How to Connect Plastic Pipe to Metal Pipe

Being an idiot is not the same as being a person without understanding, and I’m the latter in the case of Portuguese methodology. This is especially so, when it comes to their plumbing and domestic electrical systems. Suffering from leaky pipes here and examining what I consider a real mishmash of hogwash connections, consisting of … Read more

The Joys of Free Flowing Running Water

I’m very fortunate in that I have two water supplies. One is via a borehole and the other is a mains supply. I think I’m lucky because in some parts of the world, people have to travel a considerable distance with buckets to collect water of so-so quality. Considering myself fortunate in this respect is … Read more

More Efficient Heating

A switch and soldering iron along with lead can keep you warm is the story of this long overdue blog post. It has been some time since my last post as even, being a retired person, I seem to have had little time to write anything. There have been water leaks here, there and everywhere … Read more