Author Archives for Maxine Mendoza

Pigeons – help or hindrance?

Posted on: July 27, 2020

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Pigeons have been used to carry messages for a long time in human history. They can be effectively trained to fly between two locations and will do so without fail and with a lot of dedication. These birds were used…

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Known Issues with Garden Trees

Posted on: July 22, 2020

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Keeping trees healthy and cared for in your garden can sometimes feel like a complicated task. Winter can cause damage to our trees, so it’s important to make sure they are strong enough to withstand any winter storm coming our…

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The man who made Accounting.

Posted on: June 22, 2020

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We have always had accounting. Even in the days of the stone age there seems to be some attempt to record how things are done via basic tally charts. The Bronze Age and Iron age show this need of accounting…

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The Bedfordshire Chariot of Fire.

Posted on: June 18, 2020

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The film “Chariots of Fire” is a surprising yet deserving Oscar winner about 2 remarkable runners for Britain in the 1924 Olympics. This was the second Olympics after the horrors of the first world war. It was in Paris and…

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Launching a satellite into space

Posted on: June 15, 2020

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Did you see the SpaceX mission launch on 30th may? It was a first for space travel as a commercial company funded the project in its entirety for the first time and the Kennedy Space Centre lit up once again…

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What causes a smelly drain?

Posted on: June 15, 2020

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Image credit Smelly drains are something that none of what to have to deal with and more often than not they are usually a sign that something is not right further down in your pipework. It is usually time to…

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How Bournemouth came to be.

Posted on: June 8, 2020

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Bournemouth is a bustling busy town, one of the busiest in Dorset, but its roots are somewhat humble. It was the vision of Lewis Tregonwell and George Iverson Tapps who wanted to create a place where those with the scourge…

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