide sensation with fans, and fan clubs, the world over. And as fans will be fans, they collect Dr Who memorabilia. Today I will show you a most sought after Dr Who collectable as well as a range of just some of the Dr Who products available out there.

Home & Garden
by Nick
5 years ago
A Heated Dog House, Much more than your Typical Dog Kennels for Sale

Unless your dog is one of the lucky ones who lives inside the house with you, chances are he or she will have a place in the backyard where they sleep of a night. Does it get chilly, or even downright cold in your part of the world? If so, is your dog, your pet, suffering at night by being too cold? This is a risk particularly if there are blowing winds or your dog has a short coat. Luckily there is a simple solution - a heated dog house.

Lifestyle
by Nick
5 years ago
Looking at Quality Timberland Pro Series Boots, and Timberland Boat Shoes

Whatever your profession or hobby, one thing we all need is footwear. And one thing we don't need is ill-fitting, cheap shoes that harm your feet and don't last. Today I thought we would look at one particular brand of footwear - Timberland, and two of its product ranges, the Timberland Pro Series of Boots and Timberland Boat Shoes.

Lifestyle
by Nick
5 years ago
Wood Smokers, A Wonderful Taste Sensation

I'm guessing that there aren't to many folks who don't fancy the rich taste and testure of home smoked meat. yes, you can but them from the supermarket, but the homemade flavor just ain't the same, and with your own Masterbuilt Electric Smoker you have the pride and satisfaction of doing this pleasant job yourself at home.

Home & Garden
by Nick
5 years ago
Select the Best Indoor Turkey Fryer

Did you know that roast and fried turkey are family favorites the entire year around - not just at Thanksgiving and Christmas. Turkey is THE white meat, with a wonderful rich flavor and much less fat that other poultry, especially chicken. So what holds Mums and Dads back from cooking a plump juicy turkey? Well it's simple, if turkey is cooked too long, or at the wrong temperature it can come out to the table as tough and chewy. Well we don't want that do we? So today I thought I'd have a look at a very popular and top selling indoor turkey fryer.

Home & Garden
by Nick
5 years ago
Best Selling Countertop Convection Ovens - A Great Appliance

The modern countertop covection oven has certainly come a long, long way from the simple toaster ovens, and sandwich toasters. The modern appliance is really a leap forward as they combine the abilities of: a Griller a Toaster, and a fully featured Convection Oven Today I thought I would highlight two top selling models.

Home & Garden
by Nick
5 years ago
Teeth Cleaning for Dogs - What's best?

Did you know that some of the most common forms of infections your dog can catch are due to poor oral hygiene? Yes that's right, tooth and gum infections can lead to a host of health problems in your dog - and not just in their mouths. So today I thought we would have a look at one particular quality product, as well as giving you access to a whole range of items that can keep your dogs mouth nice and healthy. Better for your pooch, and a whole lot better on your wallet with vets bills, down the track!

Home & Garden
by Nick
5 years ago
Just What Are the Best Dog Treats?

Having a dog or two can be one of the best joys of your life. Whether you are a single, a family unit, or perhpas a senior, dogs are great companions -great pets indeed. They happily enjoy the food you give them daily, but are those little treats doing them harm? What are the best treats for dogs of any age? Well let's look at two quality treats that dogs of any age love, AND are good for dogs of different life stages.

Home & Garden
by Nick
5 years ago
A review of a Nifty NetChef Wireless Electronic Recipe Computer

Are you a busy cook at home? Always looking to give your family variery in their meals, but no time to sift through old recipe books? Well then this review of a quality electronic product will probably be a solution for you. We are going to look at the Sungale NetChef Networked Kitchen Recipe Device with 8'' LCD Screen

Health
by Nick
5 years ago
Let's Look at a Top Selling Survival Kit, and First Aid Kit.

I thought that today I would have a look at the range of Survival Kits and First Aid Kits available on the market and give you suggestions as to what might be the best choices. For your home, your office or your car, a sensibly stocked and readily available first aid kit is a sensible must. You just never know when junior will cut their finger, one of you takes a fall or gets a nasty splinter.

Home & Garden
by Nick
5 years ago
A Beautiful Product to give your Baby White Noise when going to Sleep

Babies the world over are a source of great joy to their parents, bringing untold pride and fulfilment to a family. However one of the greatest reasons for maternal and paternal stress is getting your infant off to sleep. Deep refreshing sleep, a time for parents to take a break and get on with their family and work lives. Some infants are great natural sleepers, and after a feed or a bath they visibly relax and pop off for a nap. Wonderful if it happens for you! However most newborns will go through a stage of being unsettled and difficult to lay down for a sleep. Let's look at a wonderful product called the Munchkin Nursery Projector and Sound System.

Home & Garden
by Nick
5 years ago
A Review of Some Quality Discount Outdoor Furniture

Never mind the time of year, it's ALWAYS backyard picnic or BBQ time! Let's say you already have a good outdoor BBQ but need some quality discounted outdoor furniture to complete you backyard setting. In this article I will review a hardwood outdoor chair set, and a brand of offset patio umbrellas in a range of colors. A review of an outdoor furniture sale if you like.

Pets & Animals
by Nick
5 years ago
Let's Review Automatic Pet Feeders

Pets - Aren't they just wonderful? Whether you have a dog or a cat or perhaps a tank of beautiful fish, you will be needing pet supplies, specifically cat and dog supplies or aquarium supplies. And as we pet owners all need to get away once in a while, having an automatic pet feeder can be the answer to your dreams!

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