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Build Your Own Easel! How to Read a Compass. Guest Post: All Dogs Matter Invites You to Our Annual Valentines Dog Walk! Share the love with all four-legged friends this Sunday (February 15th 2015) and come along to enjoy a morning of furry fun in aid of All Dogs Matter.

Guest Post: All Dogs Matter Invites You to Our Annual Valentines Dog Walk!

[Credit: Mike Coles] The morning begins at the very dog-friendly Garden Gate pub, Hampstead. Dogs and owners meet and head off across the Heath for a romantic stroll. [Credit: Dogstar Photo] Survive Nature - Techniques for Surviving in every Natural Environment. When you find yourself lost in the forest, you should be alert to the fact that there are predators and they are dangerous.

Survive Nature - Techniques for Surviving in every Natural Environment

Try to fashion a spear or knife out of branches to use as protection. Among the many predators to watch out for, bears are the most dangerous (especially Grizzlies): Black Bears: If you see a black bear 50 yards away or more, then keep your distance and continue hiking always making sure to not get closer. If you happen to come across the bear and it doesn't see you, then carefully walk away and talk loudly to alert the bear to your presence. Grizzly Bears: If you come into direct contact with a Grizzly bear, avoid eye contact.

The Pre-April Showers Home Fix Checklist. April showers are just around the corner which means you may want to start thinking about getting your home in check before things get wet and muddy.

The Pre-April Showers Home Fix Checklist

It’s important to start now so that your property is in tip top shape by the time Summer arrives. The up-coming Easter weekend is a perfect opportunity to get started on your repair projects! DIY Inspiration for Up-cycling Throwaway Materials. If you’re a tradesman, problem solving forms a part of your daily job, and considering the price of raw materials, you are constantly aware of reducing unnecessary waste in order to cut on costs.

DIY Inspiration for Up-cycling Throwaway Materials

Next time you’re at work, inspect the site and look for gems such as unused pallets, wood cut offs and piping. The Dickies Valentine's Day Gift Guide. Why Do It Yourself? Digging into the Value of DIY. A few days ago, I spent more than two hours dismantling and reassembling the guts of a toilet tank.

Why Do It Yourself? Digging into the Value of DIY

There were some issues with flushing, and I wanted to see if I could diagnose it myself (I did, actually; there was a small broken part that was simple to replace). A plumber could have done it in ten minutes and probably would have charged me $25 or $50 for the service (in our area, anyway; it would likely be more in other areas). On another recent day, I spent about four hours building a small electronic spider that could walk under its own power. I was doing this mostly so I could learn how to use Arduino (an open source electronics platform) because I intend to use it to build some animated Christmas light displays for our family and perhaps some day sell them. I earned nothing from this except my own knowledge.

Four Strongest Fishing Knots. Foil Packets, Dutch Oven & Gourmet S'mores Recipes. Ever since our first camping trip when we threw foil packets of cubed steak with roasted rosemary potatoes, carrots and peas on the campfire, finding great camping recipes has been a top priority.

Foil Packets, Dutch Oven & Gourmet S'mores Recipes

That’s why we’ve created this section of the blog dedicated to our favorite camping recipes. Breakfast Main Dishes Side Dishes Sweet Treats Dutch Oven Pork Chili Verde Camp Recipe. The Ultimate Dickies Winter Survival Kit - Sunday, 18th January marked the coldest night of the winter.

The Ultimate Dickies Winter Survival Kit -

Loch Glascarnoch in Scotland measured a frosty -11.2C beating the previous record low this winter of -9C, measured on 27th December in Cromdale, Moray. The UK Met Office has a released a “severe cold weather action” warning after a forecast of further icy low temperatures was made for the rest of the week.

Working in cold, wet, and generally stormy conditions is difficult, and can be very dangerous if you’re handling electrical equipment and machinery, as the risk of having an accident increases. Bearing this in mind, we’ve put together the ultimate Dickies winter survival kit that will keep you protected and working productively during winter as well as prepared for unexpected weather changes. At DickiesStore we’ve got you covered.

Base layer. DIY Budget Aquaponic grow bed construction. Best campsite reviews: in the UK. Make Your Own Gifts LIGHT BULB TERRARIUM – Green Holiday Gift Guide - StumbleUpon. Guest Post: The Not-So-Secret Skills of Great Tradesmen - At MyBuilder, we know that great tradesmen possess skills they’ve honed over many years if not decades of experience.

