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Best Travel Umbrella

Best Travel Umbrella Suggestions

So we’re in the UK and yes it’s raining. Doesn’t bother me as I’d rather not venture outdoors in the cold and wet. Needless to say though, her indoors needed to go out and realised her brolly was too big and bulky. Granted she’d make do with it today, but she asked me to find her a smaller, portable travel brolly instead. So I did and here is what I found and ordered;

 

Newdora Windproof Travel Folding Umbrella – Product Review

 

 

Introduction

 

Most of us will undoubtedly require an umbrella at some stage during the rainy and windy months. In the UK it can seem like the rainy season never ceases to end! However, many retail umbrellas can be far too clunky which makes them difficult to travel with. Additionally, they can be hard to handle and may often get stuck when they are needed. In this product review, we take a look at a portable folding umbrella that is built to withstand a number of weather conditions; as well as being comfortable and easy to use.

 

Build & Design

 

One of the key aspects of any umbrella is the design. This umbrella has a strong stem which is made out of triple chromed metal. The sturdy metal frame provides excellent protection against strong winds. The unpredictable weather of the UK means that a wind storm can usually occur without warning. Another key design feature of this umbrella is how easy it is to tidy up and put away. The included bag is water absorbent and very convenient to use. This is an umbrella that is truly portable. The non-slip handle makes it easy and stable to hold in all conditions. The small build of the umbrella makes it very easy to pack and to store for travel. We’ve all had experiences with umbrellas that were simply too large to pack away easily or others where we may have spent unneeded time trying to open and close them. Thankfully, this is an umbrella that is designed to be used efficiently and packed away effectively.

 

Features

 

There are some core features that separate the Newdora Umbrella from others with similar price tags. One of these is the automatic switch which operates with a simple one hand solution. It takes less than a second for the switch to work. The instant open and close will make sure you can keep dry. The fast drying mechanism means that the umbrella can be kept ready for use. There are rare occasions in the UK where the sun is particularly strong. The umbrella has you covered even for sunny days, as it provides protection against heavy sunlight. The flexibility of the umbrella and its high-quality features make it suitable for hiking, camping, hunting, and many other outdoor activities. It is a reliable umbrella that you can sure to rely on in even the most adverse conditions. It is an umbrella that is built to last even through the mayhem of the UK weather.

 

 

Standout Benefits

 

– Highly Portable

 

– Superior Wind Resistance

 

– Excellent Value for Money

 

– Easy to Use

 

– Flexible and suited for different purposes

 

– High Build Quality

 

– Easy to Put Away and Tidy Up

 

 

Conclusion

 At its modest price point, this is by far one of the best built portable umbrellas available to purchase. It can also make a great gift. This umbrella has a range of standout features which combine well with its general ease of use. If you are looking for a cheap yet reliable umbrella to guard yourself against the unpredictable mess that is UK weather; then this is amongst one of the best. Does it deserve the title of best travel umbrella? Sure it does.

 

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Non Stick Grill Mat

What Is A Non Stick Grill Mat?

Well, it’s a grill mat, that doesn’t stick if used correctly. Yes, it really is that simple.

Sophie and I invested in a gas BBQ and we had friends telling us it wasn’t a good buy. They said we’d never get the true BBQ taste or experience using this. One person summed it up with “ it’s like taking your cooker outdoors, so you might as well just use your oven in the kitchen” So we decided to prive them wrong and we bought a couple of packs of different barbecue mats to try out.

 

Barbecue Mat For Picnic BBQ

 

There’s BBQ and there’s BBQ. It’s great at home to cook some picnic bbq and sit outdoors in the garden or out at a park with friends and enjoy this honest food.

If you’ve ever done a road trip down to Texas or the Southern States of the USA then you’ll have become a firm believer in quality matters and this is one example of why. This offers more than throwing a steak, sausage or burger onto a grill while you pop back indoors to fry off some onions to have with the hotdogs. Let’s try to create a flavoursome, genuine taste of the BBQ experience.

You’ll finish reading this on your phone, then return home, disembowel the garage or shed to dig out the BBQ. Not got a barbeque? Then you need to buy one ASAP. If the idea of cooking appeals, but the cleaning up after doesn’t then this is an ideal solution for you.

 

 

The great advantage we find using the grill mat is that you can cook onions, peppers etc on the BBQ at the same time as the meat, to add flavour. Needless to say, on a standard BBQ, these would just fall through the grill.

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Kona Best BBQ Grill Mat - Heavy Duty 600 Degree Non-Stick Mats (Set of 2) - 7 Year Warranty
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  • CLEANLY & EASILY GRILL the juiciest steaks, smoke the tenderest chicken and sautee the thinnest cut vegetables with ease. Forget grill baskets and other accessories! These mats also keep your Weber, Traeger, Char Broil, Kamado, steak grilling pan, etc. looking shiny new.
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Please note; if you’re in the UK, the link above will take you to Amazon UK but these are available to order from the USA.

 

Easy To Clean?

Hell yes, forget the scouring pad and wire wool to clean the metal bars and grates. Here all you need to do is simply remove grilling mat once cool ( obviously, as we don’t want burnt fingers).

Next step is just as easy; wipe with a soft damp cloth to remove any residue and then throw on to top shelf of your dishwasher to finish cleaning.

 

Check the reviews, check pout the warranty on these products. One we really enjoyed using was the Four Heart Grill Mat pack of 5 which we ordered here.

We also suggest you double check to see what these are made of. As a minimum requirement, we suggest FDA approved PTFE coated fibreglass fabric, for your safety. Naturally follow the instructions on the product you buy, to make sure you don’t exceed recommended temperatures etc.

Barbecue Mat Ribs

 

Seriously though, we’ve seen people cooking all sorts on here, from Full English Breakfasts ( even including fried eggs ) to racks of ribs, to basic burgers with onions and mushrooms. We love to sit in our garden, enjoying our own style of picnic bbq in the sunshine.

 

 

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Flymo Hover Vac 280 Review

Easy Lawn Care With The Flymo Hover Vac 280

Nowt better in the English summer than sitting outdoors, a glass of Pimms enjoying the sunshine for the 7 days that UK summer lasts. Better get your arse in gear and sort the jungle out.

Flymo Hover Vac 280 Electric Hover Collect Lawn Mower Review

After my son managed to run over the power chord of my previous mower, I decided to look for a replacement. Ideally, one that is foolproof. ( Hey buddy, still friends and, no I don’t want you to do the lawn again ).

So I grabbed a brew, got online and had a look at a few different machines, ranging from cheap and nasty to the Rolls Royce type ride on machines. Ideal for the Lord of the Manor with his 300 acres but a bit of an overkill for a 20ft by 10ft patch of scrub.

Using an electric lawn mower can be a really simple task – once you get used to it. Famous last words you say!  It is convenient and gets work done really fast! The Flymo Hover Vac 280 electric lawn mower is one such product. This is a corded lawnmower that is manufactured by the well-known brand name “Flymo”, one of the market leaders.

What I really like is that it’s ready to go out fo the box. No searching for screwdrivers or allen keys, no 20-page booklet of instructions and bags of 50 screws of which 49 are there. Nope just take it out of the box and plug it in. It also means its easier to store as the handle folds down over the mower so it takes up less room in the garage.

It did a pretty good job, we’re not talking crown bowls or anything but enough to keep the neighbours happy and for me to stand back, crossed arms and admire my hard work. Time for a beer!

r get your arse in gear and sort the jungle out.

Specifications

    • Weight: 8.8 Kg
    • Colour: Orange
    • Style: Hover Collect Lawnmower
    • Power Source: electric
    • Voltage: 240 volts
    • Wattage: 1300 watts
    • Made in the UK
    • Fully assembled
    • 28 cm cutting width
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Sony MDRXB50AP Review

Sony MDRXB50AP Extra Bass Earbud Headset

Me, buying branded products? I mean WTF is this all about?

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I first purchased the SONY MDRXB50AP Earbuds.

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Philips DiamondClean Reviews

I quite like my teeth, I like the fact they’re not in a glass next to my bed at night time. I’ve always used a £1.99 toothbrush, usually picked up at the same time as I did my shopping. Now when my dentist, had me on my back, helpless and she said; ” You’re not getting deep enough with the cleaning, you really should get an electric toothbrush” I just nodded and gurgled a response.

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