Remember Duckhams oil? The Duckhams name was synonymous with engine oil when I was growing up. I remember garages having large Duckhams Q branded thermometers screwed to their walls. Duckhams Q, a 20W50 multigrade oil, […]
Dorset’s Weldmar Hospicecare have come up with a novel way of raising funds. Weldmar have teamed up with a local vehicle recyclers. If you have a car that needs scrapping Weldmar will arrange collection. Any […]
I spotted this notice in the window of a West Dorset butcher’s shop. It made me laugh, maybe that is just my dirty mind.
Who remembers Fine Fair supermarkets with their distinctive bright orange logo. Here in West Dorset there was a Fine Fair in Bridport on the site of what is now the Waitrose supermarket. Thinking back this […]
Westward Television held the ITV regional franchise for Cornwall, Devon along with parts of Dorset and Somerset. Westward TV served the South West of England for twenty years between 1961 and 1981. I grew up […]
I sometimes call into Uplyme Filling Station just over the Devon border. Along the fence they have advertisements for local businesses. An enterprising use of what would otherwise be dead space. One of these, an […]
Dave Jones is an Australian electronics engineer and video blogger. He runs the YouTube channel EEVblog. Dave took exception to the claim on the box of a hand held Dyson vacuum cleaner he bought that […]