Travel In Style On Your Wedding Day

When I was planning our wedding day, the time it took to research every little aspect almost drove me crazy!

I couldn’t believe how many florists, how many caterers, how many function venues, dress shops and shoe shops, musicians, table tops,  cars and decorations there were to choose from.

Wedding car hire was also another time consuming search project I had to search long and hard for. The right limo was important for us. We wanted to be comfortable, arrive in style and obviously we needed a reliable company so we would arrive at our venues on time.


I wanted to share my amazing experience with others to perhaps help save some time for them.

A lot of the resources we used for our wedding can be found here. The story as well as a heap of photos are shown in a fantastic manner which showcases our wedding amazingly.

The range of services and products should ensure your budget and style is catered for.

Our day was perfect and will see in our pictures how beautiful the photos turned out.

If I were to change anything about the day it would be that we knew where the photos we wanted were, but we didn’t know how to get there – we thought the photographer would have known, but as she didn’t we wasted a good hour searching for the spot. If we could rewind, that would have given us an extra hour of photo time which would have allowed an extra location.

Not to worry, it was a fantastic day none the less and hope yours can now be a little less stressful now that you have a few suppliers up your sleeve.

Help From Qualified Bond Cleaners

Bond cleaning can be very difficult. One must always bear in mind that when they want to keep the rented accommodation, they would want to do anything to have the money back they’d given to the landlord when they moved in. Together with the end of lease cleaning, there are big responsibilities and projects that at times could be difficult to complete. With some help from qualified bond cleaners Brisbane, the jobs will get pretty much easier in comparison with doing everything by oneself.

There are lots of people who’ve witnessed their initially bond money go to waste. Most of the time, they left the house in a state it would be hard to be re-leased to a new occupant without another thorough clean.

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Trampolines are the go to toy at any age

If you are looking for longevity in your play equipment for your kids then you can’t go past trampolines. The trampolines from Lifespan Kids are made for kids at any age to enjoy.

When they are younger they will need adult supervision at all times but when they are older they will still enjoy jumping just as much.

I have found that the trampolines from Lifespan Kids also get their longevity from the quality of the product, meaning that you don’t have to replace your trampoline for a new one every few years. They have solid structures and are made from materials with a ten year warranty, which really is a fantastic deal.

To see the Lifespan Kids’ range and to get your kids a toy that they will enjoy for years to come, click here

The Party Venue Matters

So you’re searching for the perfect location to host your 21st birthday. You want to give your occasion a unique feel without needing to spend thousands on venue hire, decorations an external caterer and all the other hassles that come with organising a birthday party.

Image this. It is the early hours of your party. You are hoping that each detail falls into place perfectly and everything you organised just works. It is your birthday and it has taken a few weeks of preparation. And no matter how many cents you chucked in that wishing well, you won’t grow six extra hands to be able to implement all the components involved. That is where the value of the location chosen comes in handy.

For your 21st birthday venue in Melbourne, you want a venue that comes with an event planner at no extra cost. It is the sort of thing you don’t really think about, why would someone else help us make sure our event runs smoothly and why wouldn’t they charge for it? I have seen it again and again, an event planer should really be in one of these MasterCard commercials…they are invaluable. Let us be honest, at some point, you need to begin assigning the responsibilities being thrown in-your-face and you if you are worrying about when the food is being served you are not going to enjoy your own party.

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How to Deal with a Plumbing Emergency

A pipes crisis can happen at any moment of the day or night and threaten to cause water damage and mould that is immediate and create electrical risks within your household. These circumstances are usually brought on by drains which have sprung a leak and burst or a blocked drain.

Your initial step is always to switch off your water, before actually contacting a plumber. In the event the problem is using just one fitting you might be in a position to switch off the water locally at the water faucet as well as look for valves under the sink or behind the bathroom. In case there’s a larger issue or potential risk, or if that’s not an alternative, your water should be turned off by you from the home water-meter.

Once this is completed take a breath and relax. Depending on the nature of the problem, the next thing might be to check whether this is a local difficulty or neighbourhood-wide. It may not be your responsibility, if it’s a part of drain program or the external sewage. In the event you can’t find the source of the issue you might even check with your water-supply business.

