How to spend a night in, Aardvark advice

The best way to really enjoy a night in, is to make it your own night to watch what you want to watch. That is don’t get caught in the trap of trying to please everyone else, after all it’s your night and that’s the way it should stay. If you must share your night in with someone else or a few others, make sure you call the shots and are holding the remote.

So how do we do this? First things first is to choose what movie or television show you want to watch. I would suggest picking one of the following movies because of their timeless qualities that make them watchable over and over again. Try the Great Escape. I love this movie, no doubt one of my top movies to watch of all time. You actually feel like you are there with them in the prisoner of war camp, and living with them through their courageous attempt to escape the clutches of their Nazi Captors.

Other movies that are fun to watch on your night in are; The Great Gatsby, The Shawshank Redemption and Bloodsport. All were instant classics in my opinion and can be watched consecutively one after the other.

Watching a good television series can also be a great way to spend your night is, especially if you have the time to watch episodes after episode, or even a whole season in one go. Shows that are really catching my attention at the moment are shows like “The Newsroom“, “Game of Thrones” and for something a bit funnier and sport related try “True Detective“. For the Ladies I would recommend tried and tested shows like the Gilmore Girls and Revenge.

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Nowadays you don’t have to visit your local video rental store to watch these movies and shows. You can actually watch them online, and yep you can do it legally as I found out recently.

Dilapidation Reports are an essential safe guard when starting construction

A Dilapidation Record is a Building Assessment that is a photographic record that captures the exact state of a building prior to works happening around it. The dilap report will also take photos of the buildings surrounding the building that is getting refurbished. The dilapidation record acts as a legal report, as well as could be utilized through either the contractor of the proprietor or perhaps the structure to demonstrate one way or another whether damages can be afforded to an element of the building that was actually previously existing.

Getting a dilapidation report before starting construction work is an essential safeguard!

Without a file of the existing shape of a building prior in order to development performs taking area, an argument over that is accountable for an issue can easily occur. Because there is actually no realistic file of the pre-existing ailment of the garage, the builder may not challenge the case and also finishes up having to compensate for the damage. This is actually the cause a record of the Dilapidation of a building is therefore important.

Great gift ideas, why not frame a Postcard you make yourself

Frame Postcards For a Great Gift Idea

Frame Postcards For a Great Gift Idea

We here at Aardv Ark love postcards, but thats not all we love. Sometimes the best gifts are gifts that don’t cost a lot. Now I know that’s a bold statement, but I don’t really care, I think it’s true. Well even more that true because if you think back to your favourite gift you ever received, what was it?

Was it an expensive game, a fancy new television, or a handy new gadget like a ipad or an iphone battery charger from These things whilst “cool” and fun and often times really useful… Will eventually wither and die like all other material objects… So what then is a good gift? What make a gift special, memorable and amazing?…

A gift that you make yourself of course!!!

And what do I suggest? I suggest you make a postcard. Postcards last for a long time, because people tend to look after them really well. Heck, my mother keeps them pressed inside an ancient japanese chest box. When you pull them out years later, your memory casts back to all the happy memories of the person who gave them to you.

So what do you do to make them extra special. Make a post card, or buy one. Then build a frame around it, to give it the extra oomph!!

So here’s a good video about making your own postcards. It really explains the whole way to do it way better than I could. I love how simple it makes the whole process, and how creative it can be. Let me know how you go with it, would love to see some of your designs posted on our FB page. Maybe I could even give a prize to the best design? Or better yet, I could give one of my own designs a gift to the winner. Just hit up the below comment section and we’ll talk brass!!