Friday, 16 December 2016

101 Uses for a Suitcase.

I didn't watch this film...but when Michael was flicking through the channels I spotted these men using a suitcase as a table to play cards on..the film was called "The Big Money".

Friday, 4 November 2016

101 Uses for a water dispenser bottle.

Another one from Archie in Odissa, India. How to get a better light from a small torch using a water bottle. 
Thank you Archie.

Saturday, 29 October 2016

101 Uses for a Matchstick

Another one for the blog from Archie. this is in the dining room of where he is staying...Hmm?

Friday, 28 October 2016

101 Uses for a Padlock

Archie sent me this image from his residency in Odissa, India.
A heavy padlock being used to stand incense sticks in the key hole.

Sunday, 2 October 2016

101 Uses for a CD

Archie and Meriel are in India, Archie sent me this new use for a CD he saw in Bangalore...a reflector on a bike.

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

101 Uses for an Anchor

Seen outside the Sea Shanty Cafe in Trearddur Bay in Anglesey recently. An anchor embedded in the wall to tie up your dog....makes sense at the Sea Shanty..

Friday, 22 July 2016

101 uses for a bucket

Pandemonium drummers at Olympic Opening ceremony on 27th July 2012...965 drummers drumming on buckets, as real drums would have cost over 2 million pounds. 

101 Uses for a cobweb

I know this isn't strictly a use, just a happy accident. but I liked how the old photographs look like they are floating, on the almost invisible webs in the Snoopers Paradise window in Brighton...a possible use for window displays....once you have trained the spiders.

101 Uses for a Phone box

As seen near Brighton Pier, two old phone boxes  used as a mini shop.

Sunday, 5 June 2016

101 Uses for a set of Old Kitchen Scales

I have been wondering what to do with these scales for recently occurred to me that they make a great bird table and bird bath...judging by the water splashes all over the table yesterday I think they are enjoying a good bath.

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

101 Uses for a toilet roll

Nice story in the Local paper (Northwich Guardian) about the opening of the new toilets, nice use of loo roll as the ceremonial ribbon.

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

101 Uses for a Screwdriver

You see this a lot at Steam Rallies, the humble screwdriver used to secure the number...and other a giant board pin.

101 Uses for a Spoon

The lovely new B and B owners in the Promenade in Llandudno used a spoon to secure the breakfast menu cards from blowing away.

101 Uses for a Loo Roll Holder and a Ceiling Tile

Nice to see the students using their creative skills to fashion themselves a small table for drawing and eating lunch on in the Unit X building. (thank you to Bink).

Sunday, 10 April 2016

101 Uses for a Wooden Spoon

Quite a few cafes I have been in seem to use the numbered wooden spoon method to indicate table/order number...and it seems to work well. This one is a the organic farm shop in Shipbrook Road. (a pleasant walk from our house).

Thursday, 7 April 2016

101 Uses for an oil can.

As seen in Glossop today...I like to think it started with one can, and then it another needed adding and then another....until it was finally secure.

Wednesday, 30 March 2016

101 Uses for a Skirt Hanger

Seen in a charity shop today in Macclesfield, an unusual way to sell LPs.

Monday, 14 March 2016

101 Uses for a paperclip

The paper clip, since the advent of the re-set button,  has been used has a handy re-set button presser . I love how the apple store give all their assistants a mock paper clip...very stylish , but wouldn't a box of paper clips do the job as well and be a lot cheaper?

Sunday, 13 March 2016

101 Uses for a bath

A bath used as a water trough in a field near the Trent and Mersey Canal, near Rudheath. This seems to be a common usage for the old roll topped bath.

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

101 Uses for a Stapler

Seen at Northwich station early yesterday morning (6.30am..too early). the Ticket man ran out of the office to avoid being on the photo... The "stand in"  Ticket man propped up the change tray on a stapler like he did it all the time..

Saturday, 30 January 2016

101 Uses for a Broom cupboard

Funny the things that get on the front of the paper...I salute the man who uses his initiative and finds somewhere to rest on his packed commuter matter how uncomfortable it looks..better than standing. They should leave him alone....or provide some proper seats.

Friday, 15 January 2016

101 Uses for a Toothbrush

Tim Peake is out doing his first space walk on the International Space Station as I type this. Some amazing footage on the news and the interesting fact that they have a "toothbrush tool" for cleaning away any dirt, which is an actual toothbrush. I would love to know which sort.

Sunday, 10 January 2016

101 Uses for a Plough

As seen at the Organic Farm at the other end of our road today.

A handy water bottle holding device.