Guest Post: The Not-So-Secret Skills of Great Tradesmen -

It could be the perfect way to paint corners of a room, how to get a great smooth finish when plastering or perfect symmetry when tiling. One skill that isn’t always honed though, or even thought much about by some tradesmen, is a major part of their customer service and that is communication – undeniably an important factor for any service provider. We’ve taken a look at some of the factors that homeowners really value – many of which good tradesmen will do naturally. It’s worth highlighting here though, as these attributes can really make the difference, in not only which tradesman gets chosen for a job, but transforming a good job into a great job. Communication is key. The UK’s leading monthly hillwalking magazine.

St Ives chef reaches final of UK worker of the year. Comments (0) A CHEF from St Ives could be crowned the best worker in the country this week after being shortlisted for a national award.

St Ives chef reaches final of UK worker of the year

Mike Watton, 30, who works at The Cornish Deli, has reached the final of UK Worker of the Year, a competition that searches for workers who exemplify what doing a good job is all about. DickiesStore Now Recognised as Google Certified Shop - DickiesStore was recently selected as a Google Certified Shop!

DickiesStore Now Recognised as Google Certified Shop -

What does this mean, exactly? To help shoppers identify online merchants that offer a great shopping experience, the Google Certified Shops badge is awarded to ecommerce sites that demonstrate a track record of on-time shipping and excellent customer service. When visiting the DickiesStore website, shoppers will see a Google Certified Shops badge and can click on it for more information. In addition, when a customer makes a purchase at a Google Certified Shop, they have the option to select free purchase protection from Google.

Behind the Scenes - UK Worker of the Year Final 2014 - This year’s grand final of Dickies UK Worker of the Year took place at the Thistle Hotel at Brands Hatch on Saturday 18th October. The final weekend of thrills and spills of the British Superbike Championships was thrown in for good measure for all six finalists and their chosen guests. The team at were lucky enough to have behind the scenes access to report on all the high points of this year’s event. Saturday began with a full day of corporate hospitality trackside, where the six finalists were clearly nervous ahead of the announcements due that evening. Time to be an Adult: Time to think about Christmas...Part 1. I think our Indian Summer has finally come to an end.

I'm using the heated seat feature in my car most mornings now, the winter duvet has replaced the summer one and we finally turned on our heating this week, although only in the living room. I don't know what it is about the start of Autumn, but as soon as I start to feel that first nip in the air and see the leaves changing colour my thoughts start to turn to *whisper it* CHRISTMAS!! I'm not going to apologise, I LOVE Christmas. I love the extra time we spend with our families and friends, I love the food (who else loves that first Satsuma of the season?!) The UK’s leading monthly hillwalking magazine. Wild runners Jen and Sim Benson offer some advice on making the transition from hillwalking to hill-running IF YOU’RE LOOKING TO GET INTO WILD running, it’s worth making the effort to get your body ready to run.

Walking is great exercise and provides a perfect base of fitness for running; however there are some key differences when taking up the pace. Here are our top tips on making the move from walking to running: Running generates large amounts of heat, so it’s important to choose clothing that will keep you cool, however should you need to stop for any reason you may get cold rapidly. Dickies to become 'associate sponsor' of Be Wiser Kawasaki BSB team. Workwear brand takes on new team. Dickies is to become the ‘associate sponsor’ for the new MCE British Superbike team Be Wiser Kawasaki. After a heavy presence in the sport over recent years, the workwear and leisurewear brand has switched its attention from Tyco Suzuki (TAS Racing) to the new team for the 2014/15 season. Dickies will represent Be Wiser Kawasaki, which is set to announce its rider line-up at the Motorcycle Live show on November 24, as well as supply safety clothing for all race marshal and medical team, as well as the British Eurosport TV production team.

Maurice Morton, Sales and Marketing Director at Dickies, said: “We are delighted to be the associate sponsor for the new MCE BSB team. We, as a brand have tried to ensure that our presence with MCE BSB has grown considerably over the years, and this move emphasises that. Get Your Trade Business Discovered Online - DickiesStore. Today’s guest post comes from Adam Callow, founder of Follow his advice on getting your trade business visible in the online world! Customers Search Online – Make Sure You Are Getting Found. BSB News - BSB: Tommy Hill to manage Kawasaki BSB team.

