|Article Manual for Janome New Home 580 and 581 sewing machines
Hits 1500 | Last Modified 2014-03-06
You can't believe how long it took me to find a manual for my new (old) Janome New Home 580 sewing machine. Here's one free for you to download.
Article Can't access https sites when connected to VPN
Hits 2530 | Last Modified 2013-11-22
I use VPNUK but when I upgraded to Windows 8.1 recently I suddenly stopped being able to access some servers via remote desktop that had IPs locked down, and also any https sites too.
Article Swype not adding words on Samsung Galaxy S2
Hits 2812 | Last Modified 2013-05-29
After an update of some kind, Swype stopped adding new words to the dictionary - the option to add simply no longer appeared. This may have been after a swype update to allow you to backup your dictionary.
Article CDONTS, CDOSYS, IIS 6.0, IIS 7.0 and headaches...
Hits 4116 | Last Modified 2012-09-28
We moved from an old IIS 6.0 server setup with Classic ASP code sending bulk newsletter emails using CDONTS, to a new Windows 2008 R2 server in the cloud with IIS 7.5. We also moved to using a 3rd party SMTP service - sendgrid. We had problems...
Article How to force an Amazon s3 bucket PDF to download, not open in browser
Hits 3578 | Last Modified 2012-09-26
This took a lot of figuring out :)
Article Duplicate contacts or no profile picture on Samsung GALAXY S II
Hits 10902 | Last Modified 2012-08-22
How to get around the problem of contacts being split up on a Samsung Galaxy S2. For example, when sending a new text message, you see the same person listed several times - one for Google, one for Facebook, one for Skype etc. This also fixes the problem of not showing the correct images for contacts (or not having an image at all).
Article How do I remove a 'most visited' item from Chrome?
Hits 3089 | Last Modified 2012-07-09
Want to remove a thumbnail from Chrome's new tab page?
Article Cherry and almond sponge cake
Hits 3358 | Last Modified 2012-01-31
This is a little quick and tasty cake using glacť cherries, almonds and vanilla. It only needs one egg.
Article Making email in Microsoft Outlook appear important
Hits 3506 | Last Modified 2011-11-11
There are a number of fields you can add to an email message to make it look important, flagged, for follow up, and other things. It can be incredibly annoying when all the email you get is flagged as priority, but here's how to do it anyway...
Article Where is Windows Update located in XP?
Hits 3517 | Last Modified 2011-10-18
If you don't want to visit the Microsoft Windows update website (www.update.microsoft.com) then how do you start Windows Update if it isn't under Start/All Programs?
Misc Bronx Cocktail
Hits 2169 | Last Modified 2007-05-16
Recipe for a 'bronx' cocktail.
Article Fpa prologue
Hits 2257 | Last Modified 2007-06-13
A novel I was writing some years ago. Whilst is is based on some real events, it should be read as fiction...
Misc Design - Squiggle 11
Hits 1451 | Last Modified 2007-06-19
One of many tattoo style designs I drew whilst without a computer back in 2003.
Blog January 1996
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More journal extracts from 1996. Still in India at the time.
Misc After Bagpuss, Bagpuss Dreams
Hits 1239 | Last Modified 2007-06-11
A short film made by Caro one year. It's quite odd.
Misc Blackouts on the web
Hits 4304 | Last Modified 2007-05-16
Various web-related blackout pages.
Blog DIY - The Loft
Hits 1176 | Last Modified 2007-06-22
Iíd like to say that changing the loft insulation in a 100 year old house is fun, and full of amusing stories. But so far it isnít, and there arenít any. Itís simply dirty, nasty work in a loft full of cobwebs, dust and other unspeakable grime.
Misc Excel Games
Hits 15973 | Last Modified 2007-07-30
Some more unfinished things. These were games written in Excel by myself back in 2004 and earlier. In jobs with nothing on a computer except Excel it is still possible to entertain yourself!
Misc Summer Punch Recipe
Hits 4222 | Last Modified 2007-06-07
This is a traditional Shropshire Wassail drink that has been adapted for summer-time sipping. Basically we remove all the egg and cream from the thing, don't bother with the 10 baked apples and instead chill it and serve with ice. It's very refreshing in the sun! If you find it too bitter, then add more honey or sugar, likewise, if using sweet cider, then use less.
Blog Montreal Decking (1)
Hits 1217 | Last Modified 2007-05-16
My mother-in-law decided that it would be nice to have her patio decking Ďdoneí, and what that means is that Iíll be doing it out of the goodness of my heart.
|Comment TinyMCE popup permission denied window comment by Tony
Hits | Last Modified 2013-04-10Thank you - after 3 hours of searhcing - you were the one that helped - in my case, I was declaring the "correct" URL in the site - but my tinymce installation was running under https and I hadn't declared it as such !! Adding that all important "s" made...
Comment Cannot insert explicit value error comment by John
Hits | Last Modified 2013-03-22I found my answer here and it's simple: