It was like that when I got here.........honest!!!
- May 29, 2009
- Reaction score
- Welwyn Garden City (but oddly, not an actual city)
I bet they do provide a 'genital accidents' kit too though.
I'm sure I saw that sweep past the TV news announcer outside the conference venue in Cornwall today.Today I have spent HOURS attempting to restore the paint on my car.
1990s Toyota red paint jobs are notorious for fading, here's a close up of the condition of mine...
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...and here it is after my labours. I'm quite pleased (but fully expecting it to fade again soon - it needs a lot of maintenance).
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A lot of 90s and 00s cars do this because it was common practice to use a plasticiser in the new non-toxic twin-pack paints being used at the time.
What they could not have realised at the time is that the inclusion of the plasticiser also led to the paint being subject to ultraviolet photochromatic degradation. This is not just in the surface layer that would be renovated by using a cutting agent and polishing, but throughout the whole layer of the paint.
Unfortunately your labours will have been in vain and the dull effect will return within weeks. A 'colour mop' will not address the problem.
The only long-term solution is a respray using a modern paint system. They are now 'water-based' (strictly speaking not actually water-based, but that's what it's called) paint schemes such as Lechler, and assuming the car is well sound and worth respraying can be carried out by any reputable paint shop.
And I know this because I used to work in the industry.
(You'll know the true colour of the vehicle by looking in the boot or under the bonnet where the sunshine hasn't beaten it into submission.)
Yes I think you'll find that any pollen that might be affecting you are considerably smaller in size than the filtration ability of any commonly used cloth or cotton mask will deal with, plus pollen finds its way in also through the eyes.Went into the woods on the Ridgeway at Whiteleaf near Princes Risborough - fully masked up yet six hours later I'm still sneezing and my eyes and nose are still running.
You could try applying a small amount of vaseline around your nostrils, this will help to trap a lot of the pollen spores before you inhale them.Went into the woods on the Ridgeway at Whiteleaf near Princes Risborough - fully masked up yet six hours later I'm still sneezing and my eyes and nose are still running.
Dad had to have new glasses a few months ago, last week he had a cataract removed and he doesnt need glasses nowToday, I had various tests at the optician and then paid over £200 for a new pair of glasses.
I was greatly encouraged to find that my eyes haven't changed that much since 2016. I may still be going blind, but the rate at which it is happening is slow. They did a laser scan of the inside of my eye, which was a LOT more useful than the NHS retinal scan.
Pic of dog please
I'm envious! And I'm only half joking.Stocking up on groceries, as Sydney/Blue Mountains/Central Cost areas are under a two week lock down due to a Covid cluster - basically, I get to stay in, watch Godzilla/Gamera movies/Youtube/The Incredible Hulk and lurk about here.