Dickies Flame-Resistant Workwear Balances Brand Heritage With Performance-Driven Technology. FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than 90 years, leading global workwear maker Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co. and its flagship Dickies® brand have protected workers with quality apparel that's Built To Work. How to Prepare for a High-Altitude Race. Interactive Dickies Autumn - Winter Collection - Dickies Review Squad Puts Our Products to the Test -

15 extraordinary things to do in Scotland. Woodworking for Mere Mortals: Free woodworking videos and plans. : Build your own TARDIS! Infographic: The Highest Peaks in the UK - UK Peaks Infographic (1) 18 Reasons To Run Away To The Isle Of Skye. Feeling sporty? 3 steps to help you get moving in the mountains. 12 Of The World’s Most Jaw-Dropping Remote Hideaways. Have You Tried These Nifty Tool Storage Ideas? - 14 Of The Most Remote And Extreme Cities Around The World. Bakes, Books And My Boys: Dickies RedHawk Boiler Suit - Review. Your essential guide to becoming a manly DIY king.

Top 10 photography locations in the Lake District. September Gardening: End of Summer Must Do's - Dickies joins the BMF - Builders' Merchants News. Shed of the Year 2014: allotment roof shed wins title. Need New Kit for the New School Year? - DIY outdoor garden furniture. South England's 5 finest walks in Sussex, Surrey, Dorset & Devon. How to Build a Treehouse. Dickies Workwear News:- Dickies Support L6ve Life Foundation. 12 Photos Of Britons And Their Whimsical Sheds. Avoid Costly DIY Disasters with the Dickies DIY Tips Sheet. Oil and gas workwear company Williamson-Dickie acquires North East Rig Out Ltd. 24 Jaw-Dropping Photos Of The Construction Of The Empire State Building. Infographic: Serious About Safety Helmets. Next Day Delivery with DickiesStore & DPD.

The Walkers Rules. Dickies Store giveaway. Guest Post: How to Create a Summer Hanging Basket. Are You Kitted Out For Festival Season? Product Of The Week 08. Photographer Captures Lonely Portraits Of Superheroes In The Great Outdoors. The UK’s leading monthly hillwalking magazine. News - Mackays employs a not-so-dumb approach to promotion. Top 5 Outdoor Family Attractions. Dickies sponsors Motorsport Rescue Unit : Tyrepress.

Pitchforks, Overalls & Wedding Bells. Infographic: 10 Easy Ways to Increase Your Property Value. How to Care for Flame Retardant Clothing. Construction Industry’s Windsor Half Marathon. CRASH for a Good Cause. Joe Reviews: DickiesStore Workwear. Keep Dry with Dickies Store this Spring Showers : Pro Landscaper. Ancient Woodland Adventures. DickiesStore release new Two Tone Range for 2014. The Diligent Gardener: Review: Dickies Donegal Workboots. "We're going on an adventure . . . " : Dickies Workwear - Review. Dickies Donates: Hi Vis for a Good Cause. It’s National Bike Week! Infographic: PPE in the Workplace. Follow Our Lead - Guest Post from Oldies Club.

Winning Big With British Superbikes. Do You Have What It Takes to Join The Dickies Squad? DickiesStore Guide to Allotment Gardening. Infographic: Worker Safety in the UK. BBC Gardeners’ World Live. Salad Strategies for the Hungry Gap. Infographic: Gardening in the UK. Gardening-Infographic (3) The Secret Life of a Dog Walker - Part 2. It's Boat Race Time in London. Introducing the Edible Garden Show - DickiesStore Blog. Happy, Healthy and Safe! The Outdoors and the Open Road – Top UK Road Trips. New Releases in the DickiesStore – Great Products for 2014. The Secret Life of a Dog Walker. Bloomin’ Lovely: Prepping Your Garden for Spring.

Survive the Zombie Apocalypse With DickiesStore! Top Tips and Advice for Running with Your Dog. Take Nothing But Pictures: Outdoor Photography Tips. Little People and the Great Outdoors.