It’s Father’s day soon in the Southern Hemisphere and the Summer holidays are all but done for those in the Northern Hemisphere. You’ve likely taken a mass of photographs during your vacation. Don’t let them… Continue reading →
The issue of distraction when logging on to the internet is something we all battle; it is a particular bane for writers! Author Annika King shares an abundance of ideas on how to… Continue reading →
Cleaning an oil palette is a ghastly business, nothing short of using disposable palettes prevents this messy chore… there is a cheap & easy solution!
Our regular readers will be familiar with the constant advice we give regarding internet security; our basic warning being – if it is online it is public domain, so protect yourself! The internet is rife… Continue reading →
Create your own personalized flash cards for learning or teaching purposes, make your own tarot divination deck, design your own poker deck or just make your own playing card deck–for the fun of it!… Continue reading →
Your Website, Your Way! (Part 4.) Establish An Online Presence (But PAY nothing) The online world is a scary place for those who have never been there before and for those who don‘t… Continue reading →
FIVE KEY ELEMENTS TO BECOMING A SUCCESSFUL WRITER A few words of writing wisdom from the Telling Tales Temptress herself, Adult Authoress Anika King! For a writer there is no such thing as a bad… Continue reading →
A very great deal can be learned about a person simply by noting the way they play a game. Game-play is a certain case of microcosm – macrocosm; the way one plays a game… Continue reading →
What is A Header and Footer? The Header and Footer are blank sections at the top of word processing screen pages. These are not visible unless you open them by using your menu… Continue reading →
Your Website, Your Way! (Part 2) It’s MY Website, Not Yours! Many, many people seeking to establish an online presence with a website are often burned by greedy manipulators just waiting to prey… Continue reading →
I figure if the old masters can paint by candlelight, I can work under two sixty watt bulbs…surely…??
Your Website, Your Way! (Part 1) The singular most frustrating thing when purchasing a domain name through WordPress; with the excited intention of turning the free WordPress Blog into a professional looking Website;… Continue reading →
If your internet (ethernet) connection is not working, try the below advice before spending a fortune on a pc fix it person! The ethernet socket (plug) on our emachines E640G was not working. Both the green and… Continue reading →
BACK TO BASICS HOW TO CREATE A NEW USER ACCOUNT Creating additional user accounts for yourself on your own computer can be useful for separating, work, play and various computer ‘tasks’. Click START >> Select… Continue reading →
BACK TO BASICS HOW TO CHANGE YOUR SCREEN SET UP COLOURS Click START >> Select CONTROL PANEL >> Click on DISPLAY >> (or PERSONALISATION) >> Select PERSONALISATION (if you haven’t already) >> Select… Continue reading →
BACK TO BASICS Yes, yes it’s basic, but there a newcomers to the cyberworld every single day ~ remember that! HOW TO CHANGE YOUR DESKTOP BACKGROUND Click START >> Select CONTROL PANEL >> … Continue reading →
HOW TO TYPE ODD CHARACTERS & SYMBOLS Oh the eternal frustration of never being able to type the right symbol in another language, or indeed all the odd symbols, such as copyright, pounds,… Continue reading →
A Little Breakfast Divination to start the day…! A little scary, isn’t it? Fried eggs – a little breakfast divination… and why not… most do it with tea-leaves, however the application is precisely… Continue reading →
The trials and tribulations one goes through as a writer and vast and many, but for me one of the most frustrating for so long was finding the © copyright sign on my… Continue reading →
The first advice ever given to me when I began to write in my teens was; ‘Don’t NOT write something because your Grandma might read it; You won’t ever be a successful writer… Continue reading →
DVD Player was happily fixed today with the help of a cat, a magnifying glass and pure genius, of course! My pussy loves technology and if she can find a way to get… Continue reading →
Have had a day of external household maintainance today after last night’s maelstrom! (Oh I love that word!) If one believes in the spirits who walk, last night they walked something wild! My… Continue reading →
White Canvas Syndrome! It is a malady we artists all suffer on occassion and when it strikes it surely puts one at a complete and disheartening loss… solution?
No matter what the system in place, there is always a counter to it, particularly when it comes to computing. Personally I am constantly frustrated and hampered by automated messages popping up on my… Continue reading →
TENDRILS #8 ~ currently in progress… Developing a new respect and understanding for the reasoning behind one technique of The Masters… Painting flesh tones over a green background truly does give a richness… Continue reading →
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