Arrested at Customs

Sunday morning I found myself in a queue at customs, Calais France…. I was travelling back to the UK for a very short visit to get my hair done and also do some shopping… This is a journey I’ve done countless of times in the past… However this time I was really worried… In fact, […]

Harvest Time

As some of you may know over the last few months I’ve been trying my hand at growing vegetables. Earlier in the year we planted, Potatoes onions garlic carrots strawberries and a herb garden This week we started to harvest the onions potatoes and garlic. Was everything successful? Well no, not really… Half of our […]

How Do You Eat An Elephant

It’s overheating!! I find it embarrassing… Sometimes I don’t know what to say…. and I don’t want to tell them…. This is how I feel when people ask what I do for a living… This is especially true at…     – Dinner parties     – Events     – Family gatherings I’ve always […]

Operating a mechanical digger

I love to say yes… I’m always the first person to put my hand up and say… I’ll give that a go…. Last weekend this resulted in me operating a mechanical digger for half a day… see video below!!!   We were having some landscaping done…. And we had hired a mechanical digger for the […]

Interview With Neil Stafford

  Below is an interview I did with Neil Stafford this week… This is a fascinating interview all about recurring income and membership sites… GoTo Video 🙂 I meant to get this interview out much sooner however there was a problem… On Tuesday my Internet went down… Unfortunately there was a technical problem with my […]

Things are starting to grow

This past week here in France it’s been really hot for this time of year… I’ve been enjoying the sun and spending loads of time out in the garden… Dave and I have been, Planting more vegetables Chopping firewood Weeding the flowerbeds Mowing the lawns In fact the potatoes we planted about a month ago […]

Zooming Along

Okay I’ve, Washed all the windows in the house Mowed the lawn Relabelled all the spice jars in the kitchen Put all my books in alphabetical order Okay I guess it’s time to start doing some of this work from home stuff… Sound familiar….. That’s exactly how I felt 20 years ago when I started […]

Panic buying here in France

Wow what a week it’s been in France with the Coronavirus.
 I went shopping on Monday and had to wait in line for almost 2 hours at the checkout.
 For some strange reason everybody was panic buying toilet roll!!
 Here in France we been told to stay at home for the next 15 days!!
 Apparently […]

The IKEA Hack

Ikea Hack

A lot of people love old technology… Such as… • Steam engines
 • Classic cars
 • Vintage computer equipment
 • Antique typewriters
 For me it’s audio and video equipment…
 Believe it or not I still have a collection of, – VHS tapes
- Laserdiscs
- Audio cassettes
- CD’s and Supper Audio CD’s
- Vinyl The only problem is […]

How to be self-sufficient

One of the things I’ve always loved about being an entrepreneur is being self-sufficient. Not having to rely on an employer to get paid. Ever since I was a child… Any time I’ve earned money through one of my own businesses I’ve always felt a huge amount of satisfaction… And yes I did have several […]