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Hi, I’m Shaun Bird.

picture of meI’ve been helping people with my blogs since round about 2006.

This is a picture of me about 5 years ago.

It’s ok, I look a bit healthier now although my hair is receding even further :0(

About me

I live in Nottinghamshire, in the United Kingdom and always have done and generally, apart from the unpredictable weather, enjoy it.

I’m 41 years old, have a girlfriend but no kids (what am I messing around at, lol).

Hobbies Include

My hobbies have generally revolved around sports.  At the moment I am reverting back to running.

I used to be a regular runner about 10 years ago but met a different girlfriend (now ex, obviously) and then gradually lost interest in running.

I’ve run all the regular race distances including 1000metres, 5k, 10k, half marathons, marathons and a 43-mile cross-country trek (should have been 41 miles but we got lost).

However, I’m back now…

Here are some recent results from the Park runs that I do around Brierley forest in Huthwaite.

The inspiration for this blog

What I enjoy the most is seeing people buy products, or not buy products because of my recommendations.

It really does make putting the time into this more rewarding.

Pop up gazebos generally, have a bad reputation.

Not because there are a lot of bad ones out there, it’s more to do with people expecting their new shelter to do something it’s not been designed for.

Some people expect a cheap gazebo to be able to stay outdoors all year round and then leave bad feedback because they’ve had to detach it from next doors greenhouse.

With gazebos, you need to spend your entire budget.

Don’t try and save too much because it will come back and bite you.

Anyway, that’s enough from and about me.

If you’d like to know more whether it’s about me or you want to ask a question about a product you have seen or a product that I haven’t reviewed yet, then send me an email.

I always respond and normally within 12 hours.

Have a great day

Shaun bird