 HOW MUCH FOR A LITTLE SCREW? Tales from behind the counter A FUNNY, FICTIONAL ROMP

This humorous work by writer Graham Higson looks back at his time running a small hardware shop and his attempts to compete with world- domineering multiples and greedy high-street banks.

"Humour so visual…" Frank Kusy, author

"An intriguing and fascinating book." Robert Fear, author

On sale at Amazon: Kindle £3.99 Paperback £10 post free

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 GORILLA GLUE Gorilla Glue is the proud manufacturer of adhesive and sealant products For the Toughest Jobs on Planet Earth®. On the market for more than a decade in the US, Gorilla Glue has won a devoted following from the DIY and home improvement crowd to become a leading national brand in glues, tapes, sealants and grab adhesives. Each product in the range has unique features and benefits, such as reinforced rubber particles to absorb shocks, quick drying capabilities and unique anti-clog caps, which can be seen online at Chorley Business & Technology Centre East Terrace, Euxton, Chorley PR7 6TE Tel: 01257 241319 Fax: 01257 273820 Email: Website:

 NO MORE NAILS No More Nails is the No 1 Grab Adhesive. It negates the need for nails or screws in such applications as fixing skirting, architrave, dado, beading, shelving etc. saving both time and money, and making the job look more attractive. The No More Nails Range consists of a variety of Grab Adhesives to complete any job indoors and out. It is available in cartridges, tubes, pressure packs, mini tubes, rolls and strips.

Henkel Consumer Adhesives Wood Lane End, Hemel Hempstead, HP2 4RQ Tel: 01442 278 115 Fax: 01442 278 493 Email: Website:

 PRITT Pritt glue sticks were invented in 1969. Since then Pritt has been the market leading brand for stationery adhesives in the home, office and school. Pritt glue sticks, liquid glues and correction products are must haves in any stationery range.

Henkel Consumer Adhesives Wood Lane End, Hemel Hempstead, HP2 4RQ Tel: 01442 278 115 Fax: 01442 278 493 Email: Website:

 BARTOLINE LTD A family business established in 1876, is the UK’s largest supplier of decorating sundries. Products include White Spirit, Turpentine Substitute, Paraffin, powder and ready mixed fillers, wallcovering adhesives (including Easipaste), sugar soaps, woodcare products , TX10 Paint Stripper, wipes, etc. Bartoline is also the home of the innovative CLEAN SPIRIT, the safe alternative to traditional paint solvents. Our attention to quality and high levels of customer service are legendary. Accredited with ISO’s 9000, 14000 and 18000.

Bartoline Limited, Barmston Close, Beverley, East Yorkshire HU17 0LW Tel: 01482 678710 Fax: 01482 872606 Email: Website:

 HB42® HB42® is a premium brand of sealants, adhesives, solvents and fillers from Hilton Banks Ltd. Using the latest technology, HB42 creates easy-to-use, high performing products that meet the exacting standards of the construction industry. The range includes the original HB42 All-in-One Ultimate Sealant & Adhesive, HB42 Super Grab Adhesive, Ultimate Silicones, Le Filla® All-in-one Filler, Ultimate Wood Filler, Ultimate Bond and Solvent Cleaner. All products come in vibrant, quality packaging with a clear message, point of sale and sales force support. Contact us for Trade Deals. Hilton Banks Limited, 74 Oldfield Road, Hampton, Middlesex, TW12 2HR Tel: 020 8979 8284 Fax: 020 8979 8294 Email: Website:


UniBond offers a wide range of DIY and Professional products including Sealants, Grab Adhesives, Tile Adhesives & Grouts, Epoxies, All Purpose Glues, and the latest generation of Ultra High Performance FlexTec polymer Adhesives & Sealants; One for All.

Henkel Consumer Adhesives Wood Lane End, Hemel Hempstead, HP2 4RQ Tel: 01442 278 115 Fax: 01442 278 493 Email: Website:

 SIROFLEX LTD Siroflex is a subsidiary of the Den Braven Group and one of the UK’s leading suppliers of silicones, sealants, adhesives and PU foams. We offer a wide range of products specifically manufactured to cater for both the trade and DIY retail market sectors, in both our own SX Trade Strength or own label branding. Our dedicated team are on hand to provide you with technical support and first class customer service. We are committed to offering our customers the highest quality products and services at the most competitive prices in the UK market.

Tel: +44 (0)1226 771600 Fax: +44 (0)1226 771601 Email: Website:

 EVERBUILD – A SIKA COMPANY The UK and Ireland’s largest manufacturer of sealants, adhesives and building chemicals. We are passionate about the products we produce and have always worked on the simple premise that Trade Users will only come back for good products, so that’s all we make! Everbuild - A Sika® Company are owned by Sika AG, a globally active speciality chemicals company offering a comprehensive range of products, including waterproofing systems, sealing, bonding and speciality mortars etc, across many construction and associated sectors.

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Knowsthorpe Way, Cross Green Industrial Estate, Leeds LS9 0SW Tel: 0113 240 3456 Fax: 0113 240 0024 Email: Website:

 LOCTITE Loctite has been one of the world’s leaders in advanced adhesive formulations for over 50 years. Loctite glues deliver strength, reliability and value every time.

They are perfect for repairing items from the everyday to the irreplaceable. The range of liquid and gel Super Glues come with high performance features such as temperature resistance, high flexibility, and even being dishwasher-proof. They are supplied in various formats such as tubes, bottles, and even an ‘easy-as- writing’ applicator pen. To ensure the nozzle is kept clear and ready for use all the products have an anti-clog pin-in-the-cap.

Henkel Consumer Adhesives Wood Lane End, Hemel Hempstead, HP2 4RQ Tel: 01442 278 115 Fax: 01442 278 493 Email: Website:

 PALACE CHEMICALS LTD have a comprehensive range of quality products including; tile adhesives & grouts, levelling compounds, sealants, waterproofing systems, decorating sundries, building chemicals, paint strippers, timber treatment and car care products. Why go elsewhere, when you can source all your needs from one reliable supplier? PALACE CHEMICALS LTD is fully accredited to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & ISO 18001 and all products are produced in our modern, fully automated manufacturing plant in the UK. Brand names include; Langlow, Fenceguard, Super Grip, Patina and Strip Away.

Speke Hall Industrial Estate, Speke, Liverpool L24 1YA Tel: 0151 486 6101 Fax: 0151 448 1982 Email: Website:

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