Category: Gear

Five Important Marathon Running Tips

Wanting to cover the incredible 26.2 miles? Then you need some marathon running tips. Running a marathon is quite a feat, but the main work is in the training and preparation. Marathon running is often compared to having a baby. The delivery itself is what many people talk about, but the nine months before that… continue reading

A Camp Rock Birthday Cake to Make Your Party Rock!

The perfect Camp Rock birthday cake is the perfect addition to Camp Rock party ideas. There are so many different cakes out there you can’t decide which one to buy. Or have you made the decision to create you own Camp Rock cake? Baking and trying to make your cake unique is a big challenge…. continue reading

High Speed Golf Carts: Choosing Your Options

Electric Low Speed Vehicles (LSV’s) are becoming tremendously popular these days for a number of reasons. They are quiet, fun and relatively comfortable to drive, but more importantly, they do not use fossil fuel. New LSV’s like the GEM and others can be very expensive though and not a practical purchase for those who would… continue reading

Reviving the Roland MC-303 Retro Groovebox

I’ve been using the Roland MC-303 on and off since I brought it in (1996). I have used it on some of the early Anjelicas Baby recordings such as “Crawling Back To You” and “Blame It On You”. I think it is a great little machine second hand for its price about £100 – £200… continue reading

The Aspiring Writer’s Guide: Getting Your Writing Published

Much like landing your first job, getting your writing published so often seems to depend on already have published. How do you break into paid writing assignments if you have no experience? Unless you’re very fortunate or extremely talented, you must first pay your dues. Although many experienced professionals counsel novices to never write anything… continue reading

New Orleans Jazz – News and Views – Sammy Penn

SAMMY PENN: Born Morgan City Louisiana September 15 1902. Died Florida September 18 1969. Let’s start off a little differently this time: to me, the greatest New Orleans drummers for my pleasure were Baby Dodds, Sammy Penn and Cie Frazier. But Sammy had a wonderful second string to his bow. He sang with the same… continue reading

Reasons New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Work

With the New Year upon us, we have an opportunity to start with a clean slate and perhaps turn over a new leaf. But as attractive as this sounds, unfortunately, most New Year’s resolutions are abandoned by the end of January. It always seems like a good idea to set a new goal for yourself… continue reading

Qualities of a Good Bike Shop

Everybody knows that they’re just doing their jobs, but we usually can’t help but feel annoyed every time a store attendant comes to us as asks “Can I help you?” Sometimes we just don’t want to be bothered; that we want to look at a few items ourselves. But when it comes to bike shops… continue reading

Spy on Your Nanny With Hidden Nanny Cameras

Recent news about a couple catching nanny mistreating their 13 month old baby shattered the faith of many parents. The nanny was hired through a national childcare service on the Internet. After a few days of her hiring, parents noticed certain behavioral changes in the child and decided to install nanny cams. Although, initially they… continue reading

Practical Birthday Gifts For Men

Getting a birthday gift for the most important man in your life can be daunting if you really want to pick the best of all the best choices available. As compared to getting gifts for women, getting gifts for men is not that difficult as long as you know the things that he really likes…. continue reading