How to repair a hole in the wall

Instruc­tions Holes hap­pen. One of the most com­mon causes are door handles punch­ing through plas­ter­board walls. While it looks nasty, dam­age of this nature isn’t that dif­fi­cult to repair. Here’s the job broken down into a few easy steps. Pre­par­ing The Area Cut the dam­aged sec­tion of plas­ter­board out of the wall with a sharp util­ity knife.…

How to adjust motor­cycle chain slack

Adjust­ing the ten­sion is bit involved, but is some­thing that needs to be done every once in a while or after repla­cing the rear wheel. Con­sult your owner’s manu­al for the exact amount of chain slack you need. I was work­ing on my 2006 Suzuki GZ250 which needs between 5 and 15 mil­li­meters of chain slack. A chain…

Secret, amaz­ing beaches in New Zea­l­and

Some of NZ’s most beau­ti­ful and secluded beaches can only be accessed via a decent walk along a coastal track. These hid­den gems lure you for­ward with glimpses of twink­ling blue water on the hori­zon, before reward­ing your efforts with swathes of sand and birds wheel­ing across the sky. These spe­cial beaches make for a…

How to cre­ate a remote desktop con­nec­tion to your home

Ever wanted to access your home com­puter when you’re away from home? If you have a home net­work, you can use Remote Desktop Con­nec­tion to access your home PCs from out­side the net­work. This can be handy when you’re trav­el­ing or at work. Note The steps described in this top­ic are designed for advanced users…

How to share resources with Google Drive

With Google Drive, you can share files — like doc­u­ments, images, and PDFs — without hav­ing to email them as attach­ments and then you can col­lab­or­ate on. Shar­ing is as easy as indic­at­ing which email addresses or mail­ing lists should have access to a giv­en file. Share a file with an email address or mail­ing…

Amaz­ing things to do in Par­is

France….we’ll start off with just Par­is. Of course in Par­is there are the oblig­at­ory tour­ist des­tin­a­tions as well as some hid­den gems…   • Eif­fel Tower • Notre Dame • Arc de Tri­omphe (best on foot unless you feel like a car crash on one of the worlds busiest round­abouts) • Stroll (or shop) the…

17 days in Japan — Our Itin­er­ary

Day Date Where we are What we do How much will it cost 1 18th Sap­poro  http://​www​.japan​-guide​.com/​e​/​e​2​2​6​2​_​r​e​s​o​r​t​.​h​tml 2 19th Sap­poro 3 20th Sap­poro 4 21st Sap­poro 5 22nd Tokyo 6 23rd Tokyo 7 24th Tokyo 8 25th Mt Fugi 9 26th Mt Fugi 10 27th Mt Fugi 11 28th 7 days travel 12 29th 7 days travel…