If the problems has been caused by faulty fittings, it is your obligation to get it fixed and you will need to call a licensed plumber who provides 24-hour emergency-service within your local area. Give as many details as possible as you ask for a quote and check that your plumber is equipped with the correct supplies for the task, also, are able to do the work on the initial visit.

As soon as you have discovered a reliable 24 hour emergency plumber in Melbourne, we recommend that you simply keep their amount close so you own it in future… save it in your mobile and you will have it handy for potential crises.

How to Protect Against Termites

Termites are the most destructive insects that can travel underground into your home. To make it worse, they can get through crevices and cracks in your concrete slab. In case termites are the source of all your nightmares, then do not worry as herein is the lasting solution for you. One of the most used termite protection method is the use of unobtrusive termite baits which can easily detect any termite activity around your property. Other proven methods that we use for termite treatment include the use of chemical termite barrier, Physical Termite Barriers and reticulation system among others.

Chemical Termite Barrier involve the use of chemical liquid into the soil that serves as a lasting termite control strategy and can be done at any stage of your building. Reticulation system involves the use piping system that is placed underground. Stainless steel mesh network can installed to conceal any termite activity around your home. It can be laid when building your home just before laying down your slab. However, it is also very crucial for any home owner to be equipped with other simple tips in preventing any termite activity through the normal activities that we do. These include reducing the moisture levels in your home by repairing any leaking pipe or taps, using timber that is treated against termite when building and also not tolerating any climbing plants around your home. Termites are also attracted by any rotting stumps that are in close vicinity in your home.

It is true that your house is the best investment that you can make. However, allowing termites to take control of your home can not only degrade it but also make living hard. Your fight against termites will never get lost on the way as there are many proven ways that work.

You need blinds and awnings to escape from the heat!

Not all of us have our very own pool, are a step away from the beach, or have air conditioning in every room. Given this circumstance
having quality blinds and awnings can often be the only respite from the heat.

Sweltering hot days can lead to exhaustion and dehydration and if the only way that you can keep cool is inside your home, than you best make sure that your windows are protected from the harsh sun. Blinds and awnings block the heat from penetrating through your windows, and stop the cool from escaping from your house.

Blinds and awnings are an affordable and stylish way to get through the summer months, especially when you consult with the experts at inDesign blinds click here to view their website.

Thicker Than Blood by PAUL D. BRAZILL


‘The thing is, Bren,’ says Craig Hornby, kissing his bloody knuckles, ‘you’ve just got to face facts sometime. You might be a nicer bloke than your Tony. Well, in fact, you are nicer. Much nicer. But your kid is more likeable. It’s just one of those things. And that’s why he always ends up getting what he wants. Getting his own way. If he fell in the sea, he’d come out with a pocket full of fish. That’s him, eh? Teflon Tony.’Craig walks over to the window and closes the blinds. The room turns black. Specks of dust float in a shard of sunlight that slices through a broken slat and spotlights a pool of blood at Bren Murdoch’s feet. Bren’s head pounds. Blood trickles down his nose and is soaked up by the socks stuffed in his mouth .He twists but the fishing wire cuts further into his wrists and ankles. Continue reading

Not For Nothing–Excerpt by STEPHEN GRAHAM JONES

The following piece is an excerpt from Jones’ novel Not For Nothing, which is set to be published in 2014 by Dzanc Books.

The following piece is an excerpt from Jones’ novel Not For Nothing, which is set to be published in 2014 by Dzanc Books.* * *

She’ll be waiting for you when you walk back from the water station next door. Because she’s so—because she doesn’t fit, not anywhere in your life, of course you’ll have your thumb in your mouth, will only realize it after you’ve stopped walking, when you’re standing there like some animated character trying to blow his flattened hand back up. All that’s left to do then is smile around your thumb, waggle your fingers before your face in hello, your eyes kind of squinted. Not so much against the glare coming off the storage units both of you are standing in here, but in apology. For being who you are. Continue reading

The Hand of God by edward j rathke

He tasted like ash, called himself Frank, hired me to look for his wife but a man was dead. A curiosity, how a man smiles so with the back of his head gone. Frank, all sweat and shake, vomit stinging his eyes, seized movements making me nervous. I lit a cigarette and gave it to him, but he dropped it, the blood hissed.

Digging through the dead man’s pockets: came empty.

‘I can’t believe you shot him,’ Frank’s voice creaking, worn and dry.

‘It wasn’t an accident.’

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